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2007 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, 2007
 Age (years)
 15-34 

Characteristic†
All ages
Total
Children
Age <18
Adults
Age 18+

 0 - 4

 5 - 14

 15 - 34

 15 - 19

 20 - 24

 25 - 34

 35 - 64

 65+
Total:34,0089,60524,4021,6365,63711,1863,4732,9534,75912,0373,511
    Male15,9335,55010,3831,0043,3295,5661,9801,5162,0694,8241,210
    Female18,0754,05514,0206322,3085,6201,4931,4372,6907,2132,301
            
White Non-Hispanic:22,6054,73917,8666022,7337,4392,1631,9693,3078,9752,857
    Male10,3772,6307,7473411,6123,6111,2031,0551,3533,822991
    Female12,2282,10910,1202611,1213,8289609131,9545,1521,866
            
Black Non-Hispanic:4,9162,2342,6835071,2631,4576103445031,376314
    Male2,1801,251929327678660326140*195*42787
    Female2,7379831,754180585796285204308948227
            
Other Non-Hispanic:1,8626961,166124*435715261172*28249494
    Male1,01744757077*280407182***182*19954*
    Female84524859647*15430879*128*10129541*
            
Hispanic:4,6241,9372,6874031,2071,5764394706671,193246
    Male2,3581,2211,13725876088727027734037579
    Female2,2667151,550144447689169192327818167
            
    Puerto Rican:a8932476469412432451*141*13229853
        Male3961482485773161***89***79***
        Female4979939836*5016324*52*87*22027*
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a2,5981,2671,33125178792529327635658155*
        Male1,302748555156457545181169*195135**
        Female1,29552077694*330379112*107*16144647*
            
Region:           
    Northeast6,3761,9164,4603441,0262,0066716027332,455545
    Midwest8,3472,2066,1412851,4093,0789848261,2672,654921
    South11,5273,3968,1317122,0263,6801,0319241,7263,8941,214
    West7,7582,0885,6702961,1762,4227876011,0333,033832
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.995,7812,1143,6675361,1741,9997197195611,566506
    1.00-2.4910,2683,2527,0166112,0723,4321,0069411,4852,8791,275
    2.50-4.498,3902,2276,1633021,2682,7638585951,3102,9571,100
    4.50 and above9,5692,0127,5571871,1232,9938906981,4044,635631

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC,   Compiled 9/19/2008

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 sum to total due to rounding.

a As a subset of Hispanic.

b Missing responses imputed.

 

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