2010 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 3-1Current Asthma Population Estimates — in thousandsby 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: 25,710 6,976 18,734 1,285 4,376 7,164 2,035 2,056 3,072 9,758 3,128
    Male 10,409 3,991 6,418 804 2,513 3,061 958 819 1,284 3,012 1,019
    Female 15,301 2,986 12,316 480 1,864 4,103 1,077 1,238 1,788 6,746 2,109
White Non-Hispanic: 15,899 3,347 12,552 487 2,026 4,094 1,101 1,219 1,774 6,793 2,499
    Male 6,222 1,905 4,317 293 1,183 1,665 493 460 713 2,251 829
    Female 9,678 1,442 8,236 194 842 2,428 608 759 1,061 4,542 1,670
Black Non-Hispanic: 4,495 1,654 2,841 373 1,049 1,337 395 455 488 1,422 314
    Male 1,853 953 901 259 576 596 172 241 183* 330 92
    Female 2,642 701 1,941 114 473 741 223 214 304 1,092 223
Other Non-Hispanic: 1,707 590 1,117 152* 349 509 148 120* 241 591 106
    Male 669 279 391 72* 173 208 80* ** 106 171 45*
    Female 1,038 312 726 79* 176 302 68* 99* 135 420 61*
Hispanic: 3,609 1,385 2,224 273 953 1,223 391 262 570 952 209
    Male 1,665 854 810 180 580 591 213 96* 282 260 54*
    Female 1,944 531 1,414 93 372 632 178 166 288 692 155
    Puerto Rican:a 901 317 584 76* 214 343 100* 80* 163* 228 41*
        Male 462 188 275 48* 128 223* ** ** ** 53* **
        Female 439 130 309 28* 85 120 23* ** 58 175 31*
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a 1,966 793 1,173 134 573 601 172 123 305 539 120
        Male 908 497 410 95 345 265 96 ** 143* 163 **
        Female 1,059 296 762 38* 228 336 77* 97* 162 377 79
Region:
    Northeast 4,583 1,096 3,487 168 739 1,261 251 447 563 1,760 655
    Midwest 6,152 1,789 4,363 353 1,099 1,715 494 482 738 2,369 616
    South 8,989 2,647 6,342 501 1,694 2,367 716 710 941 3,290 1,137
    West 5,985 1,444 4,541 263 844 1,820 574 417 830 2,339 719
Ratio of Family Income to
Poverty Threshold:b
    0-.99 5,267 1,997 3,270 462 1,257 1,543 499 517 526 1,620 385
    1.00-2.49 7,654 2,254 5,400 481 1,339 2,197 646 698 853 2,327 1,309
    2.50-4.49 6,599 1,605 4,995 212 1,104 1,853 472 371 1,010 2,607 823
    4.50 and above 6,190 1,121 5,069 130 676 1,570 418 470 683 3,203 610

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%.

Numbers within selected characteristics may not sum to total due to rounding.

a As a subset of Hispanic.

b Missing responses imputed.

 

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