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Table C4
Adult Self-Reported Current Asthma Prevalence Rate (Percent)
and Prevalence (Number) by Race and State or Territory: BRFSS 2003
StateRaceSample
Size
Prevalence
(percent)
Standard
Error
95% CI*
(percent)
Prevalence
(number)
95% CI*
(number)
U.S. Total**White212,7207.60.11(7.4 - 7.9)12,946,216(12,590,587 - 13,301,844)
U.S. Total**Black20,0009.10.38(8.4 - 9.9)2,015,563(1,840,799 - 2,190,327)
U.S. Total**Other17,3556.00.37(5.2 - 6.7)1,148,901(1,006,696 - 1,291,106)
U.S. Total**Multi4,61010.60.88(8.9 - 12.3)417,121(346,074 - 488,168)
ALWhite2,4327.50.62(6.3 - 8.7)184,019(154,005 - 214,034)
ALBlack7478.21.33(5.6 - 10.8)62,096(41,395 - 82,798)
ALOther836.32.47(1.4 - 11.2)6,325(1,368 - 11,283)
ALMulti661.6  1,149 
AKWhite1,8189.00.92(7.2 - 10.8)28,731(22,859 - 34,604)
AKBlack4222.311.04(0.0 - 44.6)2,851(0 - 6,272)
AKOther6498.61.62(5.4 - 11.8)8,396(5,146 - 11,645)
AKMulti1316.22.95(0.4 - 12.1)1,699(69 - 3,329)
AZWhite2,5809.00.86(7.4 - 10.7)277,658(224,415 - 330,901)
AZBlack5416.98.28(0.3 - 33.5)13,479(0 - 28,469)
AZOther5095.11.25(2.7 - 7.6)43,076(22,419 - 63,732)
AZMulti3213.2  4,657 
ARWhite3,5277.30.49(6.3 - 8.2)123,855(107,244 - 140,466)
ARBlack4355.91.16(3.6 - 8.1)12,436(7,567 - 17,306)
AROther1067.42.84(1.8 - 13.1)4,355(968 - 7,742)
ARMulti10514.73.77(7.3 - 22.2)7,982(3,684 - 12,279)
CAWhite3,7198.20.53(7.2 - 9.3)1,639,806(1,427,045 - 1,852,566)
CABlack24013.12.63(7.9 - 18.3)227,729(130,941 - 324,517)
CAOther3876.21.47(3.3 - 9.1)208,253(108,570 - 307,936)
CAMulti10611.03.19(4.6 - 17.3)80,109(32,154 - 128,064)
COWhite3,5378.50.56(7.5 - 9.6)248,244(215,909 - 280,580)
COBlack804.5  2,963 
COOther3187.41.58(4.2 - 10.5)23,547(13,290 - 33,805)
COMulti897.12.75(1.6 - 12.5)6,046(1,312 - 10,780)
CTWhite4,6008.10.46(7.2 - 9.0)180,343(159,936 - 200,751)
CTBlack2589.21.69(5.8 - 12.5)11,843(7,517 - 16,169)
CTOther3539.11.63(5.9 - 12.3)20,442(13,092 - 27,792)
CTMulti295.9  1,075 
DEWhite3,2437.60.60(6.5 - 8.8)36,864(31,122 - 42,606)
DEBlack5646.51.23(4.1 - 8.9)5,941(3,716 - 8,165)
DEOther1428.52.96(2.7 - 14.4)2,376(683 - 4,068)
DEMulti543.4  269 
DCWhite1,0277.31.00(5.3 - 9.2)11,482(8,289 - 14,675)
DCBlack8328.61.12(6.4 - 10.9)20,814(15,371 - 26,258)
DCOther1206.62.06(2.5 - 10.7)2,807(1,112 - 4,501)
DCMulti213.3  168 
FLWhite4,2466.30.55(5.2 - 7.4)644,678(532,672 - 756,684)
FLBlack4306.41.87(2.8 - 10.1)98,868(40,518 - 157,218)
FLOther2275.21.73(1.8 - 8.6)48,495(16,035 - 80,954)
FLMulti280.4  230 
