2013 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 2-1Lifetime Asthma Prevalence Percentsby 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: 12.0 12.7 11.8 5.9 14.3 13.8 16.2 14.1 12.4 11.6 10.3
    Male 11.3 14.4 10.3 7.5 16.0 13.8 18.2 13.1 11.8 9.4 8.4
    Female 12.7 10.8 13.3 4.2 12.6 13.7 13.9 15.0 12.9 13.8 11.8
White Non-Hispanic: 12.0 11.3 12.2 4.4 13.0 14.2 14.8 14.0 14.0 12.3 9.8
    Male 10.9 12.5 10.5 6.1 14.0 13.7 17.3 12.2 12.8 10.1 7.9
    Female 13.1 10.0 13.8 2.6 11.9 14.7 12.3 15.7 15.2 14.5 11.3
Black Non-Hispanic: 14.8 18.2 13.6 11.9 19.9 15.4 20.9 16.0 12.2 13.0 14.0
    Male 15.1 21.7 12.4 14.7 22.4 17.7 25.9 20.3 11.0 10.2 13.3
    Female 14.6 14.8 14.5 9.1 17.4 13.4 14.9 12.5 13.2 15.4 14.5
Other Non-Hispanic: 11.3 14.2 10.2 6.5 15.6 13.1 18.8 17.7 8.4 9.6 9.5
    Male 11.4 16.3 9.2 7.9 18.6 13.2 17.3 17.2 8.7 8.6 6.3*
    Female 11.3 11.7 11.2 4.7* 12.5 13.0 20.5 18.3 8.2 10.5 12.0
Hispanic: 10.4 11.9 9.7 5.4 13.6 11.7 15.7 11.8 9.6 8.4 12.1
    Male 10.2 13.8 8.4 6.2 16.0 11.9 16.3 9.5 10.8 6.1 10.5
    Female 10.7 10.0 11.0 4.7 11.1 11.5 15.0 14.1 8.3 10.7 13.3
    Puerto Rican:a 22.9 29.9 20.1 21.2 31.3 23.4 34.3 ** 21.2 19.8 20.4
        Male 22.8 35.2 18.3 18.8* 41.2 25.7 29.3* ** 34.0 15.1 16.5*
        Female 22.9 25.3 21.9 23.1* 23.0 20.9* 38.8* ** ** 24.0 24.4
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a 8.3 9.5 7.7 3.5 11.3 9.7 13.5 10.8 7.1 6.4 8.8
        Male 8.5 11.2 7.0 5.4* 12.8 10.5 14.2 11.3 8.0 4.4 8.0*
        Female 8.2 7.9 8.4 ** 9.7 8.9 12.7 10.4 6.1 8.4 9.4
Region:
    Northeast 13.0 13.7 12.8 6.9 15.4 14.7 16.3 16.6 12.9 12.9 10.9
    Midwest 11.6 11.3 11.7 4.3 11.7 15.7 18.2 14.7 15.0 11.2 7.6
    South 11.3 13.7 10.6 7.0 16.3 11.3 15.6 10.7 9.6 10.7 10.4
    West 12.8 11.6 13.2 4.7 13.1 14.9 14.7 17.3 13.8 12.6 12.6
Ratio of Family Income to
Poverty Threshold:b
    0-0.99 15.9 15.9 15.9 9.4 18.7 15.9 18.3 16.5 13.7 16.8 14.3
    1.00-2.49 11.6 12.7 11.2 5.4 14.0 12.5 16.1 11.1 11.2 11.4 10.7
    2.50-4.49 11.0 11.1 11.0 4.9 13.0 12.7 12.8 14.9 11.6 10.5 10.2
    4.50 and above 11.3 11.1 11.3 3.1 11.7 15.0 17.7 15.5 13.7 11.1 8.6

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%.

a As a subset of Hispanic.

b Missing responses imputed.

 

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