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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, 2005
    
Age
All agesChildrenAdults  
15 - 34
  
TotalAge <18Age 18+0 - 45 - 1415 - 3415 - 1920 - 2425 - 3435 - 6465 + 
            
Total:22,2276,53115,6971,3713,9566,0172,0721,4622,4848,2132,670
Male9,0923,7455,3488472,3272,3188625449122,696905
Female13,1352,78610,3495241,6293,6991,2109181,5715,5171,766
            
White Non-Hispanic: 15,1993,48911,7105372,1234,0361,3549401,7426,3342,169
Male6,1461,9864,1603471,2701,6055583606872,174749
Female9,0531,5037,5501908532,4317965801,0554,1601,420
            
Black Non-Hispanic: 3,5061,4422,0654198119564122582861,048273
Male1,45485959527746937119181*9828058*
Female2,0525831,470142342585220177188768215
            
Other Races Non-Hispanic: 89936353688*250288**75*14720469*
Male351184167*54*10886*22***30*75***
Female54817936934*142202****11812940*
            
Hispanic:2,6221,2371,386327772737239189308627160
Male1,1417154271694802569069*9716769
Female1,48152295915729248115012021146091
            
Puerto Rican:6922694236418417336*43*9422348*
Male29916713331*12269*******61***
Female39310229033*62*104**37*5616231*
            
Mexican/Mexican-American:1,40073666419446941712313216325268*
Male60638721995*27313933*63*43*66*33*
Female79434944599*19627890*69*11918635*
            
Region:           
Northeast4,5711,3023,2702507951,1404183174061,857529
Midwest5,5201,5084,0123058281,7596763747081,948680
South7,5652,4595,1066121,5001,9695995168532,565919
West4,5711,2623,3092048331,1493792555161,842541
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:§           
0 - 0.993,9681,4092,5594357431,1675293792591,300322
1.00 - 2.496,7901,9744,8154921,1561,9096095167842,0741,158
2.50 - 4.495,7881,8263,9622811,1681,6274963138182,015696
4.50 and above5,6821,3224,3601628881,3144382546222,823493
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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.

‡As a subset of Hispanic.

§Missing responses imputed.

 

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