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2009 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 4-2
Standard Errors† for Current 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:0.190.370.210.590.540.350.700.760.450.300.52
    Male0.280.590.270.860.890.460.980.990.590.380.73
    Female0.280.490.310.760.660.571.071.250.670.450.67
            
White Non-Hispanic:0.240.480.260.730.690.511.011.100.680.370.60
    Male0.350.810.351.131.220.681.451.470.880.450.86
    Female0.350.590.380.810.760.821.481.801.020.560.77
            
Black Non-Hispanic:0.631.360.652.251.790.851.702.050.941.011.02
    Male0.931.960.883.053.110.982.381.451.151.501.21
    Female0.781.700.873.352.101.322.603.491.441.221.46
            
Other Non-Hispanic:0.701.180.781.631.741.181.873.361.081.232.34
    Male0.741.770.752.942.591.652.863.541.930.902.19
    Female1.071.491.290.832.451.582.674.801.212.153.78
            
Hispanic:0.390.670.431.061.000.490.860.900.690.711.40
    Male0.540.980.561.881.400.661.291.320.960.852.41
    Female0.500.800.620.871.280.731.211.211.011.061.68
            
    Puerto Rican:a1.912.642.515.653.232.393.773.053.364.574.29
        Male2.634.543.308.785.761.853.646.752.156.235.66
        Female2.462.643.525.114.293.736.153.386.046.036.17
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a0.450.790.471.231.180.501.170.950.590.702.27
        Male0.571.090.562.271.530.581.871.160.510.783.73
        Female0.610.970.710.721.590.861.291.511.201.122.49
            
Region:           
    Northeast0.480.880.531.451.320.801.882.350.980.801.13
    Midwest0.420.910.431.441.220.941.621.431.310.581.05
    South0.310.600.321.000.860.521.121.350.590.470.87
    West0.380.640.450.791.030.581.041.280.720.671.15
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.990.540.990.571.731.460.761.561.161.201.041.45
    1.00-2.490.380.670.430.791.000.731.391.231.070.660.77
    2.50-4.490.350.670.401.050.990.631.241.420.750.601.16
    4.50 and above0.300.730.321.071.100.771.652.540.750.430.95

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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