Trends in Chronic Bronchitis by Race/Ethnicity, Sex and Age

Trends in Chronic Bronchitis by Race/Ethnicity, Sex and Age

      Non-Hispanic    
  Total (2)  White Black Other Hispanic
  Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
1999 8,847,646 4.4% 7,272,319 4.9% 805,128 3.6% 238,877 3.1% 531,322 2.6%
2000 9,354,982 4.6% 7,680,117 5.1% 922,045 4.0% 186,426 2.2% 566,394 2.7%
2001 11,198,602 5.5% 9,066,921 6.1% 1,193,632 5.2% 258,092 2.9% 679,957 3.1%
2002 9,113,581 4.4% 7,177,946 4.8% 1,081,002 4.6% 225,054 2.5% 629,579 2.8%
2003 8,560,342 4.0% 6,847,649 4.5% 924,572 3.9% 184,526 2.1% 603,595 2.3%
2004 9,047,481 4.2% 7,302,106 4.7% 899,836 3.7% 184,526 1.8% 603,595 2.5%
2005 8,912,375 4.1% 6,953,547 4.5% 1,074,702 4.4% 218,340 2.2% 665,786 2.4%
2006 9,463,082 4.3% 7,315,058 4.7% 1,145,153 4.5% 358,802 3.1% 644,069 2.2%
2007 7,604,098 3.4% 6,008,449 3.9% 843,346 3.2% 249,254 2.0% 503,049 1.7%
2008 9,832,089 4.4% 7,905,680 5.1% 1,023,702 3.9% 272,056 2.2% 630,651 2.1%
2009 9,901,580 4.4% 7,723,276 4.9% 1,073,307 4.0% 291,369 2.3% 819,628 2.6%
2010 9,883,229 4.3% 7,635,860 4.9% 1,127,051 4.1% 242,232 1.9% 878,086 2.7%
2011 10,070,851 4.4% 7,471,900 4.7% 1,332,164 4.9% 324,065 2.4% 942,722 2.9%
2012 8,657,776 3.7% 6,548,082 4.2% 1,042,900 3.7% 277,581 1.9% 789,213 2.3%
2013 8,940,169 3.7% 6,571,132 4.1% 1,181,491 4.0% 290,456 1.7% 897,090 2.3%
2014 8,691,757 3.6% 6,432,295 4.1% 1,258,551 4.4% 355,539 2.3% 645,372 1.8%
2015 9,274,331 3.8% 6,973,289 4.4% 1,223,784 4.2% 254,405 1.5% 822,853 2.2%
2016 8,940,169 3.7% 6,571,132 4.1% 1,181,491 4.0% 290,456 1.7% 897,090 2.3%
2017 8,567,531 3.5% 6,190,270 3.9% 1,169,776 3.9% 378,696 2.1% 828,789 2.1%
2018 9,003,287 3.6% 6,495,241 4.1% 1,125,335 3.7% 387,286 2.1% 995,425 2.4%
                     
  Male Female 18-44 45-64 65+
  Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
1999 2,661,435 2.8% 6,186,211 5.9% 3,978,344 3.7% 2,962,010 5.1% 1,907,292 5.9%
2000 3,013,616 3.1% 6,341,366 6.0% 3,876,505 3.6% 3,353,176 5.5% 2,125,301 6.5%
2001 3,718,647 3.8% 7,479,955 7.1% 4,913,277 4.5% 4,073,615 6.5% 2,211,710 6.7%
2002 2,891,596 2.9% 6,221,985 5.8% 3,761,235 3.5% 3,563,498 5.5% 1,788,848 5.4%
2003 2,740,594 2.7% 5,819,748 5.3% 3,253,728 2.9% 3,310,933 4.9% 1,995,681 5.8%
2004 2,756,777 2.7% 6,290,704 5.6% 3,483,038 3.2% 3,412,969 4.9% 2,151,474 6.2%
2005 2,886,344 2.8% 6,026,031 5.3% 3,504,174 3.2% 3,543,899 4.9% 1,864,302 5.3%
2006 2,912,124 2.7% 6,550,958 5.8% 3,182,026 2.9% 4,107,558 5.5% 2,173,498 6.1%
2007 2,558,623 2.4% 5,045,475 4.4% 2,515,141 2.3% 3,225,607 4.2% 1,863,350 5.2%
2008 3,120,941 2.9% 6,711,148 5.8% 3,486,419 3.2% 4,251,214 5.5% 2,094,456 5.6%
2009 3,189,161 2.9% 6,718,419 5.7% 3,092,989 2.8% 4,411,101 5.6% 2,403,490 6.4%
2010 3,399,111 3.1% 6,484,118 5.5% 3,265,484 3.0% 4,246,593 5.3% 2,371,152 6.1%
2011 3,316,488 3.0% 6,754,363 5.7% 3,170,362 2.9% 4,355,878 5.4% 2,544,611 6.4%
2012 3,199,371 2.8% 5,458,405 4.5% 2,721,083 2.5% 3,831,239 4.7% 2,105,454 5.0%
2013 3,037,594 2.6% 5,902,575 4.7% 2,264,122 2.0% 4,202,623 5.0% 2,473,424 5.2%
2014 2,993,149 2.6% 5,698,608 4.6% 2,834,778 2.5% 3,600,089 4.4% 2,256,890 5.0%
2015 3,122,615 2.7% 6,151,716 4.9% 2,528,407 2.2% 3,982,192 4.8% 2,763,732 6.0%
2016 3,037,594 2.6% 5,902,575 4.7% 2,264,122 2.0% 4,202,623 5.0% 2,473,424 5.2%
2017 2,556,328 2.1% 6,011,203 4.7% 2,272,295 2.0% 3,782,294 4.5% 2,512,942 5.1%
2018 2,854,929 2.4% 6,148,358 4.8% 2,547,743 2.2% 3,733,816 4.5% 2,721,728 5.3%

Source:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics. National Health Interview Survey, 1999-2018. Analysis by the American Lung Assocation Research and Program Services Division using SPSS software.

  • (1) Chronic Bronchitis prevalence was defined as answering "yes" to "Have you been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had chronic bronchitis in the past 12 months
  • (2) Due to rounding, numbers across may not sum up to totals.

Page last updated: November 23, 2020

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