2015 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 2-2Standard Errors† for Lifetime Asthma Prevalence Percentsby Age, United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2015
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: 0.22 0.40 0.25 0.53 0.58 0.46 1.01 1.00 0.60 0.35 0.42
    Male 0.33 0.57 0.38 0.79 0.84 0.72 1.48 1.57 0.84 0.50 0.64
    Female 0.30 0.51 0.35 0.72 0.74 0.62 1.34 1.23 0.80 0.50 0.63
White Non-Hispanic: 0.30 0.60 0.33 0.75 0.82 0.64 1.45 1.42 0.74 0.47 0.47
    Male 0.43 0.84 0.49 1.21 1.23 0.96 2.29 2.21 1.06 0.67 0.74
    Female 0.39 0.76 0.45 0.75 1.14 0.89 1.69 1.87 1.08 0.68 0.72
Black Non-Hispanic: 0.57 1.05 0.65 1.64 1.59 1.30 2.52 2.66 1.64 0.90 1.09
    Male 0.85 1.52 1.04 2.36 2.22 2.20 3.56 4.99 2.66 1.18 1.56
    Female 0.83 1.53 0.94 2.53 2.18 1.45 3.43 2.54 1.96 1.38 1.54
Other Non-Hispanic: 0.74 1.43 0.85 1.89 2.00 1.64 2.93 3.00 2.15 1.07 1.85
    Male 1.17 2.37 1.31 2.53 3.32 2.29 4.00 4.50 3.03 1.87 2.95
    Female 0.82 1.27 0.99 2.55 1.82 1.97 4.20 3.34 2.88 1.19 2.37
Hispanic: 0.44 0.66 0.55 0.89 0.94 0.93 2.02 1.59 1.20 0.64 1.30
    Male 0.64 0.96 0.79 1.14 1.44 1.35 2.78 2.48 1.80 0.86 1.78
    Female 0.59 0.90 0.75 1.35 1.19 1.15 2.91 2.00 1.44 0.98 1.84
    Puerto Rican:a 1.83 2.64 2.36 5.21 3.66 3.35 6.77 6.46 3.94 2.80 5.09
        Male 2.70 4.01 3.64 7.74 5.43 6.13 10.09 9.00 7.54 4.06 8.98
        Female 2.57 3.38 3.17 6.97 4.80 4.29 7.28 9.05 5.04 4.05 6.01
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a 0.52 0.78 0.68 0.92 1.16 1.09 2.57 1.66 1.35 0.75 1.49
        Male 0.81 1.18 1.00 1.23 1.81 1.50 3.43 2.17 2.10 1.13 2.09
        Female 0.66 1.08 0.86 1.38 1.45 1.42 3.61 2.42 1.72 1.12 2.24
Region:
    Northeast 0.54 1.12 0.61 1.73 1.63 0.87 2.13 2.35 1.28 0.87 0.75
    Midwest 0.49 0.82 0.56 0.83 1.36 0.98 2.06 2.13 1.56 0.78 0.84
    South 0.35 0.67 0.38 1.00 0.89 0.77 1.85 1.63 1.04 0.54 0.73
    West 0.47 0.70 0.55 0.80 1.05 0.88 1.93 1.92 0.87 0.73 1.04
Ratio of Family Income to
Poverty Threshold:b
    0-0.99 0.60 1.03 0.69 1.39 1.49 1.00 2.48 1.67 1.30 1.11 1.51
    1.00-2.49 0.42 0.74 0.48 0.96 1.04 0.82 1.82 1.88 1.11 0.73 0.83
    2.50-4.49 0.41 0.70 0.47 1.06 1.08 0.91 1.83 2.07 1.40 0.66 0.81
    4.50 and above 0.35 0.77 0.41 1.10 1.12 0.99 2.20 2.69 1.14 0.56 0.81

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC Compiled 01/21/2017

See the Methods section of the documentation found at http://www.cdc.gov/asthma/NHIS/default.htm for information regarding standard errors.

a As a subset of Hispanic.

b Missing responses imputed.

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