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Multiple Year (2006 ~ 2010) Child Asthma Call-back Survey Prevalence Tables

TABLE 12. Estimated percent of children allowed to carry medication in school among children1 with current2 asthma status who attended school in the past year3 by state/territory - BRFSS Asthma Call-back Survey, United States, 2006-2010
State/TerritoryCurrent
Sample
size±
%SE§95% CI
Arizona9627.46.5(14.7 - 40.1)
California14552.45.5(41.6 - 63.2)
Connecticut30537.73.7(30.4 - 45.0)
District of Columbia9546.36.4(33.8 - 58.8)
Georgia28962.53.9(54.9 - 70.1)
Hawaii31359.83.6(52.7 - 66.9)
Illinois15466.44.8(57.0 - 75.8)
Indiana28950.33.8(42.9 - 57.7)
Iowa20865.73.9(58.1 - 73.3)
Kansas49744.92.7(39.6 - 50.2)
Louisiana8640.56.3(28.2 - 52.8)
Maine24255.23.8(47.8 - 62.6)
Maryland31139.73.6(32.6 - 46.8)
Massachusetts22939.64.5(30.8 - 48.4)
Michigan40354.43.2(48.1 - 60.7)
Mississippi5854.68.7(37.5 - 71.7)
Missouri19940.75.0(30.9 - 50.5)
Montana18465.44.7(56.2 - 74.6)
Nebraska40447.34.0(39.5 - 55.1)
New Hampshire12658.05.0(48.2 - 67.8)
New Jersey26345.74.1(37.7 - 53.7)
New Mexico20661.54.4(52.9 - 70.1)
New York23845.34.3(36.9 - 53.7)
North Dakota8677.35.3(66.9 - 87.7)
Ohio18457.35.6(46.3 - 68.3)
Oklahoma20655.44.4(46.8 - 64.0)
Oregon16144.94.8(35.5 - 54.3)
Pennsylvania10947.26.6(34.3 - 60.1)
Rhode Island13947.75.5(36.9 - 58.5)
Texas40945.94.0(38.1 - 53.7)
Utah29172.93.5(66.0 - 79.8)
Vermont32048.63.3(42.1 - 55.1)
Virginia7028.25.9(16.6 - 39.8)
Washington28460.33.7(53.0 - 67.6)
West Virginia15840.14.4(31.5 - 48.7)
Wisconsin12262.57.0(48.8 - 76.2)
36 state total7,87949.81.2(47.4 - 52.2)
Median 49.5  
Range 27.4-77.3  

1 Aged < 18 years

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

3 Attended school outside the home. Home Schooled are excluded

± Sample size is for multiple years of participation. Responses of “Don’t Know” and “Refused” are excluded.

§ Standard error

Confidence interval

 
  • Page last reviewed: September 30, 2012
  • Page last updated: September 30, 2012
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