Table IUnited States standard population and age groups used to age adjust data

Data system and age Number
DVS mortality data
Total274,633,642
Under 1 year3,794,901
1–4 years15,191,619
5–14 years39,976,619
15–24 years38,076,743
25–34 years37,233,437
35–44 years44,659,185
45–54 years37,030,152
55–64 years23,961,506
65–74 years18,135,514
75–84 years12,314,793
85 years and over4,259,173
NHIS, NAMCS, NHAMCS, NNHS, and NHDS
All ages274,633,642
18 years and over203,852,188
25 years and over177,593,760
40 years and over118,180,367
65 years and over34,709,480
Under 18 years70,781,454
 2–17 years63,227,991
18–44 years108,151,050
 18–24 years26,258,428
 25–34 years37,233,437
 35–44 years44,659,185
45–64 years60,991,658
 45–54 years37,030,152
 55–64 years23,961,506
65–74 years18,135,514
75 years and over16,573,966
18–49 years127,956,843
40–64 years:
 40–49 years42,285,022
 50–64 years41,185,865
NHES and NHANES
20 years and over195,850,985
20–74 years179,277,019
 20–34 years55,490,662
 35–44 years44,659,185
 45–54 years37,030,152
 55–64 years23,961,506
 65–74 years18,135,514
or
 65 years and over34,709,480
NHANES (Table 71 only)
20–39 years77,670,618
40–59 years72,816,615
60–74 years28,789,786
NHANES (Table 93 only)
Under 18 years70,781,454
18–44 years108,151,050
45–64 years60,991,658
65 years and over34,709,480

SOURCE: National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER). Standard population - single ages. Available from: seer.cancer.gov/stdpopulations/stdpop.singleages.html.

From: Appendix II - Definitions and Methods

Cover of Health, United States, 2006
Health, United States, 2006: With Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans.
National Center for Health Statistics (US) .
Hyattsville (MD): National Center for Health Statistics (US); 2006 Nov.

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