During 2017–2018, women aged 18 years or older were more likely than men (9.7% versus 5.5%) to currently have asthma.
This pattern prevailed in each of the race/ethnicity groups: Hispanic adults (7.8% versus 3.9%); non-Hispanic white adults (10.3% versus 5.9%); non-Hispanic black adults (11.4% versus 6.2%); and non-Hispanic Asian adults (5.0% versus 3.3%).
Non-Hispanic white and non-Hispanic black men were more likely to currently have asthma than were Hispanic and non-Hispanic Asian men.
The same pattern existed among women.
Source: National Health Interview Survey, 2017–2018 data. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm.