TABLE 4a. Estimated percent reporting an asthma attack or episode in the past year among adults1 with current2 asthma by state/territory - BRFSS Asthma Call-back Survey, United States, 2006
State/Territory Sample
size
Attack in past year No attack in past year No symptoms in past year
Sample
size
% SE 95% CI Sample
size
% SE 95% CI Sample
size
% SE 95% CI
Alaska 129 71 53.4 7.4 (38.9 - 67.9) 46 38.8 7.3 (24.5 - 53.1) 12 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Arizona 152 85 45.7 7.8 (30.4 - 61.0) 48 46.7 8.3 (30.4 - 63.0) 19 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
California 245 133 54.4 4.2 (46.2 - 62.6) 89 35.2 3.9 (27.6 - 42.8) 23 10.4 2.7 (5.1 - 15.7)
Colorado 273 138 53.4 3.9 (45.8 - 61.0) 115 40.3 3.8 (32.9 - 47.7) 20 6.3 1.5 (3.4 - 9.2)
Connecticut 323 166 49.1 4.2 (40.9 - 57.3) 122 36.7 3.8 (29.3 - 44.1) 35 14.2 3.3 (7.7 - 20.7)
District of Columbia 130 65 48.1 7.1 (34.2 - 62.0) 51 42.3 7.6 (27.4 - 57.2) 14 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Georgia 256 146 52.6 5.3 (42.2 - 63.0) 79 34.6 5.4 (24.0 - 45.2) 31 12.8 3.3 (6.3 - 19.3)
Hawaii 221 92 37.1 4.5 (28.3 - 45.9) 80 41.1 4.6 (32.1 - 50.1) 49 21.8 3.7 (14.5 - 29.1)
Indiana 315 178 57.4 3.5 (50.5 - 64.3) 112 32.5 3.2 (26.2 - 38.8) 25 10.0 2.6 (4.9 - 15.1)
Iowa 178 87 49.4 4.2 (41.2 - 57.6) 71 36.7 4.0 (28.9 - 44.5) 20 13.9 3.2 (7.6 - 20.2)
Kansas 391 193 51.1 3.4 (44.4 - 57.8) 150 36.8 3.4 (30.1 - 43.5) 48 12.2 2.2 (7.9 - 16.5)
Maine 180 106 57.5 4.8 (48.1 - 66.9) 62 36.3 4.6 (27.3 - 45.3) 12 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Maryland 291 145 46.4 4.3 (38.0 - 54.8) 114 37.4 4.2 (29.2 - 45.6) 32 16.2 4.0 (8.4 - 24.0)
Massachusetts 263 127 49.3 5.1 (39.3 - 59.3) 102 36.8 4.8 (27.4 - 46.2) 34 13.8 3.5 (6.9 - 20.7)
Michigan 318 166 54.3 3.5 (47.4 - 61.2) 116 35.9 3.3 (29.4 - 42.4) 36 9.8 1.9 (6.1 - 13.5)
Missouri 256 149 54.9 5.5 (44.1 - 65.7) 87 32.3 4.9 (22.7 - 41.9) 20 12.8 3.8 (5.4 - 20.2)
Montana 206 108 48.0 5.2 (37.8 - 58.2) 65 37.8 5.6 (26.8 - 48.8) 33 14.1 2.8 (8.6 - 19.6)
Nebraska 229 115 50.3 6.3 (38.0 - 62.6) 92 37.7 6.2 (25.5 - 49.9) 22 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New Hampshire 235 130 52.5 4.3 (44.1 - 60.9) 86 40.9 4.2 (32.7 - 49.1) 19 6.7 1.7 (3.4 - 10.0)
New York 273 139 44.8 4.2 (36.6 - 53.0) 108 45.0 4.3 (36.6 - 53.4) 26 10.2 2.5 (5.3 - 15.1)
Oregon 287 148 54.9 4.4 (46.3 - 63.5) 107 34.7 4.0 (26.9 - 42.5) 32 10.4 2.4 (5.7 - 15.1)
Texas 228 124 56.2 6.5 (43.5 - 68.9) 74 34.4 6.7 (21.3 - 47.5) 30 9.4 2.3 (4.9 - 13.9)
Vermont 415 188 42.1 3.1 (36.0 - 48.2) 184 44.5 3.2 (38.2 - 50.8) 43 13.4 2.5 (8.5 - 18.3)
Washington 1,455 800 52.3 2.2 (48.0 - 56.6) 519 37.5 2.1 (33.4 - 41.6) 136 10.2 1.3 (7.7 - 12.7)
Wisconsin 182 96 53.4 6.3 (41.1 - 65.7) 67 39.2 6.3 (26.9 - 51.5) 19 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
25 areas total 7,431 3,895 52.0 1.5 (49.1 - 54.9) 2,746 37.4 1.4 (34.7 - 40.1) 790 10.6 0.8 (9.0 - 12.2)
Median     52.3       37.4       12.2    
Range     37.1-57.5       32.3-46.7       6.3-21.8    

1 Aged ≥ 18 years

2 "Yes" response to "Do you still have asthma?"

Sample size excludes "DK/Refused"

Standard error

Confidence interval

N/A: Estimate not available (N/A) if the unweighted sample size for the denominator was < 50 or if the relative standard error was > 0.30