2014 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 5-1Asthma Attack Population Estimates among those with Current Asthma — 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: 10,726 3,019 7,707 480 2,090 2,755 605 768 1,382 4,235 1,166
    Male 4,141 1,867 2,274 243 1,367 1,047 305 266 475 1,190 295
    Female 6,585 1,152 5,433 237 723 1,708 300 502 907 3,046 871
White Non-Hispanic: 6,545 1,381 5,164 125 1,040 1,765 311 422 1,032 2,782 833
    Male 2,386 830 1,556 75* 665 592 110 116* 366* 840 214
    Female 4,158 551 3,608 50* 375 1,173 200 307 666 1,942 619
Black Non-Hispanic: 1,747 689 1,059 190 410 423 111* 172* 140 615 109
    Male 723 474 249 90* 314 208 86* ** 47* 103* **
    Female 1,024 214 810 100* 96 214 25* 96* 93 512 101
Other Non-Hispanic: 832 266 566 43* 180 154 64* ** 48* 334 120
    Male 292 151 141 ** 108* 45* 32* ** ** 91* 36*
    Female 540 116 424 33* 72* 109* 32* ** 41* 243 84*
Hispanic: 1,602 683 919 121 459 414 120 131 163 504 105
    Male 740 412 328 67* 279 202 77* 69* 56* 156* 36*
    Female 863 271 592 55* 180 212 43* 62* 107 348 68
    Puerto Rican:a 365 156 209 ** 108* 79 ** ** 54* 134 **
        Male 123 56 66* ** 40* 62* ** ** 39* ** **
        Female 242 100* 143 ** 68* 17* ** ** ** 119 **
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a 844 380 464 63* 236 266 97 102* 66* 230 49*
        Male 415 235 180* 40* 142 120 64* ** ** ** 19*
        Female 429 145 285 23* 94* 146 33* 56* 56* 136 30*
Region:
    Northeast 1,949 581 1,368 114* 400 421 74 189* 158 827 187
    Midwest 2,556 700 1,855 139 482 639 118* 183 338 1,082 214
    South 4,046 1,186 2,860 128 824 1,168 299 242 627 1,460 466
    West 2,176 553 1,623 99 384 527 114 154* 259 866 300
Ratio of Family Income to
Poverty Threshold:b
    0.0-0.99 2,701 833 1,868 204 545 773 147 302 324 995 183
    1.00-2.49 2,864 856 2,009 144 569 721 199 174* 348 1,033 397
    2.50-4.49 2,800 739 2,061 76* 557 744 117 179* 448 1,057 366
    4.50 and above 2,361 592 1,770 56* 418 518 142* 114* 262 1,150 221

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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