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, 2007
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 111 58 51.6 7.2 (37.5 - 65.7) 40 41.6 7.2 (27.5 - 55.7) 13 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Arizona 179 94 60.3 6.2 (48.1 - 72.5) 72 30.2 5.2 (20.0 - 40.4) 13 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
California 216 113 46.1 5.5 (35.3 - 56.9) 81 39.5 5.3 (29.1 - 49.9) 22 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Colorado 289 138 45.7 4.3 (37.3 - 54.1) 118 43.1 4.3 (34.7 - 51.5) 33 11.2 2.4 (6.5 - 15.9)
Connecticut 287 136 44.8 5.0 (35.0 - 54.6) 111 38.4 4.8 (29.0 - 47.8) 40 16.8 4.7 (7.6 - 26.0)
District of Columbia 134 57 43.2 5.7 (32.0 - 54.4) 61 45.0 5.5 (34.2 - 55.8) 16 11.7 3.3 (5.2 - 18.2)
Florida 588 326 56.4 5.2 (46.2 - 66.6) 208 32.5 4.9 (22.9 - 42.1) 54 11.1 2.9 (5.4 - 16.8)
Georgia 298 164 53.3 4.0 (45.5 - 61.1) 114 36.8 3.7 (29.5 - 44.1) 20 9.9 2.8 (4.4 - 15.4)
Hawaii 309 143 45.8 4.3 (37.4 - 54.2) 123 39.0 4.2 (30.8 - 47.2) 43 15.2 3.6 (8.1 - 22.3)
Illinois 228 108 44.4 4.5 (35.6 - 53.2) 95 42.7 4.6 (33.7 - 51.7) 25 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Indiana 315 166 50.3 4.0 (42.5 - 58.1) 132 45.6 4.0 (37.8 - 53.4) 17 4.1 1.2 (1.7 - 6.5)
Iowa 219 94 38.6 4.6 (29.6 - 47.6) 103 52.7 4.8 (43.3 - 62.1) 22 8.7 2.2 (4.4 - 13.0)
Kansas 396 194 49.2 4.1 (41.2 - 57.2) 175 45.4 4.2 (37.2 - 53.6) 27 5.4 1.2 (3.0 - 7.8)
Maine 389 199 49.0 4.0 (41.2 - 56.8) 159 43.9 4.1 (35.9 - 51.9) 31 7.2 1.6 (4.1 - 10.3)
Maryland 336 164 50.6 3.9 (43.0 - 58.2) 133 37.5 3.7 (30.2 - 44.8) 39 11.9 2.5 (7.0 - 16.8)
Massachusetts 199 96 52.5 6.3 (40.2 - 64.8) 81 33.1 5.3 (22.7 - 43.5) 22 14.5 4.3 (6.1 - 22.9)
Michigan 436 226 50.3 3.7 (43.0 - 57.6) 177 43.4 3.7 (36.1 - 50.7) 33 6.3 1.4 (3.6 - 9.0)
Missouri 246 159 70.2 4.5 (61.4 - 79.0) 75 26.2 4.4 (17.6 - 34.8) 12 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Montana 251 126 60.2 4.5 (51.4 - 69.0) 99 31.8 4.1 (23.8 - 39.8) 26 7.9 2.2 (3.6 - 12.2)
Nebraska 441 217 39.1 4.6 (30.1 - 48.1) 181 47.2 5.2 (37.0 - 57.4) 43 13.7 3.9 (6.1 - 21.3)
Nevada 221 109 42.7 5.2 (32.5 - 52.9) 91 48.8 5.4 (38.2 - 59.4) 21 8.5 2.2 (4.2 - 12.8)
New Hampshire 248 131 52.1 4.3 (43.7 - 60.5) 91 39.2 4.2 (31.0 - 47.4) 26 8.8 2.3 (4.3 - 13.3)
New Mexico 278 145 58.7 4.3 (50.3 - 67.1) 110 31.4 3.7 (24.1 - 38.7) 23 10.0 2.6 (4.9 - 15.1)
New York 316 155 50.0 3.9 (42.4 - 57.6) 138 39.7 3.7 (32.4 - 47.0) 23 10.3 2.9 (4.6 - 16.0)
Ohio 438 231 52.1 4.3 (43.7 - 60.5) 172 38.2 4.3 (29.8 - 46.6) 35 9.7 2.3 (5.2 - 14.2)
Oklahoma 283 170 59.5 4.2 (51.3 - 67.7) 103 38.5 4.2 (30.3 - 46.7) 10 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Oregon 340 174 50.2 4.2 (42.0 - 58.4) 141 40.4 4.2 (32.2 - 48.6) 25 9.4 2.5 (4.5 - 14.3)
Pennsylvania 243 108 48.5 5.1 (38.5 - 58.5) 120 43.7 4.9 (34.1 - 53.3) 15 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Texas 290 163 56.4 4.7 (47.2 - 65.6) 97 35.3 4.9 (25.7 - 44.9) 30 8.2 1.9 (4.5 - 11.9)
Utah 233 144 57.5 4.4 (48.9 - 66.1) 78 36.9 4.3 (28.5 - 45.3) 11 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Vermont 399 166 44.3 3.3 (37.8 - 50.8) 198 46.8 3.3 (40.3 - 53.3) 35 8.9 2.0 (5.0 - 12.8)
Washington 1,681 843 51.6 2.0 (47.7 - 55.5) 698 41.1 2.0 (37.2 - 45.0) 140 7.3 0.8 (5.7 - 8.9)
West Virginia 259 149 55.5 4.5 (46.7 - 64.3) 92 36.5 4.5 (27.7 - 45.3) 18 8.0 2.1 (3.9 - 12.1)
Wisconsin 263 130 51.4 4.8 (42.0 - 60.8) 116 43.8 4.9 (34.2 - 53.4) 17 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
34 areas total 11,359 5,796 51.1 1.3 (48.6 - 53.6) 4,583 39.0 1.2 (36.6 - 41.4) 980 10.0 1.2 (7.6 - 12.4)
Median     50.5       39.6       9.4    
Range     38.6-70.2       26.2-52.7       4.1-16.8    

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