2014 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, 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: 24,009 6,292 17,717 849 4,244 6,936 1,912 1,890 3,133 8,897 3,084
    Male 9,659 3,770 5,889 519 2,536 2,851 989 769 1,094 2,906 846
    Female 14,350 2,522 11,828 330 1,708 4,084 923 1,121 2,039 5,991 2,237
White Non-Hispanic: 14,852 2,910 11,942 278 2,073 4,203 918 1,164 2,121 6,028 2,270
    Male 5,803 1,705 4,098 189 1,202 1,671 499 455 717 2,108 633
    Female 9,049 1,205 7,844 89* 871 2,532 419 709 1,404 3,920 1,637
Black Non-Hispanic: 3,760 1,332 2,428 305 790 1,142 443 287 412 1,234 290
    Male 1,520 849 671 177 526 530 206 152 172 253 34*
    Female 2,240 483 1,757 128 264 612 238 135 240 981 256
Other Non-Hispanic: 1,746 533 1,213 63* 375 384 128 102* 154 650 274
    Male 744 323 421 31* 227 149 65* 33* 51* 234 103*
    Female 1,002 211 792 33* 147 234 63* ** 104 416 172
Hispanic: 3,651 1,516 2,135 203 1,006 1,207 423 337 446 985 250
    Male 1,592 892 700 122 581 501 219 128 154 311 77
    Female 2,059 624 1,435 81* 425 706 204 209 293 674 173
    Puerto Rican:a 817 365 452 69* 237 204 60 ** 101 240 68*
        Male 328 180 148* ** 107* 129 47* ** 62* 46* **
        Female 489 185 304 ** 129 75* ** ** 39* 193 49*
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a 1,952 857 1,095 102 556 754 299 253 202 454 87
        Male 825 497 328 70* 307 260 134 73* 53* 152* 35*
        Female 1,127 360 768 32* 249 494 165 180* 149 301 52
Region:
    Northeast 4,385 1,182 3,204 148 844 1,186 288 402 496 1,604 603
    Midwest 5,603 1,394 4,209 241 922 1,607 341 502 764 2,112 721
    South 8,838 2,492 6,346 273 1,701 2,687 815 673 1,199 3,106 1,070
    West 5,183 1,224 3,958 187 777 1,456 468 313 674 2,074 689
Ratio of Family Income to
Poverty Threshold:b
    0-0.99 5,180 1,736 3,444 291 1,148 1,666 558 535 572 1,721 354
    1.00-2.49 6,746 1,851 4,895 274 1,287 2,069 576 568 925 2,031 1,085
    2.50-4.49 6,237 1,542 4,695 177 1,027 1,801 399 475 927 2,316 915
    4.50 and above 5,846 1,163 4,682 106* 781 1,399 378 311 709 2,830 730

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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