GAWhite5,3386.50.45(5.7 - 7.4)267,869(231,775 - 303,964)
GABlack1,8377.81.18(5.5 - 10.2)142,520(98,497 - 186,544)
GAOther3017.82.60(2.7 - 12.9)28,638(8,711 - 48,564)
GAMulti9311.24.19(2.9 - 19.5)7,920(1,665 - 14,175)
HIWhite1,7195.40.67(4.1 - 6.7)17,102(12,876 - 21,328)
HIBlack538.9  1,111 
HIOther2,0164.50.56(3.4 - 5.6)23,143(17,484 - 28,801)
HIMulti47512.01.99(8.1 - 15.9)12,684(8,270 - 17,098)
IDWhite4,6217.60.46(6.7 - 8.5)68,201(59,979 - 76,423)
IDBlack158.5  299 
IDOther2198.62.58(3.5 - 13.6)4,007(1,491 - 6,523)
IDMulti9320.76.36(8.1 - 33.3)3,913(1,092 - 6,735)
ILWhite4,3637.40.44(6.5 - 8.2)546,852(482,787 - 610,918)
ILBlack6088.01.18(5.6 - 10.3)104,608(73,353 - 135,862)
ILOther2374.41.37(1.7 - 7.1)25,570(9,791 - 41,349)
ILMulti4417.75.66(6.3 - 29.1)14,986(4,888 - 25,084)
INWhite4,8547.70.41(6.9 - 8.5)309,342(276,389 - 342,296)
INBlack31311.51.98(7.6 - 15.4)32,073(20,693 - 43,453)
INOther1808.42.22(4.0 - 12.8)15,537(7,131 - 23,943)
INMulti8317.84.68(8.5 - 27.1)12,870(5,443 - 20,296)
IAWhite4,8056.20.43(5.3 - 7.0)130,625(112,712 - 148,538)
IABlack5310.94.25(2.4 - 19.5)2,668(514 - 4,823)
IAOther947.02.85(1.3 - 12.6)3,810(650 - 6,970)
IAMulti307.1  924 
KSWhite4,1457.30.47(6.3 - 8.2)130,487(113,781 - 147,194)
KSBlack1839.82.74(4.4 - 15.2)7,319(3,071 - 11,567)
KSOther2078.12.37(3.4 - 12.7)8,295(3,271 - 13,319)
KSMulti5213.24.84(3.5 - 22.9)3,019(672 - 5,366)
KYWhite7,1929.50.51(8.5 - 10.5)271,957(243,303 - 300,611)
KYBlack25214.12.93(8.3 - 19.9)23,170(13,207 - 33,132)
KYOther6710.24.17(1.9 - 18.6)3,579(571 - 6,587)
KYMulti6313.08.81(0.0 - 30.6)4,866(0 - 12,159)
LAWhite3,5136.00.46(5.1 - 6.9)127,106(107,725 - 146,487)
LABlack1,2546.70.86(5.0 - 8.4)61,725(45,795 - 77,655)
LAOther1995.21.57(2.1 - 8.3)8,526(3,340 - 13,711)
LAMulti659.43.81(1.8 - 17.1)4,666(810 - 8,523)
MEWhite2,27510.00.72(8.6 - 11.4)95,857(82,141 - 109,572)
MEBlack722.7  700 
MEOther535.6  1,293 
MEMulti217.6  626 
MDWhite3,4037.70.56(6.6 - 8.8)204,812(175,222 - 234,402)
MDBlack7009.51.51(6.5 - 12.4)92,858(62,297 - 123,419)
MDOther2315.51.76(2.0 - 9.0)20,682(7,362 - 34,001)
MDMulti382.2  980 
MAWhite6,38610.00.48(9.0 - 10.9)426,360(385,656 - 467,064)
MABlack49110.92.28(6.4 - 15.4)26,909(15,010 - 38,809)
MAOther5198.71.34(6.1 - 11.3)27,087(18,838 - 35,337)
MAMulti596.0  2,369 
MIWhite3,0199.50.62(8.3 - 10.7)570,511(496,436 - 644,585)
MIBlack3048.71.81(5.2 - 12.3)77,932(45,093 - 110,772)
MIOther1057.62.83(2.0 - 13.2)23,939(5,828 - 42,050)
MIMulti8410.04.18(1.6 - 18.3)20,427(2,301 - 38,553)
