2013 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 1-1Table Lifetime Asthma Population Estimates — in thousandsby Age, United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2013
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: 37,328 9,304 28,024 1,168 5,924 11,577 3,322 3,095 5,160 14,189 4,470
    Male 17,116 5,409 11,706 757 3,369 5,801 1,964 1,414 2,423 5,573 1,616
    Female 20,212 3,894 16,318 410 2,554 5,777 1,359 1,682 2,737 8,616 2,855
White Non-Hispanic: 23,469 4,389 19,080 442 2,838 6,839 1,706 1,746 3,388 9,999 3,350
    Male 10,416 2,478 7,938 315 1,557 3,308 1,009 758 1,541 4,022 1,215
    Female 13,052 1,911 11,141 128 1,281 3,532 697 988 1,847 5,977 2,136
Black Non-Hispanic: 5,547 1,833 3,714 323 1,157 1,698 564 505 630 1,857 511
    Male 2,618 1,089 1,529 198 649 926 384 284 258 654 192
    Female 2,928 744 2,184 125 508 772 180 220 372 1,204 319
Other Non-Hispanic: 2,743 961 1,782 123 584 961 341 301 320 862 213
    Male 1,341 591 750 83 356 474 171 159* 145 366 61*
    Female 1,402 370 1,033 40* 228 487 170 142 175 496 151
Hispanic: 5,570 2,121 3,449 280 1,345 2,079 712 544 823 1,471 396
    Male 2,741 1,252 1,489 162 808 1,093 400 213 480 532 147
    Female 2,829 870 1,960 118* 537 986 312 331 343 939 249
    Puerto Rican:a 1,075 397 678 80* 221 351 126* ** 152* 318 104
        Male 524 216 308 32* 134 201 51* ** 135* 114 43*
        Female 551 181 370 48* 88 150* ** ** ** 204 61
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a 2,877 1,170 1,707 124 778 1,146 413 334 399 683 146
        Male 1,465 683 781 94* 442 635 231 170 234 239 55*
        Female 1,412 486 926 ** 336 511 182 164 165 444 91
Region:
    Northeast 6,895 1,586 5,308 223 944 1,993 575 580 839 2,838 896
    Midwest 8,180 1,879 6,302 186 1,108 3,158 936 742 1,480 2,981 748
    South 13,066 3,820 9,246 541 2,583 3,421 1,072 882 1,468 4,825 1,696
    West 9,187 2,019 7,168 218 1,288 3,005 740 892 1,373 3,545 1,131
Ratio of Family Income to
Poverty Threshold:b
    0-0.99 7,753 2,642 5,111 493 1,742 2,620 824 903 892 2,292 607
    1.00-2.49 10,295 2,932 7,363 317 1,841 3,283 1,110 837 1,336 3,280 1,574
    2.50-4.49 9,208 2,010 7,199 232 1,346 2,873 611 828 1,435 3,500 1,257
    4.50 and above 10,072 1,720 8,351 125 995 2,802 777 527 1,498 5,117 1,032

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC Compiled 9/30/2014

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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