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2010 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 1-1
Lifetime Asthma Population Estimates -- in thousands
by Age, United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2010
 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:39,19110,13329,0571,7146,28112,4963,4193,6205,45714,3864,314
    Male17,6965,82711,8691,0443,6696,1851,7921,7002,6945,2461,553
    Female21,4954,30717,1886702,6126,3111,6271,9202,7639,1402,761
            
White Non-Hispanic:24,8624,93619,9267022,9767,5341,9322,2493,35310,1633,487
    Male11,1602,8748,2864441,7973,7319571,0991,6743,8941,294
    Female13,7022,06211,6392581,1793,8049741,1501,6796,2692,192
            
Black Non-Hispanic:6,3232,2064,1184121,3822,1296556538211,973428
    Male2,7871,2401,5472677551,036349325362602127
    Female3,5369652,5711456271,0933073274591,371301
            
Other Non-Hispanic:2,6178931,725206543891223247421853125
    Male1,13643070586*291420107*100*21328554*
    Female1,4824621,020119*252471116147*20856871
            
Hispanic:5,3892,0993,2893941,3811,9426094728621,398275
    Male2,6141,2831,33124682699937917644446577*
    Female2,7758171,958148554943230296417932197
            
    Puerto Rican:a1,22143678590*302468124*120*22431150*
        Male63025437761*177282**49*146*93***
        Female59118240828*12618536*71*7821933*
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a2,9291,2431,686218848949293193464759155
        Male1,43577466114151246118643*23226655*
        Female1,4944691,02477336488106150232492100
            
Region:           
    Northeast6,7211,6125,1102391,0991,9864056709112,520876
    Midwest8,9732,4316,5424121,5152,8637768141,2733,361821
    South13,9223,9579,9657122,4394,2991,3181,2551,7264,9141,558
    West9,5752,1347,4413511,2273,3489208821,5473,5911,059
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.997,3442,7274,6175821,7612,4487598668232,072481
    1.00-2.4911,4333,3128,1216581,9043,9101,1151,2571,5383,2341,727
    2.50-4.4910,2212,3417,8802931,5393,3008517411,7083,8611,227
    4.50 and above10,1931,7538,4401811,0772,8376957551,3875,219879

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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