2015 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, 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: 11,533 2,941 8,592 567 1,860 3,094 788 854 1,453 4,800 1,212
    Male 4,188 1,699 2,490 354 1,137 1,078 381 267 430 1,302 318
    Female 7,345 1,243 6,102 213 723 2,017 407 586 1,023 3,498 894
White Non-Hispanic: 7,085 1,330 5,755 249 788 1,780 400 621 760 3,381 888
    Male 2,436 738 1,699 196 455 574 186* 185* 204 983 229
    Female 4,649 592 4,056 53* 333 1,206 214 435 556 2,398 659
Black Non-Hispanic: 1,730 584 1,146 107* 418 407 132* 98* 177 648 151
    Male 631 359 272 58* 265 149* ** ** ** 130 28*
    Female 1,100 225 875 ** 153 257 59* 73* 125* 517 124
Other Non-Hispanic: 917 322 595 63* 219 268 62* ** 182* 279 88*
    Male 434 223* 211* 41* 153* 122* ** ** ** 80* **
    Female 483 99 383 ** 66* 146* ** ** 120* 199 49*
Hispanic: 1,800 705 1,095 147 434 640 194 111* 335 493 85
    Male 686 379 308 59 264 232 81* ** 113* 109 23*
    Female 1,113 326 787 88* 170 408 113* 74* 221 384 62
    Puerto Rican:a 351 85 266 ** 47* 138 26* ** 80* 119 **
        Male 91 38* 52* ** 28* ** ** ** ** ** **
        Female 260 47* 213 ** ** 101* ** ** 53* 101* **
    Mexican/Mexican-American:a 1,018 404 614 79* 263 375 124* 54* 196 269 31*
        Male 432 241 191 40* 169 147* 57* ** 55* 67* **
        Female 585 163 423 39* 94 228 ** ** 141* 203 21*
Region:
    Northeast 1,840 535 1,305 149* 307 360 111* 55* 194 816 208
    Midwest 2,526 528 1,998 76* 325 812 173 259 380* 1,087 225
    South 4,370 1,274 3,096 232 861 1,196 314 330 553 1,605 475
    West 2,797 603 2,193 109 366 726 190 211 325 1,292 303
Ratio of Family Income to
Poverty Threshold:b
    0.0-0.99 2,568 850 1,718 176 565 700 233 198 269 925 202
    1.00-2.49 3,666 1,043 2,623 208 645 1,129 234 373 522 1,238 446
    2.50-4.49 2,294 495 1,800 84* 316 646 115* 169* 362 972 275
    4.50 and above 3,005 554 2,451 98* 333 619 206 ** 300 1,666 289

Notes:

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

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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