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2010 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, 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:25,7106,97618,7341,2854,3767,1642,0352,0563,0729,7583,128
    Male10,4093,9916,4188042,5133,0619588191,2843,0121,019
    Female15,3012,98612,3164801,8644,1031,0771,2381,7886,7462,109
            
White Non-Hispanic:15,8993,34712,5524872,0264,0941,1011,2191,7746,7932,499
    Male6,2221,9054,3172931,1831,6654934607132,251829
    Female9,6781,4428,2361948422,4286087591,0614,5421,670
            
Black Non-Hispanic:4,4951,6542,8413731,0491,3373954554881,422314
    Male1,853953901259576596172241183*33092
    Female2,6427011,9411144737412232143041,092223
            
Other Non-Hispanic:1,7075901,117152*349509148120*241591106
    Male66927939172*17320880***10617145*
    Female1,03831272679*17630268*99*13542061*
            
Hispanic:3,6091,3852,2242739531,223391262570952209
    Male1,66585481018058059121396*28226054*
    Female1,9445311,41493372632178166288692155
            
    Puerto Rican:a90131758476*214343100*80*163*22841*
        Male46218827548*128223*******53***
        Female43913030928*8512023***5817531*
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a1,9667931,173134573601172123305539120
        Male9084974109534526596**143*163**
        Female1,05929676238*22833677*97*16237779
            
Region:           
    Northeast4,5831,0963,4871687391,2612514475631,760655
    Midwest6,1521,7894,3633531,0991,7154944827382,369616
    South8,9892,6476,3425011,6942,3677167109413,2901,137
    West5,9851,4444,5412638441,8205744178302,339719
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.995,2671,9973,2704621,2571,5434995175261,620385
    1.00-2.497,6542,2545,4004811,3392,1976466988532,3271,309
    2.50-4.496,5991,6054,9952121,1041,8534723711,0102,607823
    4.50 and above6,1901,1215,0691306761,5704184706833,203610

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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