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2009 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, 2009
 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:917,300339,700783,200150,600272,200477,800196,700288,400274,600484,300252,100
    Male602,300286,600487,800108,200235,200352,900147,100192,800205,200313,300166,500
    Female608,600209,100539,40095,200160,200323,400130,200203,700204,100355,700168,700
            
White Non-Hispanic:777,400255,100686,700104,500201,800425,200167,000254,300239,700417,500231,100
    Male499,800210,900412,00074,400178,500291,000120,800173,600165,600263,200147,700
    Female504,200149,200468,30065,600106,900285,900110,800171,200179,800306,700159,500
            
Black Non-Hispanic:302,700171,400219,50083,000115,700145,20074,80080,70094,400158,70039,100
    Male198,700130,000140,70055,800103,10096,00059,50036,40071,500109,00022,800
    Female197,900100,600152,00060,80064,000104,30048,30072,20060,500102,70032,300
            
Other Non-Hispanic:221,80097,500170,70028,20074,200109,50062,10077,50047,100132,20053,700
    Male131,70074,80098,70027,00057,40083,70048,90055,70040,50071,40031,500
    Female139,80047,900122,2009,00045,70065,20021,10048,50037,10098,40046,400
            
Hispanic:271,300147,000197,50063,500120,800134,50045,40070,00091,300143,10045,500
    Male181,300116,000130,80059,50092,000100,80034,40055,00065,00081,70036,800
    Female178,00090,700143,30024,60079,50082,10032,20047,20055,900110,00028,300
            
    Puerto Rican:a124,70061,800102,50029,20048,00043,40022,40015,90028,70094,60016,600
        Male76,00052,60057,40026,80039,70019,50013,6005,00012,90050,8009,500
        Female86,00025,80080,90011,70021,50039,90017,10015,10025,90071,70013,400
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a196,600110,700127,50048,30092,30096,80032,60052,00062,40079,00036,100
        Male125,40082,60081,70046,30066,80069,90026,80036,80038,10048,10028,600
        Female125,60073,70095,10015,90064,90061,60020,20040,90039,20066,60022,000
            
Region:           
    Northeast340,400139,300293,50053,300117,100167,10096,500101,00088,900229,50088,300
    Midwest451,300202,700342,400100,200142,900257,600113,600141,700142,800226,500126,000
    South594,400186,600524,80086,900154,700303,200108,300184,500185,200296,300158,700
    West410,600140,800367,60047,400125,400205,50068,800137,300113,800208,700121,200
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.99311,700188,400231,900101,200158,800171,40088,900117,10090,400157,90054,300
    1.00-2.49495,400192,500425,70066,000150,000287,700119,400165,100166,800260,200146,800
    2.50-4.49432,700167,400376,10060,400132,700214,300101,200125,500155,800264,700156,400
    4.50 and above397,800163,200341,30062,000133,100247,00086,900136,100142,800260,300122,900

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC    Compiled 1/3/2012

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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