2001 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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 Table 2-2
Standard Errors for Lifetime Asthma Prevalence Percents
by Age, United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2001
Age
All ages Children Adults 15 – 19
Total Age <18 Age 18+ 0 – 4  5 – 14 15 – 19 15 – 17 18 – 19 20 – 34 35 – 64 65 +
Total: 0.19 0.37 0.21 0.52 0.53 0.78 0.92 1.44 0.41 0.27 0.42
Male 0.26 0.52 0.29 0.82 0.73 1.09 1.30 2.15 0.57 0.36 0.63
Female 0.25 0.50 0.28 0.64 0.69 1.08 1.23 1.89 0.57 0.37 0.55
White Non-Hispanic: 0.24 0.47 0.26 0.68 0.68 0.95 1.10 1.85 0.53 0.33 0.46
Male 0.32 0.65 0.34 1.16 0.94 1.40 1.56 2.89 0.69 0.44 0.64
Female 0.31 0.65 0.35 0.68 0.92 1.32 1.46 2.25 0.79 0.46 0.62
Black Non-Hispanic: 0.48 1.05 0.55 1.76 1.37 1.92 2.67 3.23 1.12 0.71 1.18
Male 0.77 1.59 0.78 2.48 2.14 2.73 3.77 3.62 1.64 0.89 2.37
Female 0.65 1.20 0.79 2.51 1.51 2.82 3.56 5.40 1.33 1.03 1.40
Other races Non-Hispanic: 0.89 1.94 0.92 2.40 2.43 5.00 6.20 7.05 1.78 1.14 3.74
Male 1.35 3.02 1.41 4.00 3.96 7.40 9.52 10.92 2.92 1.20 6.70
Female 1.20 2.39 1.39 2.29 3.21 5.42 6.35 7.82 1.58 2.12 3.87
Hispanic: 0.40 0.63 0.47 1.02 0.89 1.78 1.94 3.25 0.74 0.63 1.38
Male 0.55 0.90 0.64 1.37 1.35 2.47 2.50 5.20 0.91 0.73 2.62
Female 0.52 0.86 0.64 1.42 1.13 2.31 2.92 3.85 1.10 0.98 1.44
Puerto Rican: 1.63 2.51 2.08 4.67 3.79 7.48 8.47 11.92 3.91 2.66 6.65
Male 2.40 3.92 2.91 7.18 5.58 9.89 11.60 15.59 5.17 4.18 11.71
Female 2.19 3.57 2.74 5.71 4.84 10.67 12.34 17.19 5.31 3.58 6.60
Mexican/Mexican-American: 0.44 0.72 0.47 1.19 1.04 1.42 1.70 2.38 0.66 0.70 1.70
Male 0.54 0.98 0.56 1.46 1.58 1.64 2.55 1.44 0.89 0.85 3.03
Female 0.58 0.93 0.70 1.71 1.26 2.26 2.27 4.57 1.01 1.02 1.74
Residence – MSA Size:
5,000,000 or more 0.48 1.00 0.63 1.60 1.46 2.15 3.08 4.25 1.09 0.76 1.32
2,500,000 – 4,999,999 0.52 1.05 0.64 1.62 1.48 2.18 2.58 4.35 1.03 0.83 1.00
1,000,000 – 2,499,999 0.35 0.78 0.40 0.99 1.07 1.63 1.90 3.41 0.65 0.54 0.80
500,000 – 999,999 0.66 1.14 0.69 1.24 1.46 2.40 3.29 3.16 1.60 0.86 1.08
250,000 – 499,999 0.49 0.88 0.57 1.54 1.33 2.17 2.85 2.87 1.25 0.76 1.15
Under 250,000 0.65 1.27 0.67 1.40 1.91 2.72 2.27 5.59 1.48 0.74 1.63
Non-MSA 0.45 0.82 0.48 1.21 1.27 1.58 1.67 2.71 0.92 0.65 0.83
Ratio of Family Income to
Poverty Threshold:
0 – .99 0.60 1.09 0.72 1.91 1.36 2.10 3.57 2.68 1.27 1.06 1.69
1.00 – 2.49 0.41 0.77 0.46 1.09 1.08 1.70 2.02 3.14 0.80 0.71 0.81
2.50 – 4.49 0.40 0.68 0.45 0.81 1.00 1.45 1.42 3.09 0.81 0.59 1.11
4.50 and above 0.36 0.77 0.40 0.91 1.20 1.88 2.07 3.83 0.83 0.50 0.99

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC compiled 7/09/2004

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