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2002 Adult Asthma Data: Prevalence Tables and Maps

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Table L2.1
Adult Self-Reported Lifetime Asthma Prevalence Rate (Percent)
by Sex and State or Territory: BRFSS 2002
StateSample
Size
Prevalence
(percent)
Male
Standard
Error
Male
95% CI* (percent)
Sample
Size
Prevalence
(percent)
Female
Standard
Error
Female
95% CI* (percent)
U.S. Total**96,3579.90.17(9.6 - 10.2)144,06513.60.17(13.2 - 13.9)
AL1,0349.71.00(7.7 - 11.6)2,05312.20.82(10.6 - 13.8)
AK1,1848.61.40(5.9 - 11.4)1,50614.91.42(12.1 - 17.7)
AZ1,28111.51.40(8.7 - 14.2)1,94216.21.29(13.7 - 18.7)
AR1,49811.81.01(9.8 - 13.8)2,39612.30.79(10.8 - 13.8)
CA1,7349.60.79(8.1 - 11.2)2,47615.60.92(13.8 - 17.4)
CO1,66411.10.89(9.4 - 12.9)2,38613.10.77(11.6 - 14.6)
CT2,28712.60.91(10.8 - 14.4)3,26713.80.74(12.3 - 15.2)
DE1,5939.31.09(7.2 - 11.5)2,43614.10.97(12.2 - 16.0)
DC99613.01.53(10.0 - 16.0)1,40915.31.25(12.9 - 17.8)
FL2,4308.50.69(7.2 - 9.9)3,70412.30.66(11.0 - 13.6)
GA1,8509.20.89(7.5 - 11.0)3,21013.90.78(12.4 - 15.5)
HI2,60211.50.84(9.8 - 13.1)3,39215.40.81(13.8 - 17.0)
ID2,10710.40.82(8.8 - 12.0)2,92113.20.76(11.7 - 14.7)
IL2,1418.70.67(7.4 - 10.0)3,09712.60.70(11.2 - 13.9)
IN2,2909.90.72(8.5 - 11.3)3,48812.70.65(11.4 - 13.9)
IA1,4687.00.75(5.5 - 8.4)2,18910.90.91(9.1 - 12.7)
KS1,8669.80.78(8.2 - 11.3)2,72512.60.72(11.2 - 14.0)
KY2,36911.71.06(9.7 - 13.8)4,68313.80.79(12.3 - 15.4)
LA1,8099.80.82(8.2 - 11.4)3,22111.00.65(9.7 - 12.3)
ME95411.61.17(9.3 - 13.9)1,48215.51.02(13.5 - 17.5)
MD1,73810.00.99(8.0 - 11.9)2,65615.10.88(13.3 - 16.8)
MA2,98811.30.75(9.8 - 12.8)4,42914.30.67(13.0 - 15.6)
MI2,41611.30.80(9.7 - 12.9)3,51114.20.75(12.7 - 15.7)
MN1,88410.60.80(9.1 - 12.2)2,59312.00.79(10.4 - 13.5)
MS1,38110.71.11(8.5 - 12.8)2,70310.60.71(9.2 - 12.0)
MO1,84910.90.98(9.0 - 12.9)2,87214.00.93(12.1 - 15.8)
MT1,76414.11.47(11.2 - 17.0)2,26314.81.06(12.7 - 16.9)
NE1,6459.80.89(8.1 - 11.6)2,73411.30.76(9.8 - 12.8)
NV1,55210.41.16(8.2 - 12.7)1,60314.51.25(12.0 - 17.0)
NH2,11311.50.81(9.9 - 13.0)2,92116.20.79(14.6 - 17.7)
NJ2,4829.91.38(7.2 - 12.6)3,68713.51.15(11.3 - 15.8)
NM1,9129.30.76(7.8 - 10.8)2,75713.90.85(12.3 - 15.6)
NY1,7509.00.79(7.5 - 10.6)2,70613.70.78(12.2 - 15.2)
NC2,6119.30.93(7.5 - 11.2)4,12812.30.79(10.7 - 13.8)
ND1,26410.00.94(8.2 - 11.9)1,73010.50.83(8.9 - 12.1)
OH1,6528.70.82(7.1 - 10.3)2,43611.70.75(10.2 - 13.2)
OK2,6339.70.73(8.2 - 11.1)4,12612.70.64(11.5 - 14.0)
OR1,22610.81.01(8.8 - 12.8)1,84717.00.99(15.1 - 18.9)
PA5,3739.40.53(8.4 - 10.5)8,10413.40.55(12.3 - 14.5)
RI1,48810.60.96(8.7 - 12.5)2,35014.90.82(13.2 - 16.5)
SC1,7468.90.96(7.0 - 10.8)2,75010.90.82(9.3 - 12.6)
SD1,9918.40.85(6.7 - 10.0)2,7958.80.62(7.6 - 10.0)
TN1,3199.30.87(7.6 - 11.0)1,88514.80.98(12.9 - 16.7)
TX2,40710.40.73(9.0 - 11.8)3,69812.80.65(11.5 - 14.1)
UT1,87012.21.05(10.2 - 14.3)2,20612.30.98(10.4 - 14.2)
VT1,82211.10.84(9.5 - 12.8)2,41114.30.83(12.7 - 15.9)
VA1,7949.60.89(7.9 - 11.4)2,59314.30.95(12.5 - 16.2)
WA1,96611.30.85(9.6 - 12.9)2,91417.20.89(15.5 - 19.0)
WV1,28811.10.96(9.2 - 12.9)2,05714.40.89(12.7 - 16.1)
WI1,78811.00.96(9.2 - 12.9)2,56412.30.76(10.8 - 13.8)
WY1,4889.50.85(7.9 - 11.2)2,05312.70.88(11.0 - 14.4)
Territories        
GU34811.61.98(7.7 - 15.5)48112.51.63(9.3 - 15.7)
PR1,53316.71.17(14.4 - 19.0)2,58522.21.03(20.2 - 24.2)
VI8948.71.17(6.4 - 11.0)1,38310.11.11(7.9 - 12.3)

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Notes:

* CI denotes confidence interval.

** U.S. Total includes the 50 states plus the District of Columbia and excludes the three territories.

If values for the standard error and the 95% confidence interval are not provided, the normal approximation to the binomial distribution does not apply due to small sample size.

When the sample size is less than 50, estimates are not precise and should be interpreted with caution.

 
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