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2011 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, 2011
 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:12.914.012.68.315.615.617.616.314.211.810.4
    Male12.115.311.08.517.715.717.718.113.59.38.0
    Female13.812.814.18.013.515.517.614.515.014.212.2
            
White Non-Hispanic:12.612.312.76.613.116.117.516.615.212.110.2
    Male11.713.511.27.015.216.317.718.314.69.78.2
    Female13.611.114.26.110.815.917.214.815.914.611.8
            
Black Non-Hispanic:16.720.715.114.023.420.023.120.217.912.613.5
    Male16.523.213.514.725.921.124.722.618.010.19.0
    Female16.918.216.413.320.918.921.618.017.714.716.4
            
Other Non-Hispanic:12.614.311.99.016.613.917.317.110.911.110.6
    Male11.916.310.09.220.513.817.622.68.08.08.9
    Female13.212.213.68.912.814.017.112.313.514.012.0
            
Hispanic:11.514.010.28.316.711.814.312.410.29.78.8
    Male10.714.48.78.117.711.513.013.19.87.54.8*
    Female12.413.611.78.515.612.215.711.610.712.011.9
            
    Puerto Rican:a22.930.019.426.331.322.824.113.3*25.618.917.8*
        Male20.226.817.119.2*27.027.025.6***30.312.1**
        Female25.532.921.733.3*35.218.422.7***19.924.822.6
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a9.912.28.56.015.59.912.511.77.78.06.7
        Male9.812.88.16.216.610.110.812.18.77.5**
        Female9.911.58.95.914.39.714.511.16.48.610.6
            
Region:           
    Northeast12.815.812.011.515.317.823.014.816.910.210.1
    Midwest12.012.411.96.214.515.115.615.814.510.710.0
    South13.315.012.79.616.615.017.415.913.212.710.3
    West13.413.013.56.415.415.616.818.213.613.011.1
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-0.9916.217.115.813.419.017.418.517.616.215.013.8
    1.00-2.4913.414.513.07.216.814.916.315.713.813.210.7
    2.50-4.4912.113.211.86.914.314.918.014.913.710.810.5
    4.50 and above11.411.111.43.911.915.718.117.214.110.88.6

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC Compiled 1/5/2013

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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