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2005 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 3-1
Current Asthma Population Estimates, in thousands
by Age, United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2004
    
Age
All agesChildrenAdults  
15 - 34
  
TotalAge <18Age 18+0 - 45 - 1415 - 3415 - 1920 - 2425 - 3435 - 6465 + 
            
Total:20,545  6,187  14,358  1,120  3,701  5,616  1,920  1,359  2,337  7,679  2,429  
Male8,937  3,790  5,148  672  2,406  2,341  1,022  485  834  2,673  846  
Female11,608  2,397  9,210  448  1,295  3,275  898  874  1,503  5,0071,583
            
White Non-Hispanic: 14,475  3,611  10,864  618  2,050  3,902  1,276  963  1,663  5,862  2,044  
Male6,024  2,132  3,892  334  1,326  1,559  628  341  591  2,081  724  
Female8,451  1,480  6,972  284  724  2,342  648  622  1,072  3,780  1,320  
            
Black Non-Hispanic: 3,301  1,421  1,880  265  909  974  388  258  328  943  209  
Male1,569  932  637  164  613  444  241  93*  110  278  70*  
Female1,731  488  1,243  102  295  530  147  166  218  665  139  
            
Other races Non-Hispanic: 645  193  451  25*  139  126  **  **  80*  308  47*  
Male246  113  133  **  77*  54*  **  **  39*  89*  **  
Female399  81*  318  **  62*  72*  **  **  41*  218  42*  
            
Hispanic:2,124  961  1,163  212  603  614  227  121*  266  567  128  
Male1,098  613  485  153  389  284  139*  51*  94*  224  47  
Female1,026  348  677  58  214  330  89  70*  172  343  81  
            
Puerto Rican:ª506  231  275  66*  136  127*  **  23*  41*  147  30*  
Male257  153  104*  62*  84*  **  **  **  **  55*  **  
Female249  78  171  **  52*  82  28*  **  35*  92  **  
            
Mexican/Mexican-American:ª1,129  525  604  104  323  364  127  73*  164  287  51  
Male611  350  261  74  226  158  73  **  61*  136  18*  
Female518  175  343  29*  98  206  54*  **  103  151  34*  
            
Region:           
Northeast3,903  1,154  2,749  189  729  1,016  330  235*  451  1,569  400  
Midwest5,206  1,663  3,544  293  888  1,612  638  384  590  1,758  655  
South6,902  2,253  4,649  450  1,3731,651  555  324  773  2,557  870  
West4,534  1,117  3,417  187  711  1,337  398  416  523  1,795  504  
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:§           
0 - .992,651  909  1,742  223  579  795  227  319  249  818  236  
1.00 - 2.494,904  1,668  3,236  346  1,006  1,392  366  390  636  1,512  648  
2.50 - 4.494,202  1,265  2,937  173  766  1,133  409  202  522  1,495  636  
4.50 and above4,362  1,000  3,361  129  550  1,165  397  212  557  2,326  191  

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC   compiled 1/19/2006

All relative standard errors are <30% unless otherwise indicated.

* Relative standard error of the estimate is 30%-50%; the estimate is unreliable.

** Relative standard error of the estimate exceeds 50%.

Numbers within selected characteristics may not add to totals because of rounding.

ª As a subset of Hispanic.

§ Numbers may not add to total because of missing data.
 

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