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2008 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 1-2
Standard Errors† for Lifetime Asthma Population Estimates: rounded
by Age, United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2008
 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:930,900392,000780,900136,700337,500481,700260,400276,300286,500501,600217,000
    Male600,500301,000514,000119,300248,400369,200221,300219,800200,100294,800148,700
    Female574,000219,600509,80074,700194,500301,800152,900194,100181,600363,500168,400
            
White Non-Hispanic:728,900283,500651,100102,200236,800407,800225,100228,800236,800415,000191,700
    Male496,400227,600451,90090,200186,100312,000192,000183,200159,000258,100136,100
    Female441,200152,400409,10048,100127,000242,000131,500150,100164,500298,400149,400
            
Black Non-Hispanic:297,300170,000214,00054,300145,200155,10075,80084,40088,900151,70049,800
    Male198,100126,100134,10052,200106,200120,30063,00072,70065,10087,70031,100
    Female197,300109,300159,00027,80098,50087,90041,50050,10057,100120,40043,100
            
Other Non-Hispanic:220,100119,900159,80046,400102,700120,20053,60077,40077,700107,00055,500
    Male147,10097,90099,20043,50079,20085,90045,90048,10054,00060,70035,800
    Female152,30070,000124,80015,40065,40079,70027,80060,60043,50086,90039,900
            
Hispanic:260,300129,100201,00067,300102,900170,70083,10099,80091,300110,00060,600
    Male163,60088,800133,60044,70070,600123,80062,80048,10084,70061,80039,500
    Female189,30086,400156,90049,50064,400119,30049,30090,20049,80097,00036,500
            
    Puerto Rican:a111,50064,30078,50019,70056,60046,80021,30031,30027,80059,50022,400
        Male73,90053,20053,7008,80049,50036,00012,90027,30017,00035,40021,300
        Female72,40033,30056,80013,90028,00030,00016,80015,30021,90047,4009,100
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a193,60094,200149,10058,70067,200145,60072,30092,10058,70076,20029,400
        Male115,80059,40096,50034,60039,50095,40058,60038,20050,30040,90012,800
        Female152,20075,900125,70047,60051,600105,60040,70085,00040,10067,90026,700
            
Region:           
    Northeast300,800167,500267,50042,300140,400183,600115,40068,900137,800191,40072,200
    Midwest471,200207,500400,50088,600165,200231,300121,100154,700129,400231,600114,000
    South551,200232,600447,60081,500209,500237,100133,000131,900141,200308,900128,100
    West499,100168,000418,50049,000151,400297,100146,200174,100162,600254,300111,900
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.99360,200186,000265,80089,500156,300192,10081,400135,90090,900171,90061,700
    1.00-2.49501,600252,900379,50069,200209,800269,900173,200141,300140,700229,300138,900
    2.50-4.49461,900170,800410,00071,300139,200296,900174,700149,100171,000255,700154,500
    4.50 and above465,700162,000431,00064,600133,500274,700145,300147,500169,900309,900130,100

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC,  Compiled 8/30/2010

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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