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2011 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, 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:8.59.58.26.910.68.69.78.58.28.37.6
    Male7.210.26.26.812.17.49.57.56.45.85.7
    Female9.78.810.06.99.19.89.99.410.010.69.1
            
White Non-Hispanic:8.27.88.45.28.48.89.57.89.08.67.4
    Male6.98.36.55.29.57.89.86.67.56.25.6
    Female9.67.310.15.27.29.99.39.010.610.98.8
            
Black Non-Hispanic:11.616.39.812.718.612.014.413.19.98.79.6
    Male10.718.97.213.421.810.815.413.7*6.35.67.2
    Female12.413.612.011.915.213.013.412.513.111.311.1
            
Other Non-Hispanic:8.49.18.17.510.08.18.512.46.08.18.7
    Male7.59.86.57.3*12.17.56.8*15.7*4.3*5.47.8
    Female9.38.59.67.8*8.08.610.2*9.6*7.410.69.4
            
Hispanic:7.39.66.06.811.55.97.15.95.36.46.8
    Male6.09.74.16.212.64.35.73.63.84.43.5*
    Female8.69.58.07.410.47.88.68.56.98.59.2
            
    Puerto Rican:a16.724.812.826.325.012.816.7***14.013.116.8*
        Male12.721.68.619.2*22.310.3*14.3*****8.3***
        Female20.427.716.833.3*27.515.618.9***16.717.320.8
            
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a5.97.84.74.110.34.45.15.83.45.34.9
        Male5.38.13.73.711.63.64.23.5*3.44.2**
        Female6.57.45.94.58.95.46.3*8.3*3.36.67.9
            
Region:           
    Northeast9.311.48.710.310.611.916.010.210.97.57.9
    Midwest8.28.88.05.510.78.49.07.38.67.97.7
    South8.39.77.87.610.97.58.77.56.98.47.1
    West8.58.68.55.010.28.37.99.97.89.08.0
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:b           
    0-0.9911.512.511.011.613.410.611.110.510.211.810.5
    1.00-2.498.810.08.45.412.17.77.97.77.79.48.0
    2.50-4.497.88.57.66.39.18.010.46.97.57.47.9
    4.50 and above7.26.77.32.87.48.89.88.8*8.37.25.8

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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