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2005 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 4-1
Current Asthma Prevalence Percents
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:7.68.97.26.89.87.510.07.26.47.17.6
Male6.410.05.18.211.35.88.25.44.74.86.1
Female8.87.89.25.38.39.311.99.18.09.48.8
            
White Non-Hispanic: 7.68.07.64.68.88.110.47.37.27.57.6
Male6.38.85.65.810.26.58.55.65.85.36.1
Female8.97.09.43.47.39.712.49.08.69.78.7
            
Black Non-Hispanic: 9.913.08.413.813.38.913.79.15.98.29.4
Male8.815.25.417.615.17.313.25.8*4.54.95.2*
Female10.810.710.89.711.410.314.212.37.010.912.0
            
Other Races Non-Hispanic: 6.49.15.38.310.96.4**7.3*6.63.96.1*
Male5.09.43.3*10.6*9.63.6*3.3***2.5*2.9*6.3*
Female7.78.97.26.1*12.09.7****11.14.95.9*
            
Hispanic:6.28.65.07.39.95.06.85.34.04.97.2
Male5.39.73.07.412.03.34.83.8*2.42.67.3
Female7.27.47.17.17.77.09.26.96.07.27.1
            
Puerto Rican:16.919.915.414.426.514.212.4*16.0*14.316.212.9
Male15.924.411.114.3*34.611.9*******9.9***
Female17.715.318.714.5*18.216.2**22.7*16.021.312.5*
            
Mexican/Mexican-American:5.27.43.96.18.74.25.15.43.23.36.6
Male4.47.72.56.0*9.82.72.6*4.9*1.6*1.77.2*
Female6.07.15.46.37.56.08.0*5.8*5.15.06.1*
            
Region:           
Northeast8.710.18.27.611.09.012.29.96.88.47.1
Midwest7.78.57.56.38.48.813.27.17.36.98.1
South7.29.26.57.910.56.57.96.85.76.37.2
West7.57.97.34.79.36.78.26.26.27.68.4
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:           
0 - 0.9910.210.69.910.110.48.513.57.95.212.78.9
1.00 - 2.498.28.68.17.79.17.89.57.37.18.28.4
2.50 - 4.497.39.36.65.610.67.68.96.77.36.46.8
4.50 and above6.47.76.03.69.46.59.26.95.35.96.7
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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%.

† As a subset of Hispanic.

‡ Missing responses imputed.

 

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