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2009 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, 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:650,900290,500529,600131,200234,600313,200150,900180,500187,100374,800210,700
    Male435,400247,700315,60098,400206,200202,000103,100109,600124,800227,900127,100
    Female464,500176,300403,90081,200130,800248,700111,000146,400141,700300,100150,000
            
White Non-Hispanic:540,300210,800457,40082,800173,700276,600128,800158,100169,900314,100196,000
    Male369,000185,500280,40066,100158,700179,00088,600105,400108,600188,000120,100
    Female368,400117,800335,80043,70084,600216,30092,700123,300129,100250,100139,900
            
Black Non-Hispanic:244,900161,400174,70079,200111,70098,60056,40060,70052,000145,70033,200
    Male161,700118,600102,60050,60098,60051,50042,10016,20027,90093,10014,700
    Female166,10098,600132,70060,30061,20080,00038,20059,90043,700100,70029,800
            
Other Non-Hispanic:161,10075,500124,30027,60065,00074,20029,50053,90034,100101,60045,900
    Male79,10059,40052,00027,10049,60046,10020,80024,40026,80035,90018,400
    Female122,60043,500107,8006,80041,20051,80021,00042,00019,70091,80042,100
            
Hispanic:203,700115,900145,10058,00090,30079,60032,70034,10057,000114,00037,900
    Male143,90092,90096,50055,10070,10057,00025,20026,00043,10069,40029,300
    Female127,60064,800104,90023,00055,00055,30022,90021,90037,20085,70024,200
            
    Puerto Rican:a105,20044,80086,80029,10027,60035,10017,20010,90021,60082,80015,400
        Male60,10036,70046,80026,60020,50010,7005,8005,0007,50045,3009,700
        Female79,10022,70076,60011,70018,00033,50016,8009,70020,20069,70012,400
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a149,40093,20098,00045,50074,10054,10028,60023,60033,60069,80031,900
        Male101,10073,30060,80044,00057,00033,20024,40015,00015,40040,20026,600
        Female94,30052,40072,50013,30046,00041,10014,70017,90029,90053,80017,600
            
Region:           
    Northeast285,300112,900249,80052,90093,600122,00075,90080,60067,400184,20081,700
    Midwest333,300175,500246,20079,900126,800203,30090,30083,000130,100170,80098,900
    South378,000168,600294,70080,300140,200170,40082,100116,50091,200202,100128,400
    West296,200111,400264,90039,800102,700113,50046,00075,10072,200192,000107,000
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.99272,900169,300191,20095,700140,500122,60062,70067,90073,500142,30050,200
    1.00-2.49357,700164,300300,20054,000132,000196,50096,50099,900127,400196,600114,200
    2.50-4.49309,100131,300265,90056,100101,000141,10068,50074,10092,400206,100132,400
    4.50 and above293,300131,500249,10044,600113,000158,70075,80094,50083,500208,200105,200

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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