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2006 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, 2006
    
Age (years)
All agesChildrenAdults  
15 - 34
  
TotalAge <18Age 18+0 - 45 - 1415 - 3415 - 1920 - 2425 - 3435 - 6465 + 
            
Total:7.89.37.35.810.97.89.57.77.07.37.0
Male7.011.05.67.013.36.48.55.85.55.55.8
Female8.67.58.94.68.49.310.69.68.59.17.9
            
White Non-Hispanic: 7.98.87.75.410.18.69.48.78.17.66.9
Male7.010.26.16.212.66.87.95.76.76.05.9
Female8.87.29.24.67.610.511.111.89.59.17.7
            
Black Non-Hispanic: 9.212.77.78.915.08.311.26.87.27.48.9
Male8.414.25.410.017.17.19.95.6*6.14.48.1
Female10.011.29.57.712.99.212.67.78.39.99.5
            
Other Races Non-Hispanic: 7.16.97.2**8.46.16.9*8.7*4.5*8.36.9
Male6.97.96.6**9.56.0*7.7*****8.15.4*
Female7.36.07.7**7.46.2****7.9*8.58.2*
            
Hispanic:6.49.05.15.510.65.59.04.84.25.35.6
Male5.911.82.98.113.54.89.73.4***2.42.4*
Female6.96.17.42.87.66.38.26.25.48.47.9
            
Puerto Rican:17.225.713.123.927.315.717.7*21.0*11.7*12.114.6*
Male14.532.45.6*36.536.27.5*******5.5***
Female19.718.920.1**20.224.326.8*33.817.2*18.221.7*
            
Mexican/Mexican-American:5.06.64.13.08.84.57.13.6*3.8*4.13.8*
Male5.09.12.9*3.911.94.4*7.7*****2.0**
Female5.04.05.52.1*5.44.66.3*3.2*4.46.5**
            
Region:           
Northeast9.012.18.09.513.49.510.911.47.57.77.3
Midwest8.39.87.95.511.68.610.18.08.28.06.6
South7.38.66.86.410.27.27.67.66.86.66.8
West7.27.67.02.39.36.710.74.65.67.67.6
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:           
0 - 0.9911.712.211.49.214.010.714.111.37.813.29.3
1.00 - 2.498.19.47.65.811.07.39.16.56.87.98.5
2.50 - 4.497.29.36.63.811.27.08.95.86.67.25.3
4.50 and above6.16.36.03.97.47.36.78.07.35.65.4
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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%.

As a subset of Hispanic.

Missing responses imputed.

 

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