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2007 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 4-2
Standard Errors† for Current 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:0.200.370.220.620.510.460.870.840.690.270.49
    Male0.250.470.290.880.640.551.151.150.760.350.64
    Female0.280.600.300.850.820.651.361.100.910.400.67
            
White Non-Hispanic:0.260.490.290.770.700.701.191.151.100.360.57
    Male0.330.590.391.030.770.821.591.651.180.460.73
    Female0.380.860.401.171.220.951.921.551.380.520.79
            
Black Non-Hispanic:0.581.110.572.281.341.052.131.871.250.631.32
    Male0.721.500.743.231.911.502.852.171.990.801.63
    Female0.741.640.712.971.951.333.032.511.610.841.63
            
Other Non-Hispanic:0.611.230.682.151.681.193.092.721.640.791.34
    Male0.861.780.912.972.711.874.714.182.490.902.68
    Female0.861.860.913.092.261.484.303.581.421.281.51
            
Hispanic:0.370.710.390.981.140.611.371.720.650.611.45
    Male0.541.060.511.471.710.832.001.920.840.622.04
    Female0.520.970.611.281.480.811.882.021.000.992.31
            
    Puerto Rican:a1.451.972.014.742.672.563.846.123.232.833.58
        Male1.522.781.926.305.242.035.182.172.743.038.78
        Female2.562.853.337.242.934.845.0712.296.444.356.66
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a0.440.800.451.181.310.761.832.270.680.761.26
        Male0.591.080.571.811.691.032.702.600.770.551.18
        Female0.671.280.791.442.011.012.482.201.241.481.92
            
Region:           
    Northeast0.470.930.531.691.431.222.292.191.410.680.81
    Midwest0.420.940.491.301.171.232.402.112.100.571.09
    South0.310.530.351.120.730.621.051.140.860.410.75
    West0.400.650.450.910.960.751.491.680.950.621.25
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.990.570.950.631.571.410.851.651.391.111.071.68
    1.00-2.490.410.810.431.121.160.832.021.381.240.620.69
    2.50-4.490.370.650.431.330.950.861.681.661.280.510.92
    4.50 and above0.310.740.351.071.030.821.762.160.920.420.85

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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