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2006 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, 2006
    
Age (years)
All agesChildrenAdults  
15 - 34
  
TotalAge <18Age 18+0 - 45 - 1415 - 3415 - 1920 - 2425 - 3435 - 6465 + 
            
Total:22,8766,81916,0571,1784,3706,2931,9941,5562,7428,5442,491
Male10,0264,1225,9047272,7152,5759195761,0803,116893
Female12,8502,69710,1524511,6563,7181,0759801,6625,4281,598
            
White Non-Hispanic: 15,5733,77111,8016192,4024,2571,2321,0981,9276,3051,989
Male6,7522,2594,4933631,5301,6765233637892,450732
Female8,8211,5137,3082568722,5817097351,1373,8551,256
            
Black Non-Hispanic: 3,3911,4421,949274937919355187378983277
Male1,42481261215553637316166*146256103
Female1,9676301,337119401546194121232727174
            
Other Races Non-Hispanic: 1,137278859**18229583*102*110*53694
Male541162379**97144*49*****247**
Female597116481**84*151****100*28960*
            
Hispanic:2,7751,3281,447254849821324169328720131
Male1,31088942119155138218662***16224*
Female1,4654381,02663298439138107194557107
            
Puerto Rican:68233035294*18818861*62*65*15953*
Male28120972*85*111*46***********
Female401122280**7714243*54*45*12350*
            
Mexican/Mexican-American:1,4186737459848245916589*205*33544*
Male746470275*62340242*95*****88**
Female67220346935*14221770*39*108247**
            
Region:           
Northeast4,7321,6353,0973399591,3294394014891,643462
Midwest5,6721,6344,0382551,0701,6304833847622,138579
South8,0192,3315,6884771,5532,1895825801,0272,894907
West4,4521,2183,2341077881,1454901914641,869543
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:§           
0 - 0.995,1101,8913,2184721,1281,5836095244501,582346
1.00 - 2.496,7892,1614,6283641,4031,7595574277752,0821,181
2.50 - 4.495,7681,7823,9861871,2111,4954862777312,332544
4.50 and above5,2099854,2251556291,4563433287862,549420
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC   compiled 3/18/2008

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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