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2011 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, 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:25,9437,07418,8691,4524,3557,2062,0291,7933,3849,9203,009
    Male10,7993,8766,9237342,5333,1331,0187971,3173,406993
    Female15,1443,19811,9467181,8224,0731,0119952,0676,5152,016
            
White Non-Hispanic:16,2073,15713,0505631,8944,3721,1469892,2387,0602,318
    Male6,6231,7204,9032891,1041,9435984179282,501786
    Female9,5841,4378,1482747902,4305475721,3104,5581,532
            
Black Non-Hispanic:4,2611,6642,5973691,0361,3374493705171,199320
    Male1,848981867199623582237191*154*35094
    Female2,4136831,730170413755213179363849225
            
Other Non-Hispanic:1,8365741,263143340526135188203652176
    Male77630746972*20023053*109*68*20668
    Female1,06126679472*13929682*79*135446107
            
Hispanic:3,6381,6791,9593761,0869713002464261,009196
    Male1,5528676851746063781318016834944*
    Female2,0868121,274202479593169166258660151
            
    Puerto Rican:a76737439311420517872***97*20763*
        Male28315313041*8874*29*****61***
        Female48422026373*117*10443***5314644*
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a1,87592994616066148214615718049775
        Male893504389753872146451*99209**
        Female9824255578527426882*106*8028867
            
Region:           
    Northeast4,9511,3563,5953177461,6005033477501,675613
    Midwest5,8141,5574,2572871,0131,6544863638042,183677
    South9,0702,6366,4345951,6132,2246445561,0243,6341,004
    West6,1091,5254,5842539841,7283965278052,429714
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-0.995,6662,1193,5476831,1611,8075376306401,620395
    1.00-2.497,7082,3845,3243611,6371,9994965329712,6051,106
    2.50-4.496,1551,4934,6623028921,7325103478762,344884
    4.50 and above6,4131,0775,3361076651,668487283*8973,351623

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%.

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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