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2010 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 4-1
Current 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:8.59.48.26.010.78.69.89.87.58.18.1
    Male7.010.55.87.412.17.39.07.86.25.16.1
    Female9.98.210.44.69.410.010.611.78.711.09.6
            
White Non-Hispanic:8.18.28.14.59.08.39.09.57.38.28.1
    Male6.59.25.75.310.26.77.97.25.95.56.1
    Female9.77.310.33.77.79.910.111.98.710.89.7
            
Black Non-Hispanic:12.115.910.712.318.911.812.615.49.210.39.6
    Male10.818.07.616.920.311.010.417.87.65.47.3
    Female13.313.713.27.617.412.515.213.410.514.311.1
            
Other Non-Hispanic:8.29.57.67.9*10.28.410.69.2*7.27.76.1
    Male6.88.85.87.6*10.06.910.4***6.54.96.3*
    Female9.510.19.28.2*10.49.810.8*13.6*7.89.96.0
            
Hispanic:7.38.16.94.910.47.79.96.77.16.17.3
    Male6.69.84.96.312.47.010.74.6*6.43.24.3*
    Female8.16.39.13.48.38.49.09.07.89.19.5
            
    Puerto Rican:a18.519.518.115.4*22.525.332.3*19.7*25.413.411.2*
        Male18.923.116.821.1*25.930.643.4*20.7*29.8*6.4***
        Female18.215.919.310.6*18.719.117.6*18.7*20.120.215.2*
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a6.36.96.03.79.15.76.44.85.75.97.9
        Male5.78.54.15.210.84.97.3**5.13.5**
        Female6.95.27.92.1*7.36.55.6*7.9*6.48.49.8
            
Region:           
    Northeast8.89.58.65.411.29.88.312.88.88.18.6
    Midwest8.710.28.27.511.08.89.410.07.88.66.8
    South8.39.97.86.311.88.09.99.46.47.68.3
    West8.37.88.44.78.68.711.08.27.88.48.7
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-.9911.212.110.78.514.19.611.29.88.412.410.5
    1.00-2.498.89.68.56.910.68.59.79.87.18.49.4
    2.50-4.498.28.88.14.410.88.49.47.48.48.27.3
    4.50 and above6.96.96.93.17.58.39.013.36.36.76.3

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC    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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