2001 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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 Table 4-2
Standard Errors for Current 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: 0.14 0.31 0.17 0.41 0.47 0.63 0.74 1.17 0.31 0.23 0.35
Male 0.20 0.45 0.22 0.62 0.67 0.90 0.99 1.72 0.42 0.29 0.52
Female 0.21 0.41 0.25 0.55 0.58 0.90 1.05 1.60 0.49 0.33 0.47
White Non-Hispanic: 0.18 0.40 0.21 0.54 0.61 0.79 0.89 1.55 0.42 0.29 0.38
Male 0.25 0.55 0.27 0.86 0.83 1.16 1.19 2.38 0.54 0.35 0.51
Female 0.27 0.55 0.31 0.60 0.80 1.10 1.26 1.98 0.69 0.41 0.53
Black Non-Hispanic: 0.42 0.91 0.41 1.50 1.29 1.54 1.97 2.56 0.76 0.59 0.96
Male 0.54 1.29 0.51 2.22 1.96 1.72 2.29 2.58 1.05 0.67 1.60
Female 0.59 1.08 0.66 2.10 1.36 2.31 2.93 4.45 1.14 0.89 1.29
Other races Non-Hispanic: 0.71 1.57 0.73 1.96 1.90 3.65 5.82 3.64 1.52 0.88 3.24
Male 1.19 2.83 1.23 3.04 3.72 5.73 9.67 2.63 2.71 1.02 6.70
Female 0.75 1.21 1.01 2.29 1.45 4.05 3.97 7.68 1.26 1.45 1.61
Hispanic: 0.33 0.53 0.38 0.86 0.73 1.53 1.62 2.96 0.52 0.58 1.23
Male 0.46 0.81 0.51 1.05 1.21 2.27 1.88 5.07 0.57 0.57 2.54
Female 0.44 0.71 0.54 1.29 0.83 1.96 2.62 2.89 0.83 0.95 1.03
Puerto Rican:ª 1.51 2.06 1.79 3.69 3.33 5.80 5.59 10.84 3.06 2.22 6.39
Male 2.24 3.21 2.69 5.13 4.95 6.14 4.98 15.59 4.11 3.35 11.71
Female 1.96 3.12 2.42 4.99 4.89 8.85 10.28 15.55 4.46 3.30 4.89
Mexican/Mexican-American:ª 0.33 0.59 0.35 0.98 0.79 1.13 1.63 1.37 0.44 0.57 1.49
Male 0.47 0.90 0.43 0.99 1.41 1.54 2.43 0.00 0.55 0.65 2.95
Female 0.43 0.70 0.52 1.59 0.76 1.61 1.89 2.85 0.67 0.92 1.33
Residence – MSA Size:
5,000,000 or more 0.38 0.72 0.51 1.34 0.86 2.18 2.69 4.19 0.85 0.74 1.05
2,500,000 – 4,999,999 0.38 0.81 0.48 1.17 1.42 1.54 2.16 2.53 0.99 0.63 0.86
1,000,000 – 2,499,999 0.29 0.64 0.35 0.78 0.89 1.37 1.50 2.98 0.47 0.51 0.55
500,000 – 999,999 0.44 0.88 0.52 1.00 1.29 1.68 2.41 1.72 1.05 0.72 0.76
250,000 – 499,999 0.41 0.77 0.49 1.40 1.18 1.64 2.05 2.04 1.09 0.67 1.02
Under 250,000 0.46 1.08 0.47 1.01 1.73 2.51 1.29 5.77 1.12 0.54 1.36
Non-MSA 0.36 0.72 0.38 1.08 1.11 1.23 1.41 2.00 0.85 0.52 0.85
Ratio of Family Income to
Poverty Threshold:§
0 – .99 0.53 0.94 0.61 1.55 1.24 1.89 3.07 2.11 0.98 0.94 1.60
1.00 – 2.49 0.34 0.64 0.39 0.99 0.90 1.28 1.56 2.23 0.65 0.60 0.77
2.50 – 4.49 0.32 0.58 0.36 0.70 0.87 1.18 1.16 2.49 0.63 0.49 0.93
4.50 and above 0.28 0.66 0.32 0.69 1.05 1.58 1.55 3.62 0.60 0.43 0.79

 

Notes:

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

ªa subset of Hispanic

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%.

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