2010 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 2-1Lifetime Asthma Prevalence Percentsby Age, United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2010
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: 12.9 13.6 12.7 8.0 15.4 15.1 16.5 17.2 13.3 12.0 11.2
    Male 11.9 15.3 10.7 9.6 17.6 14.8 16.9 16.2 13.1 8.9 9.3
    Female 13.9 11.8 14.5 6.4 13.1 15.3 16.1 18.1 13.5 14.9 12.6
White Non-Hispanic: 12.6 12.1 12.8 6.5 13.2 15.2 15.8 17.5 13.7 12.2 11.3
    Male 11.6 13.8 11.0 8.0 15.5 15.0 15.4 17.1 13.8 9.5 9.6
    Female 13.7 10.4 14.5 4.9 10.7 15.4 16.1 18.0 13.7 14.9 12.7
Black Non-Hispanic: 17.1 21.2 15.5 13.6 24.8 18.7 21.0 22.0 15.5 14.3 13.1
    Male 16.2 23.4 13.0 17.4 26.6 19.1 21.1 24.1 15.0 9.8 10.1
    Female 17.8 18.8 17.5 9.7 23.0 18.3 20.9 20.2 15.9 17.9 15.0
Other Non-Hispanic: 12.6 14.3 11.8 10.7 15.9 14.6 16.0 18.7 12.5 11.1 7.2
    Male 11.5 13.6 10.5 9.1* 16.9 13.9 13.9 16.7 12.9 8.2 7.5*
    Female 13.5 15.0 12.9 12.4* 14.9 15.3 18.5 20.3 12.1 13.5 7.0
Hispanic: 10.9 12.2 10.3 7.0 15.1 12.1 15.3 12.0 10.7 8.9 9.6
    Male 10.3 14.6 8.1 8.6 17.7 11.8 19.0 8.4 10.1 5.8 6.3*
    Female 11.6 9.7 12.6 5.4 12.4 12.5 11.7 16.0 11.3 12.3 12.1
    Puerto Rican:a 25.1 26.8 24.3 18.2 31.8 34.5 40.0 29.6 34.9 18.3 13.8*
        Male 25.8 31.2 23.1 27.0* 35.7 38.8 49.9 24.2* 41.5 11.1* **
        Female 24.5 22.4 25.5 10.6* 27.6 29.5 26.8* 34.9* 26.9 25.3 16.4*
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a 9.4 10.7 8.6 6.0 13.4 9.0 10.9 7.5 8.7 8.2 10.2
        Male 9.0 13.3 6.6 7.7 16.1 8.5 14.2 3.2* 8.3 5.6 7.7*
        Female 9.7 8.2 10.6 4.3 10.7 9.5 7.7 12.2 9.1 10.9 12.3
Region:
    Northeast 12.9 13.9 12.6 7.7 16.7 15.4 13.4 18.9 14.3 11.5 11.4
    Midwest 12.7 13.8 12.3 8.7 15.2 14.6 14.7 16.9 13.4 12.2 9.0
    South 12.8 14.8 12.2 8.9 17.0 14.6 18.2 16.6 11.8 11.4 11.4
    West 13.2 11.5 13.8 6.3 12.4 16.0 17.6 17.3 14.5 13.0 12.8
Ratio of Family Income to
Poverty Threshold:b
    0-.99 15.6 16.5 15.1 10.7 19.8 15.3 17.0 16.3 13.2 15.8 13.1
    1.00-2.49 13.1 14.1 12.7 9.5 15.1 15.1 16.8 17.6 12.7 11.6 12.4
    2.50-4.49 12.7 12.8 12.7 6.0 15.0 15.0 17.0 14.7 14.2 12.2 10.9
    4.50 and above 11.4 10.8 11.6 4.3 12.0 15.0 14.9 21.3 12.9 11.0 9.1

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC    Compiled 1/3/2012
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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