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2007 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, 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:22,8796,70316,1771,3953,7746,8162,2181,6322,9658,1892,705
    Male9,4853,6605,8258362,1072,9321,1137131,1062,716894
    Female13,3943,04310,3515591,6673,8841,1059201,8595,4731,811
            
White Non-Hispanic:15,0123,14211,8704981,7834,5171,3161,1292,0726,0442,170
    Male6,0181,5954,4232629771,9156245417502,139725
    Female8,9941,5477,4472368052,6026935881,3223,9041,445
            
Black Non-Hispanic:3,7851,7542,0314639191,1114922353851,045246
    Male1,59298760529849145625370*133*29651*
    Female2,1937671,426165428655239165251750195
            
Other Non-Hispanic:996384612100*218323113*73*137*27877
    Male50222028252*141176*59***88*86*47*
    Female49416433047*78*14754***49*19230*
            
Hispanic:3,0861,4221,664334854864297196*371822212
    Male1,373858515224497385177**13519571
    Female1,7135651,149110357479120123*236626141
            
    Puerto Rican:a6212054168210915836*52*69*22646
        Male20912683*477032***********
        Female4137933335*39*12618***60*18825*
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a1,680896784198521518202**19940042*
        Male696478218132246243126**66*67***
        Female98341856566*27627576*65*13333334*
            
Region:           
    Northeast4,2751,3442,9323097221,2014073424521,615429
    Midwest5,8571,6114,2452449741,979736461782*1,939721
    South7,9152,4505,4646371,3832,2736235311,1192,735887
    West4,8331,2983,5352056961,3634532986121,900668
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.994,2451,5322,7124597861,3254864623771,243432
    1.00-2.497,1742,3314,8435021,4022,1396414821,0162,1271,004
    2.50-4.495,5981,4924,1052688261,7675663348661,935803
    4.50 and above5,8631,3474,5161667601,5855253547062,885466

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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