BRFSS Asthma Call-back Survey Prevalence TABLE 4b

TABLE 4b. Estimated percent reporting an asthma attack or episode in the past year among adults1 Click here to skip to citation 1 with active2 Click here to skip to citation 2 asthma by state/territory - BRFSS Asthma Call-back Survey, United States, 2009
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
Arizona 119 63 50.6 7.8 (35.3 - 65.9) 45 46.3 7.7 (31.2 - 61.4) 11 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
California 549 294 53.8 3.6 (46.7 - 60.9) 211 38.2 3.6 (31.1 - 45.3) 44 8.1 1.6 (5.0 - 11.2)
Connecticut 258 127 50.8 4.8 (41.4 - 60.2) 107 42.1 4.8 (32.7 - 51.5) 24 7.1 1.7 (3.8 - 10.4)
District of Columbia 151 63 44.8 5.4 (34.2 - 55.4) 67 41.5 5.2 (31.3 - 51.7) 21 13.7 3.9 (6.1 - 21.3)
Florida 451 228 49.3 5.1 (39.3 - 59.3) 173 40.7 5.2 (30.5 - 50.9) 50 10.0 2.2 (5.7 - 14.3)
Georgia 197 103 44.2 6.3 (31.9 - 56.5) 74 40.3 6.2 (28.1 - 52.5) 20 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Hawaii 275 114 40.6 4.8 (31.2 - 50.0) 129 50.4 4.9 (40.8 - 60.0) 32 9.0 2.2 (4.7 - 13.3)
Illinois 206 81 42.9 5.0 (33.1 - 52.7) 98 43.3 4.8 (33.9 - 52.7) 27 13.8 3.4 (7.1 - 20.5)
Indiana 427 197 46.6 3.9 (39.0 - 54.2) 193 41.2 3.8 (33.8 - 48.6) 37 12.2 3.2 (5.9 - 18.5)
Iowa 246 112 40.6 4.7 (31.4 - 49.8) 113 49.0 5.1 (39.0 - 59.0) 21 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Kansas 877 448 46.7 2.7 (41.4 - 52.0) 369 47.1 2.8 (41.6 - 52.6) 60 6.2 1.3 (3.7 - 8.7)
Louisiana 218 131 58.7 5.8 (47.3 - 70.1) 67 32.4 5.3 (22.0 - 42.8) 20 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Maine 251 128 54.4 4.8 (45.0 - 63.8) 101 37.0 4.4 (28.4 - 45.6) 22 8.6 2.2 (4.3 - 12.9)
Maryland 292 140 48.6 5.3 (38.2 - 59.0) 120 39.6 5.2 (29.4 - 49.8) 32 11.7 2.9 (6.0 - 17.4)
Massachusetts 248 104 46.2 5.2 (36.0 - 56.4) 119 40.4 5.1 (30.4 - 50.4) 25 13.4 3.6 (6.3 - 20.5)
Michigan 528 274 48.3 3.4 (41.6 - 55.0) 213 39.8 3.3 (33.3 - 46.3) 41 12.0 2.9 (6.3 - 17.7)
Montana 311 148 48.5 4.7 (39.3 - 57.7) 134 39.1 4.2 (30.9 - 47.3) 29 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Nebraska 546 260 44.9 4.1 (36.9 - 52.9) 238 49.7 4.2 (41.5 - 57.9) 48 5.5 1.3 (3.0 - 8.0)
Nevada 138 73 59.7 8.0 (44.0 - 75.4) 54 28.7 6.6 (15.8 - 41.6) 11 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New Hampshire 281 136 44.0 4.7 (34.8 - 53.2) 113 43.9 4.7 (34.7 - 53.1) 32 12.1 3.2 (5.8 - 18.4)
New Jersey 392 180 41.5 4.1 (33.5 - 49.5) 163 41.9 4.2 (33.7 - 50.1) 49 16.6 3.6 (9.5 - 23.7)
New Mexico 225 119 51.8 5.0 (42.0 - 61.6) 86 40.3 4.9 (30.7 - 49.9) 20 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New York 352 182 48.5 4.7 (39.3 - 57.7) 131 43.8 5.0 (34.0 - 53.6) 39 7.7 1.9 (4.0 - 11.4)
North Dakota 201 91 49.3 5.0 (39.5 - 59.1) 97 46.3 4.9 (36.7 - 55.9) 13 4.4 1.3 (1.9 - 6.9)
Ohio 297 155 51.5 5.1 (41.5 - 61.5) 116 41.1 5.2 (30.9 - 51.3) 26 7.4 2.1 (3.3 - 11.5)
Oklahoma 289 154 54.2 4.9 (44.6 - 63.8) 115 40.6 5.0 (30.8 - 50.4) 20 5.2 1.5 (2.3 - 8.1)
Oregon 163 86 50.6 5.7 (39.4 - 61.8) 63 42.9 5.7 (31.7 - 54.1) 14 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Rhode Island 326 170 54.2 4.8 (44.8 - 63.6) 120 31.1 4.0 (23.3 - 38.9) 36 14.7 4.0 (6.9 - 22.5)
Texas 503 272 50.3 4.5 (41.5 - 59.1) 185 37.9 4.4 (29.3 - 46.5) 46 11.8 2.9 (6.1 - 17.5)
Utah 485 259 51.7 3.8 (44.3 - 59.1) 186 39.5 3.6 (32.4 - 46.6) 40 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Vermont 380 167 44.3 4.4 (35.7 - 52.9) 175 47.4 4.5 (38.6 - 56.2) 38 8.2 2.0 (4.3 - 12.1)
Virginia 191 91 44.7 6.0 (32.9 - 56.5) 81 48.9 6.4 (36.4 - 61.4) 19 6.4 1.7 (3.1 - 9.7)
Washington 529 255 46.4 3.7 (39.1 - 53.7) 224 44.2 3.6 (37.1 - 51.3) 50 9.4 2.0 (5.5 - 13.3)
West Virginia 258 142 57.2 4.6 (48.2 - 66.2) 105 38.0 4.5 (29.2 - 46.8) 11 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Wisconsin 236 116 52.9 5.3 (42.5 - 63.3) 94 37.3 5.1 (27.3 - 47.3) 26 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Puerto Rico 250 134 48.5 4.5 (39.7 - 57.3) 94 41.6 4.6 (32.6 - 50.6) 22 9.9 2.8 (4.4 - 15.4)
36 state total 11,646 5,797 49.3 1.1 (47.1 - 51.5) 4,773 40.9 1.1 (38.7 - 43.1) 1,076 9.8 0.6 (8.6 - 11.0)
Median     48.6       41.2       9.4    
Range     40.6-59.7       28.7-50.4       4.4-16.6    

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