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2009 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 3-1
Current Asthma Population Estimates -- in thousands
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:24,5677,11117,4561,3324,5156,3631,8391,7582,7659,4502,906
    Male10,3254,2686,0588562,7582,5538737249563,0981,061
    Female14,2412,84311,3984761,7583,8109661,0351,8096,3521,845
            
White Non-Hispanic:15,9573,47312,4845052,1494,3051,1531,1991,9546,6682,331
    Male6,4992,1354,3643591,3411,7215295356572,197881
    Female9,4581,3388,120146*8082,5846246631,2974,4711,449
            
Black Non-Hispanic:4,0691,7882,2814131,1091,0083972623501,313226
    Male1,7109727391826683681995811043359
    Female2,3588161,542231441641197203240880167
            
Other Non-Hispanic:1,544574969105405380103133*144510144*
    Male68839229690*26216744***75*134**
    Female85618267314*14321359*85*69376109*
            
Hispanic:2,9971,2761,721310852669187165318960206
    Male1,42876965922548629710183*114*33486*
    Female1,5695071,062853663728682204626120
            
    Puerto Rican:a75624351379*13514047*24*68*35647*
        Male291158132*61*8534*18*****100***
        Female46585381**50*105*****59*25635*
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a1,58375782616951336612698142427107*
        Male764461302133*28914378*43***13861*
        Female81929552436*22522348*55*12028946*
            
Region:           
    Northeast4,8641,3863,4772248641,3004443165401,907569
    Midwest6,3851,9344,4504101,1042,0166034859282,249605
    South8,0272,5295,4985221,6591,8795055827933,018949
    West5,2911,2614,0301768871,1682893765032,277783
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.995,0932,0972,9965931,3161,3073184305591,550326
    1.00-2.497,2332,0545,1793121,2932,2086536568992,3831,038
    2.50-4.496,1021,5074,5952269581,4244363566322,603890
    4.50 and above6,1391,4534,6862019481,424432316*6752,914653

Notes:

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

All relative standard errors are <30% unless otherwise indicated.

* Relative standard error of the estimate is 30%-50%; the estimate is unreliable.

** Relative standard error of the estimate exceeds 50%.

Numbers within selected characteristics may not sum to total due to rounding.

a As a subset of Hispanic.

b Missing responses imputed.

 

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