2014 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, 2014
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: 40,461 9,862 30,598 1,111 6,595 13,214 3,697 3,714 5,802 14,626 4,916
    Male 18,307 5,920 12,387 692 3,958 6,134 1,952 1,795 2,387 5,970 1,553
    Female 22,154 3,942 18,212 419 2,637 7,080 1,745 1,919 3,415 8,656 3,362
White Non-Hispanic: 25,167 4,672 20,496 325 3,257 8,088 1,963 2,304 3,822 9,816 3,681
    Male 11,134 2,783 8,351 226 1,911 3,693 1,003 1,117 1,574 4,145 1,160
    Female 14,033 1,889 12,145 100* 1,346 4,395 960 1,187 2,248 5,672 2,521
Black Non-Hispanic: 6,049 1,884 4,165 386 1,111 2,033 719 577 737 2,033 487
    Male 2,814 1,178 1,636 220 717 1,054 388 312 354 721 102
    Female 3,236 706 2,530 166 394 979 331 266 383 1,312 386
Other Non-Hispanic: 2,927 812 2,115 100 582 853 203 216 435 1,003 388
    Male 1,416 471 945 50* 337 393 113 104 176 446 189
    Female 1,511 341 1,170 50* 245 460 90 112* 259 557 199
Hispanic: 6,317 2,494 3,823 299 1,645 2,239 813 617 809 1,773 360
    Male 2,944 1,489 1,455 196 993 994 448 262 283 658 103
    Female 3,373 1,005 2,368 103 652 1,245 365 355 526 1,115 257
    Puerto Rican:a 1,197 488 709 69* 315 342 108 84* 150 379 92
        Male 464 241 223 ** 146 189 73 35* 80* 83* **
        Female 732 246 486 ** 169 153 34* 49* 70* 297 71*
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a 3,453 1,441 2,011 168 955 1,388 550 440 398 816 125
        Male 1,590 845 745 113 562 564 290 160 113 305 45
        Female 1,863 596 1,266 55 393 824 260 279 285 511 80
Region:
    Northeast 7,060 1,751 5,309 178 1,242 2,021 597 614 810 2,621 998
    Midwest 9,202 2,073 7,129 271 1,411 3,252 851 1,001 1,401 3,254 1,014
    South 14,965 3,900 11,065 390 2,577 5,000 1,415 1,382 2,203 5,255 1,743
    West 9,234 2,139 7,095 272 1,365 2,941 835 718 1,388 3,496 1,161
Ratio of Family Income to
Poverty Threshold:b
    0-0.99 7,887 2,595 5,292 394 1,768 2,865 903 1,053 908 2,381 479
    1.00-2.49 11,469 2,995 8,474 397 2,041 3,863 1,132 1,142 1,589 3,497 1,672
    2.50-4.49 10,189 2,319 7,870 205 1,458 3,442 929 819 1,694 3,659 1,425
    4.50 and above 10,916 1,953 8,963 115 1,328 3,044 733 700 1,611 5,088 1,340

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC Compiled 01/21/2016

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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