2004 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 4-2Standard Errors* for Current Asthma Prevalence Percentsby Age, United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2004
Age
All ages Children Adults 15 – 34
Total Age <18 Age 18+ 0 – 4 5 – 14 15 – 34 15 – 19 20 – 24 25 – 34 35 – 64 65 +
Total: 0.15 0.30 0.16 0.44 0.38 0.27 0.70 0.62 0.35 0.23 0.40
Male 0.20 0.43 0.21 0.63 0.64 0.38 1.06 0.83 0.47 0.28 0.55
Female 0.21 0.40 0.24 0.62 0.48 0.42 0.90 0.96 0.54 0.36 0.54
White Non-Hispanic: 0.19 0.38 0.20 0.62 0.47 0.38 0.92 0.87 0.50 0.28 0.47
Male 0.24 0.54 0.26 0.81 0.76 0.49 1.34 1.11 0.65 0.34 0.64
Female 0.27 0.54 0.31 0.91 0.63 0.59 1.26 1.36 0.77 0.44 0.63
Black Non-Hispanic: 0.46 0.94 0.50 1.29 1.32 0.93 2.04 1.86 1.06 0.69 1.21
Male 0.69 1.39 0.72 2.05 2.04 1.45 3.19 2.89 1.43 0.86 1.95
Female 0.54 1.10 0.65 1.81 1.58 1.13 2.11 2.43 1.47 0.89 1.46
Other races Non-Hispanic: 0.58 1.07 0.64 1.18 1.52 0.70 1.38 1.02 1.10 1.05 1.90
Male 0.71 1.42 0.67 2.05 2.27 0.78 1.16 0.00 1.46 1.10 1.14
Female 0.83 1.45 1.03 0.72 2.00 1.21 2.96 2.18 1.64 1.65 3.35
Hispanic: 0.28 0.47 0.34 0.71 0.73 0.46 1.33 1.01 0.56 0.43 1.14
Male 0.40 0.78 0.42 1.28 1.15 0.69 2.25 1.25 0.70 0.55 1.40
Female 0.38 0.66 0.49 0.79 0.93 0.61 1.40 1.57 0.94 0.61 1.75
Puerto Rican: 1.49 2.81 1.84 7.48 3.77 2.99 9.27 4.98 2.16 2.34 5.21
Male 2.52 4.08 2.84 10.45 5.57 5.45 18.00 3.20 2.06 2.92 7.09
Female 1.91 3.60 2.38 3.31 4.82 2.86 7.22 9.29 3.48 3.51 7.59
Mexican/Mexican-American: 0.29 0.45 0.36 0.57 0.77 0.48 1.12 1.17 0.63 0.47 1.16
Male 0.40 0.77 0.41 0.99 1.24 0.64 1.57 1.14 0.86 0.66 1.46
Female 0.42 0.67 0.61 0.88 0.91 0.76 1.57 2.03 1.18 0.67 1.68
Region:
Northeast 0.41 0.72 0.46 1.04 1.02 0.86 1.61 2.12 1.06 0.55 0.83
Midwest 0.31 0.69 0.28 0.98 0.87 0.57 1.80 1.09 0.69 0.43 0.78
South 0.23 0.53 0.24 0.71 0.68 0.36 0.89 0.78 0.51 0.38 0.73
West 0.31 0.40 0.36 0.85 0.51 0.59 1.41 1.42 0.79 0.56 0.88
Ratio of Family Income to
Poverty Threshold:
0 – .99 0.53 0.89 0.62 1.31 1.39 0.85 1.55 1.64 1.10 1.00 1.28
1.00 – 2.49 0.31 0.57 0.35 0.97 0.76 0.59 1.27 1.20 0.84 0.54 0.72
2.50 – 4.49 0.30 0.56 0.35 0.76 0.83 0.59 1.28 1.46 0.69 0.46 1.06
4.50 and above 0.31 0.72 0.33 0.88 0.90 0.72 1.78 2.07 0.80 0.42 0.80

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC compiled 1/19/2006

* See the “Methods” Section of the documentation found at http://www.cdc.gov/asthma/NHIS/default.htm for information regarding standard errors.

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