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2010 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 2-1
Lifetime Asthma Prevalence Percents
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:12.913.612.78.015.415.116.517.213.312.011.2
    Male11.915.310.79.617.614.816.916.213.18.99.3
    Female13.911.814.56.413.115.316.118.113.514.912.6
            
White Non-Hispanic:12.612.112.86.513.215.215.817.513.712.211.3
    Male11.613.811.08.015.515.015.417.113.89.59.6
    Female13.710.414.54.910.715.416.118.013.714.912.7
            
Black Non-Hispanic:17.121.215.513.624.818.721.022.015.514.313.1
    Male16.223.413.017.426.619.121.124.115.09.810.1
    Female17.818.817.59.723.018.320.920.215.917.915.0
            
Other Non-Hispanic:12.614.311.810.715.914.616.018.712.511.17.2
    Male11.513.610.59.1*16.913.913.916.712.98.27.5*
    Female13.515.012.912.4*14.915.318.520.312.113.57.0
            
Hispanic:10.912.210.37.015.112.115.312.010.78.99.6
    Male10.314.68.18.617.711.819.08.410.15.86.3*
    Female11.69.712.65.412.412.511.716.011.312.312.1
            
    Puerto Rican:a25.126.824.318.231.834.540.029.634.918.313.8*
        Male25.831.223.127.0*35.738.849.924.2*41.511.1***
        Female24.522.425.510.6*27.629.526.8*34.9*26.925.316.4*
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a9.410.78.66.013.49.010.97.58.78.210.2
        Male9.013.36.67.716.18.514.23.2*8.35.67.7*
        Female9.78.210.64.310.79.57.712.29.110.912.3
            
Region:           
    Northeast12.913.912.67.716.715.413.418.914.311.511.4
    Midwest12.713.812.38.715.214.614.716.913.412.29.0
    South12.814.812.28.917.014.618.216.611.811.411.4
    West13.211.513.86.312.416.017.617.314.513.012.8
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.9915.616.515.110.719.815.317.016.313.215.813.1
    1.00-2.4913.114.112.79.515.115.116.817.612.711.612.4
    2.50-4.4912.712.812.76.015.015.017.014.714.212.210.9
    4.50 and above11.410.811.64.312.015.014.921.312.911.09.1

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%.

a As a subset of Hispanic.

b Missing responses imputed.

 

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