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2009 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 2-2
Standard Errors† for Lifetime Asthma Prevalence Percents
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:0.250.430.280.680.600.480.881.120.590.360.60
    Male0.350.670.390.950.960.731.311.590.880.500.91
    Female0.350.570.400.890.800.711.191.630.960.520.74
            
White Non-Hispanic:0.320.560.360.930.750.701.211.580.880.450.68
    Male0.440.900.471.261.281.011.792.181.250.601.00
    Female0.450.730.521.230.961.031.652.281.410.650.87
            
Black Non-Hispanic:0.741.380.762.331.801.162.272.621.661.071.18
    Male1.102.021.143.303.101.623.263.112.761.691.83
    Female0.921.710.973.352.171.653.144.041.951.251.57
            
Other Non-Hispanic:0.871.480.961.661.921.623.844.471.481.502.56
    Male1.092.101.242.952.872.605.906.782.781.663.49
    Female1.161.591.401.102.581.972.705.502.282.224.12
            
Hispanic:0.490.830.551.141.300.761.211.721.020.831.62
    Male0.641.180.721.981.771.071.852.691.350.972.93
    Female0.691.110.820.941.831.061.722.411.461.271.97
            
    Puerto Rican:a2.103.472.795.685.172.824.984.334.564.834.74
        Male3.115.873.788.857.953.587.986.754.076.285.60
        Female2.572.973.575.115.164.176.195.167.045.956.80
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a0.570.920.591.311.420.831.361.941.050.772.47
        Male0.671.200.712.371.731.112.202.621.160.903.97
        Female0.811.340.940.872.201.241.813.211.571.363.13
            
Region:           
    Northeast0.521.070.551.471.601.062.302.851.240.861.25
    Midwest0.541.010.561.841.231.141.852.391.440.701.29
    South0.440.640.531.070.930.811.461.881.010.651.00
    West0.460.830.540.971.240.851.562.111.060.681.23
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.990.601.120.681.801.660.982.021.841.431.101.56
    1.00-2.490.480.760.580.961.100.971.721.961.290.830.94
    2.50-4.490.470.840.541.141.240.901.762.211.210.731.34
    4.50 and above0.380.870.411.491.241.101.853.411.190.511.10

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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