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2008 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 3-2
Standard Errors† for Current 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:684,400323,500546,900133,600269,100348,600192,800202,300215,900383,900171,700
    Male433,100264,600341,800117,000207,600241,600153,800137,300141,100220,900108,700
    Female454,900184,000396,60071,700154,400236,600130,500145,500148,100284,300132,900
            
White Non-Hispanic:532,000240,300453,700100,700190,000289,500176,800156,400167,600329,600152,600
    Male354,100206,700303,50089,600161,800200,300138,500110,000102,900195,70097,700
    Female358,600122,100330,60044,30093,800196,600115,700111,700123,900242,700122,500
            
Black Non-Hispanic:226,900139,800152,40052,900111,900112,70056,90067,80053,400123,20042,900
    Male161,600107,30096,20050,70084,40082,40043,10055,70028,70067,40025,000
    Female157,20089,900126,00027,80077,40076,50040,80038,70046,400101,60036,600
            
Other Non-Hispanic:178,300103,600129,10046,30087,90098,50041,80067,60061,50080,90031,100
    Male116,50080,70072,10043,40059,80061,50039,00032,10034,40045,10023,700
    Female134,40066,000108,70015,40064,20075,40014,80059,50043,80070,90020,200
            
Hispanic:185,300110,300142,00061,60089,400107,60036,90053,70081,30076,60045,400
    Male130,10072,300105,90036,50060,20085,40022,70032,10074,20055,80036,200
    Female133,70081,400101,10049,00060,30071,80028,10045,60043,80058,00026,800
            
    Puerto Rican:a85,40054,10058,50019,50050,40028,2009,30017,80022,60041,80019,900
        Male64,40048,50039,4008,30047,30015,1004,30010,00010,50029,90018,900
        Female50,90024,10039,20013,90018,50025,6008,30014,80020,00026,1006,200
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a122,00084,90088,70055,50061,70069,60027,70047,90043,80050,70020,800
        Male74,50048,30056,40029,70031,20045,00014,80030,50025,50039,4007,400
        Female109,50072,10079,70046,80052,30060,50023,40039,90038,30040,20019,400
            
Region:           
    Northeast246,800140,600194,50044,400115,600143,00091,50053,500109,800143,30055,500
    Midwest379,100184,400306,00085,000142,200204,900102,700131,80093,400205,00087,300
    South371,000182,500279,30078,400157,600149,300107,00088,90095,600209,600102,200
    West356,400133,500299,60050,000118,100191,40079,600113,200129,200203,40091,800
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.99272,400147,800208,20084,700119,100134,10062,10089,50075,300140,90051,600
    1.00-2.49386,600200,500283,70060,400161,300207,600147,90092,600102,300187,800123,400
    2.50-4.49351,500138,600306,60070,500111,200201,500120,400102,600129,200211,000122,100
    4.50 and above338,100146,000296,40060,800115,900191,900100,600118,900118,400209,700100,000

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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