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2007 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 2-2
Standard Errors† for Lifetime Asthma Prevalence Percents
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:0.230.440.250.680.660.521.011.070.730.330.59
    Male0.310.620.360.980.890.721.501.670.890.440.74
    Female0.330.630.350.880.910.711.441.360.990.490.77
            
White Non-Hispanic:0.300.590.330.840.870.731.401.461.150.430.69
    Male0.410.830.481.191.120.981.962.201.290.580.85
    Female0.420.920.451.191.341.032.161.841.510.640.92
            
Black Non-Hispanic:0.651.150.652.301.541.212.402.341.440.751.42
    Male0.851.710.883.322.291.823.513.742.350.941.99
    Female0.811.590.813.032.071.433.192.681.711.051.78
            
Other Non-Hispanic:0.801.680.962.462.371.614.984.442.011.261.41
    Male1.202.721.423.634.172.617.754.383.161.652.86
    Female1.092.001.263.092.632.035.147.011.881.781.68
            
Hispanic:0.460.830.511.141.390.841.622.060.940.721.56
    Male0.631.210.701.582.051.182.423.101.440.842.07
    Female0.571.010.681.531.541.012.082.371.141.112.46
            
    Puerto Rican:a1.822.182.495.222.913.794.799.034.573.283.73
        Male2.603.423.357.895.285.496.5112.606.633.928.23
        Female2.773.043.697.273.375.226.1512.377.534.466.88
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a0.510.980.571.391.740.962.022.411.060.871.65
        Male0.701.370.831.882.421.402.943.521.600.811.18
        Female0.711.320.791.812.041.122.722.651.301.602.55
            
Region:           
    Northeast0.541.140.541.711.821.452.752.591.630.721.03
    Midwest0.501.150.531.441.521.182.402.652.020.701.16
    South0.360.600.411.200.890.781.531.611.020.481.05
    West0.520.820.571.161.450.991.832.081.110.801.38
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.990.661.080.741.641.851.071.921.801.411.161.79
    1.00-2.490.480.940.541.161.441.002.262.051.350.710.83
    2.50-4.490.450.780.511.351.190.971.882.221.440.621.14
    4.50 and above0.440.890.471.131.231.112.102.931.330.550.96

Notes:

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

See the Methods section of the documentation found at http://www.cdc.gov/asthma/NHIS/default.htm for information regarding standard errors.

a As a subset of Hispanic.

b Missing responses imputed.

 

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