TABLE 4b. Estimated percent reporting an asthma attack or episode in the past year among adults1 with active2 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 132 75 54.7 7.0 (41.0 - 68.4) 50 40.5 7.0 (26.8 - 54.2) 7 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Arizona 161 91 45.1 7.5 (30.4 - 59.8) 52 43.8 8.0 (28.1 - 59.5) 18 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
California 267 141 53.1 4.1 (45.1 - 61.1) 103 37.8 3.9 (30.2 - 45.4) 23 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Colorado 291 146 52.8 3.8 (45.4 - 60.2) 127 41.9 3.7 (34.6 - 49.2) 18 5.3 1.4 (2.6 - 8.0)
Connecticut 354 175 45.8 4.0 (38.0 - 53.6) 148 42.1 3.9 (34.5 - 49.7) 31 12.1 2.8 (6.6 - 17.6)
District of Columbia 142 67 45.5 6.6 (32.6 - 58.4) 60 47.0 7.0 (33.3 - 60.7) 15 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Georgia 273 153 53.4 5.1 (43.4 - 63.4) 91 36.5 5.2 (26.3 - 46.7) 29 10.2 2.5 (5.3 - 15.1)
Hawaii 247 110 41.7 4.4 (33.1 - 50.3) 100 46.6 4.4 (38.0 - 55.2) 37 11.7 2.6 (6.6 - 16.8)
Indiana 333 182 56.8 3.4 (50.1 - 63.5) 125 36.2 3.3 (29.7 - 42.7) 26 7.0 1.7 (3.7 - 10.3)
Iowa 191 89 46.9 4.1 (38.9 - 54.9) 82 40.7 4.0 (32.9 - 48.5) 20 12.4 3.0 (6.5 - 18.3)
Kansas 397 207 52.8 3.4 (46.1 - 59.5) 157 40.0 3.4 (33.3 - 46.7) 33 7.1 1.6 (4.0 - 10.2)
Maine 193 110 56.5 4.6 (47.5 - 65.5) 69 37.8 4.5 (29.0 - 46.6) 14 5.7 1.6 (2.6 - 8.8)
Maryland 336 152 42.5 4.0 (34.7 - 50.3) 141 40.8 4.0 (33.0 - 48.6) 43 16.7 3.7 (9.4 - 24.0)
Massachusetts 280 131 44.8 5.1 (34.8 - 54.8) 117 40.4 4.9 (30.8 - 50.0) 32 14.8 3.9 (7.2 - 22.4)
Michigan 341 172 50.5 3.5 (43.6 - 57.4) 141 41.4 3.4 (34.7 - 48.1) 28 8.1 2.1 (4.0 - 12.2)
Missouri 270 156 56.1 5.4 (45.5 - 66.7) 103 37.1 5.0 (27.3 - 46.9) 11 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Montana 216 116 48.1 5.0 (38.3 - 57.9) 75 40.0 5.3 (29.6 - 50.4) 25 11.9 2.8 (6.4 - 17.4)
Nebraska 242 118 48.3 6.0 (36.5 - 60.1) 107 42.8 6.1 (30.8 - 54.8) 17 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New Hampshire 262 136 46.5 4.2 (38.3 - 54.7) 96 39.3 4.0 (31.5 - 47.1) 30 14.2 3.4 (7.5 - 20.9)
New York 295 147 44.7 4.0 (36.9 - 52.5) 121 46.6 4.1 (38.6 - 54.6) 27 8.7 2.2 (4.4 - 13.0)
Oregon 319 157 49.7 4.4 (41.1 - 58.3) 135 41.4 4.2 (33.2 - 49.6) 27 8.9 2.6 (3.8 - 14.0)
Texas 251 129 55.1 6.9 (41.6 - 68.6) 91 37.9 6.9 (24.4 - 51.4) 31 6.9 1.6 (3.8 - 10.0)
Vermont 434 199 43.2 3.1 (37.1 - 49.3) 204 47.8 3.1 (41.7 - 53.9) 31 9.0 2.1 (4.9 - 13.1)
Washington 1,594 847 50.7 2.0 (46.8 - 54.6) 626 41.2 2.0 (37.3 - 45.1) 121 8.0 1.0 (6.0 - 10.0)
Wisconsin 186 99 54.1 6.2 (41.9 - 66.3) 72 40.7 6.2 (28.5 - 52.9) 15 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
25 areas total 8,007 4,105 50.7 1.5 (47.8 - 53.6) 3,193 40.3 1.5 (37.4 - 43.2) 709 9.0 0.8 (7.4 - 10.6)
Median     49.7       40.7       9.0    
Range     41.7-56.8       36.2-47.8       5.3-16.7    

1 Aged ≥ 18 years

2 Reported any of the following during the past year: asthma medication use, asthma symptoms, or MD visits for 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