2014 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 2-1Lifetime Asthma Prevalence Percentsby 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: 12.9 13.5 12.8 5.6 16.1 15.6 17.4 17.4 13.8 12.0 11.0
    Male 12.0 15.8 10.7 6.8 18.9 14.5 17.8 17.0 11.5 10.0 7.8
    Female 13.9 11.0 14.7 4.3 13.1 16.7 16.9 17.8 16.1 13.8 13.5
White Non-Hispanic: 12.9 12.1 13.0 3.2 15.1 16.8 17.2 18.6 15.6 12.2 10.5
    Male 11.6 14.1 11.0 4.3 17.3 15.3 17.3 18.0 12.9 10.5 7.3
    Female 14.1 10.1 15.0 2.0* 12.7 18.3 17.1 19.2 18.3 13.9 13.0
Black Non-Hispanic: 16.0 18.9 14.9 14.3 20.3 17.7 22.2 19.5 13.9 14.2 12.7
    Male 15.8 22.7 13.0 15.6 24.9 19.1 23.6 21.9 14.5 11.2 6.5
    Female 16.2 14.8 16.6 12.9 15.3 16.4 20.7 17.2 13.5 16.6 17.0
Other Non-Hispanic: 11.8 11.6 11.8 5.1 14.6 12.2 12.1 12.7 12.0 10.6 16.1
    Male 12.0 13.6 11.4 5.2* 17.3 11.6 13.3 11.8 10.6 10.1 18.0
    Female 11.6 9.7 12.3 5.0* 11.9 12.8 10.8 13.7* 13.2 11.1 14.7
Hispanic: 11.6 13.9 10.5 5.8 16.4 12.5 16.5 14.4 9.3 9.9 10.4
    Male 10.7 16.3 7.9 7.5 19.4 10.7 16.9 12.6 6.3 7.3 6.9
    Female 12.5 11.5 13.0 4.1 13.3 14.4 16.0 16.0 12.7 12.4 13.0
    Puerto Rican:a 24.1 31.3 20.8 21.4* 34.5 21.2 21.3 22.6* 20.4 22.6 21.2
        Male 20.0 35.4 13.6 ** 39.2 21.7 36.0 16.3* 17.8* 11.5* **
        Female 27.8 28.1 27.6 24.4* 31.3 20.6 11.4* 31.6* 24.5 30.9 32.4
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a 10.0 11.8 9.0 4.8 13.8 12.2 17.0 15.1 7.5 7.6 6.8
        Male 9.2 13.7 6.7 6.4 16.1 9.9 16.5 12.2 4.3 5.6 5.3
        Female 10.8 9.9 11.3 3.1* 11.5 14.4 17.7 17.6 10.7 9.5 8.2
Region:
    Northeast 13.5 16.2 12.8 6.5 20.5 15.7 16.9 18.3 13.6 12.0 11.3
    Midwest 12.9 12.5 12.9 6.1 14.9 16.4 18.1 18.2 14.6 11.7 10.0
    South 12.7 13.8 12.4 5.0 16.4 15.7 17.6 18.0 13.7 11.6 10.4
    West 12.9 12.0 13.2 5.6 13.9 14.6 16.7 15.0 13.4 12.7 12.6
Ratio of Family Income to
Poverty Threshold:b
    0-0.99 15.8 15.6 15.9 7.9 18.9 16.8 18.9 18.9 13.5 16.4 11.7
    1.00-2.49 12.9 13.2 12.9 6.4 15.7 14.8 16.7 16.8 12.7 12.3 11.2
    2.50-4.49 12.4 12.8 12.3 4.3 14.7 15.8 17.8 15.6 14.9 11.2 11.2
    4.50 and above 11.8 12.3 11.7 2.9 15.0 15.5 16.2 18.9 14.2 10.9 10.2

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%.

a As a subset of Hispanic.

b Missing responses imputed.

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