2016 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, 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: 0.24 0.40 0.27 0.58 0.56 0.59 1.02 1.23 0.75 0.37 0.44
Male 0.34 0.58 0.39 0.85 0.82 0.87 1.40 1.77 1.12 0.49 0.59
Female 0.33 0.53 0.38 0.73 0.80 0.77 1.39 1.80 0.95 0.55 0.62
. . . . . . . . . . .
White Non-Hispanic: 0.29 0.53 0.32 0.64 0.71 0.69 1.36 1.41 0.92 0.44 0.49
Male 0.39 0.74 0.45 0.73 1.07 1.00 1.87 2.17 1.30 0.56 0.66
Female 0.40 0.72 0.45 1.00 0.99 0.92 1.84 1.97 1.22 0.68 0.71
. . . . . . . . . . .
Black Non-Hispanic: 0.77 1.29 0.85 2.09 1.94 1.60 3.51 3.38 1.99 1.12 1.52
Male 1.13 1.72 1.36 3.02 2.47 2.70 4.68 6.16 3.42 1.62 2.14
Female 1.05 2.15 1.07 2.97 3.23 1.68 4.15 3.12 2.21 1.61 2.06
. . . . . . . . . . .
Other Non-Hispanic: 0.85 1.21 1.03 1.66 1.79 1.94 2.62 4.40 2.80 1.23 1.55
Male 1.22 1.76 1.61 2.92 2.46 3.11 4.35 4.88 4.96 1.82 2.54
Female 1.03 1.54 1.28 1.73 2.47 2.32 2.58 6.22 2.72 1.71 2.03
. . . . . . . . . . .
Hispanic: 0.60 0.85 0.75 1.14 1.20 1.34 1.92 3.43 1.70 0.92 1.16
Male 0.84 1.37 0.96 1.96 1.89 1.74 2.77 3.35 2.30 1.12 1.39
Female 0.83 0.88 1.12 1.13 1.41 2.09 2.94 5.59 2.32 1.34 1.82
. . . . . . . . . . .
Puerto Rican:a 2.02 2.86 2.65 1.80 4.20 4.67 6.30 7.78 6.79 3.46 1.25
Male 2.56 5.10 2.97 1.43 8.20 5.50 9.47 7.64 9.11 4.27 0.00
Female 2.91 3.18 3.65 3.59 2.87 6.85 9.21 13.35 9.51 4.55 2.82
. . . . . . . . . . .
Mexican/Mexican-American:a 0.68 1.07 0.91 1.17 1.50 1.67 2.14 3.87 2.28 1.13 1.21
Male 1.06 1.70 1.33 2.10 2.32 2.43 3.56 4.73 3.20 1.45 2.21
Female 0.92 1.18 1.27 1.13 1.96 2.20 2.57 5.64 2.92 1.60 1.48
. . . . . . . . . . .
Region: . . . . . . . . . . .
Northeast 0.69 1.12 0.74 1.93 1.58 1.80 2.37 3.40 2.20 0.95 0.94
Midwest 0.48 0.82 0.53 1.23 1.08 1.17 2.31 2.65 1.32 0.68 0.92
South 0.38 0.65 0.41 0.87 0.96 0.83 1.34 1.74 1.06 0.58 0.74
West 0.47 0.73 0.58 0.83 0.99 1.04 2.43 2.65 1.68 0.82 0.92
. . . . . . . . . . .
Ratio of Family Income to . . . . . . . . . . .
Poverty Threshold:b . . . . . . . . . . .
0-0.99 0.64 1.07 0.75 1.66 1.57 1.15 1.73 2.17 1.69 1.15 1.54
1.00-2.49 0.44 0.76 0.53 0.90 1.10 0.98 2.00 2.21 1.29 0.73 0.72
2.50-4.49 0.48 0.69 0.55 1.14 0.96 1.07 2.33 2.71 1.32 0.72 0.82
4.50 and above 0.39 0.76 0.45 1.01 1.11 1.10 1.95 3.07 1.32 0.57 0.78

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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