Health of Asian non-Hispanic Population

Data are for the U.S.

Live births
  • Number of births: 219,068
  • Births per 1,000 women aged 15-44: 50.8

Source: Births: Final Data for 2020 [PDF – 1 MB]

Health status
  • Percent of adults aged 18 and over in fair or poor health: 8.8% (2021)

Source: Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2019-2021

  • Percent of children under age 18 year in fair or poor health: 1.2% (2021)

Source: Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Children: National Health Interview Survey, 2019-2021

Smoking
  • Percent of adults aged 18 and over who currently smoke cigarettes: 5.4% (2021)

Source: Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2019-2021

Obesity
  • Percent of men aged 20 and over with obesity: 14.2% (2015-2018)
  • Percent of women aged 20 and over with obesity: 16.0% (2015-2018)

Source: Health, United States, 2019, Table 26 [PDF – 9.8 MB]

Hypertension
  • Percent of men aged 20 and over with hypertension (measured high blood pressure and/or taking antihypertensive medication): 49.4% (2015-2018)
  • Percent of women aged 20 and over with hypertension (measured high blood pressure and/or taking antihypertensive medication): 43.6% (2015-2018)

Source: Health, United States, 2019, Table 22 [PDF – 9.8 MB]

Health insurance coverage
  • Percent of adults aged 18–64 without health insurance coverage: 6.0% (2021)

Source: Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2019-2021

  • Percent of children under age 18 years without health insurance coverage: 1.5% (2021)

Source: Interactive Summary Health Statistics for Children: National Health Interview Survey, 2019-2021

Mortality
  • Number of deaths: 91,175
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 470.8

Source: National Vital Statistics System – Mortality data (2020) via CDC WONDER

Leading causes of death