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2005 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 1-1
Lifetime Asthma Population Estimates, in thousands
by Age, United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2005
    
Age
All agesChildrenAdults  
15 - 34
  
TotalAge <18Age 18+0 - 45 - 1415 - 3415 - 1920 - 2425 - 3435 - 6465 + 
            
Total:32,6219,28723,3341,7415,53610,1213,5162,5494,05611,7673,456
Male14,6285,4819,1481,0983,3354,5921,7321,0951,7654,4071,196
Female17,9923,80614,1866432,2015,5291,7831,4542,2917,3592,260
            
White Non-Hispanic: 22,4205,04217,3787272,9806,8282,2811,6572,8909,0652,819
Male9,9842,9936,9914751,8633,1041,0617271,3163,555987
Female12,4352,04910,3862521,1173,7241,2209301,5745,5101,832
            
Black Non-Hispanic: 4,8121,9192,8934751,1261,4165684294191,442352
Male2,1771,1741,00432964465632216916546485
Female2,6347451,889146482761246260254978267
            
Other Races Non-Hispanic: 1,512546966115332620231*188*20035392*
Male67229737672*165282**66*65*112*42*
Female84025059043*16733881*121*13524250*
            
Hispanic:3,8771,7802,0974251,0971,257435275547906192
Male1,7941,01777722366355019813321927682
Female2,0837631,320202435706237142327630110
            
Puerto Rican:9173745439522227772*53*15327548*
Male43322920555*13612948***66*96*17*
Female48414533940*8614924*38*8617931*
            
Mexican/Mexican-American:2,0861,0581,02825765468523316928340881
Male9615554061223773001019011012339*
Female1,12550262213527838513279*17428641*
            
Region:           
Northeast6,1991,7344,4652971,0141,8507055406042,398642
Midwest7,9172,1245,7934271,1382,7511,0116211,1182,735866
South11,4473,4637,9847392,1003,5621,0959721,4953,7921,254
West7,0571,9665,0912791,2841,9587044168392,842694
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:§           
0 - 0.995,3011,8943,4065171,0451,7987566743681,539402
1.00 - 2.499,7322,9656,7676091,7763,0821,0308491,2022,8401,426
2.50 - 4.498,6012,5186,0834001,4992,7509136021,2362,990961
4.50 and above8,9871,9107,0772161,2162,4908164241,2504,398667
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC   compiled 5/22/2007

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 do not add to total because of missing data.

 

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