2016 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 1-2Standard Errors† for Lifetime Asthma Population Estimates: roundedby Age, United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2016
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: 1190600 375,500 964,600 120,800 284,000 570,300 258,500 293,900 359,100 582,200 247,500
Male 694,800 260,000 572,300 90,200 206,800 405,100 184,300 207,800 264,700 335,200 136,500
Female 729,900 227,500 627,500 72,800 182,000 354,900 157,200 216,100 230,500 420,000 193,400
White Non-Hispanic: 821,800 237,300 701,600 65,800 172,300 381,700 184,800 196,600 255,400 438,200 214,000
Male 475,900 163,500 410,900 39,100 128,800 270,400 135,600 155,500 172,500 250,200 118,900
Female 529,400 146,600 477,300 48,600 110,900 236,800 113,100 125,000 173,700 327,200 172,000
Black Non-Hispanic: 409,800 172,200 302,100 60,500 143,600 202,000 115,200 115,700 122,300 200,500 74,400
Male 249,500 107,500 202,600 44,300 87,000 154,100 72,100 102,600 94,400 125,100 40,000
Female 279,200 128,500 206,900 43,000 110,200 111,400 69,300 55,500 75,800 149,900 62,100
Other Non-Hispanic: 272,600 97,400 237,300 37,000 79,100 174,800 57,500 89,100 143,200 137,600 46,000
Male 184,000 73,800 170,700 31,700 57,200 142,200 53,100 38,800 128,900 92,800 31,500
Female 165,600 58,000 150,800 19,300 51,600 97,500 22,800 73,800 63,400 101,200 34,200
Hispanic: 436,300 170,400 356,600 61,500 135,000 271,400 109,200 172,100 162,600 202,100 51,000
Male 261,900 141,400 197,200 54,300 111,600 158,500 80,000 73,800 109,000 112,700 25,500
Female 284,500 81,500 260,300 29,100 72,300 203,700 77,000 153,700 110,900 145,200 43,100
Puerto Rican:a 150,500 59,300 130,200 9,000 46,900 85,900 39,700 29,600 73,300 87,500 6,500
Male 82,000 51,200 65,600 3,900 44,800 46,100 28,000 16,000 39,900 48,900 0
Female 109,200 29,600 101,200 8,200 13,600 71,300 29,800 25,400 62,200 65,100 6,500
Mexican/Mexican-American:a 331,600 137,700 273,500 37,700 109,500 216,500 81,700 118,000 139,100 148,700 30,600
Male 214,500 111,800 170,200 33,200 88,700 142,400 70,100 59,300 95,700 88,600 21,700
Female 203,600 69,700 183,900 18,000 66,800 140,700 41,600 94,200 86,900 100,700 20,000
Region:
Northeast 549,800 171,500 443,900 72,300 117,600 310,600 103,600 132,600 183,000 271,000 98,800
Midwest 413,200 144,200 344,800 51,200 110,500 248,200 127,400 134,200 137,200 203,500 122,100
South 720,100 244,200 556,900 71,300 186,500 304,700 121,800 148,300 177,500 359,700 150,100
West 652,700 176,400 551,700 40,900 140,900 312,400 158,200 169,700 212,400 307,700 118,600
Ratio of Family Income to
Poverty Threshold:b
0-0.99 371,700 173,600 286,900 71,600 141,000 222,000 99,800 146,400 103,500 173,200 66,100
1.00-2.49 480,800 207,200 393,100 61,700 162,400 287,100 126,100 157,600 182,900 219,200 117,100
2.50-4.49 492,400 145,000 425,100 57,100 114,700 280,600 138,600 148,800 184,600 256,700 122,100
4.50 and above 596,000 158,200 527,500 46,100 128,200 278,700 108,900 143,100 191,100 380,200 137,400

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics,
CDC Compiled 03/29/2018
See the Methods section of the documentation found at https://www.cdc.gov/asthma/NHIS/default.htm for information regarding standard errors.
aAs a subset of Hispanic.
bMissing responses imputed.
Asthma and Community Health Branch National Center for Environmental Health ,Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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