MNWhite3,6037.00.50(6.0 - 7.9)239,694(205,234 - 274,153)
MNBlack827.53.17(1.2 - 13.8)6,239(778 - 11,700)
MNOther1312.9  4,966 
MNMulti268.0  2,116 
MSWhite2,8876.30.52(5.3 - 7.4)85,376(71,524 - 99,229)
MSBlack1,3617.80.92(6.0 - 9.6)52,506(40,021 - 64,991)
MSOther9710.15.34(0.0 - 20.7)5,808(0 - 12,447)
MSMulti417.0  1,652 
MOWhite3,7738.10.63(6.9 - 9.3)292,207(247,014 - 337,399)
MOBlack2297.02.05(3.0 - 11.0)28,079(11,591 - 44,566)
MOOther1408.03.02(2.0 - 14.0)13,436(2,979 - 23,892)
MOMulti867.83.53(0.8 - 14.9)6,121(443 - 11,800)
MTWhite3,4868.00.60(6.8 - 9.2)50,249(42,879 - 57,619)
MTBlack70.0  0 
MTOther4339.12.00(5.2 - 13.1)4,283(2,392 - 6,174)
MTMulti600.9  65 
NEWhite4,5667.20.44(6.4 - 8.1)84,144(74,089 - 94,200)
NEBlack1288.42.93(2.6 - 14.2)2,783(808 - 4,757)
NEOther2155.01.32(2.4 - 7.6)3,720(1,763 - 5,677)
NEMulti378.2  787 
NVWhite2,3737.30.78(5.8 - 8.8)87,913(69,296 - 106,530)
NVBlack802.1  1,622 
NVOther2093.81.54(0.8 - 6.8)6,247(1,246 - 11,248)
NVMulti2337.92.40(3.2 - 12.7)12,642(4,877 - 20,406)
NHWhite4,7568.40.47(7.5 - 9.4)77,030(68,514 - 85,547)
NHBlack2921.48.69(3.6 - 39.2)1,208(76 - 2,340)
NHOther1466.01.87(2.3 - 9.7)2,027(754 - 3,300)
NHMulti3517.38.50(0.0 - 34.5)1,182(0 - 2,505)
NJWhite8,8776.70.31(6.0 - 7.3)306,380(277,892 - 334,867)
NJBlack1,06710.01.06(7.9 - 12.1)76,243(59,694 - 92,791)
NJOther1,0776.80.91(5.0 - 8.6)66,769(48,652 - 84,887)
NJMulti7012.84.62(3.5 - 22.0)5,649(1,289 - 10,008)
NMWhite4,1377.30.50(6.3 - 8.3)70,569(60,912 - 80,226)
NMBlack672.3  435 
NMOther1,1304.90.69(3.5 - 6.2)16,369(11,747 - 20,992)
NMMulti10012.34.32(3.7 - 20.9)3,385(863 - 5,907)
NYWhite4,2777.80.47(6.9 - 8.7)778,367(685,493 - 871,242)
NYBlack55610.21.58(7.1 - 13.3)192,532(130,787 - 254,277)
NYOther5295.00.89(3.3 - 6.7)102,626(66,614 - 138,637)
NYMulti745.5  13,060 
NCWhite6,8757.00.47(6.1 - 7.9)322,309(280,123 - 364,494)
NCBlack1,8428.10.92(6.3 - 9.9)92,682(71,671 - 113,694)
NCOther5785.91.64(2.6 - 9.1)32,188(13,945 - 50,431)
NCMulti1013.2  2,191 
NDWhite2,8357.00.53(6.0 - 8.1)31,345(26,713 - 35,976)
NDBlack130.0  0 
NDOther1366.52.19(2.1 - 10.8)1,642(517 - 2,766)
NDMulti2215.2  524 
OHWhite3,2177.00.55(5.9 - 8.0)511,223(432,025 - 590,420)
OHBlack3587.21.46(4.3 - 10.1)48,385(28,953 - 67,817)
OHOther1707.42.67(2.1 - 12.6)29,859(7,550 - 52,168)
OHMulti4217.47.71(1.9 - 33.0)18,893(970 - 36,816)
OKWhite6,1097.30.39(6.5 - 8.1)145,930(130,177 - 161,682)
OKBlack4677.71.45(4.9 - 10.6)13,594(8,407 - 18,782)
OKOther8259.11.25(6.6 - 11.5)33,323(23,854 - 42,791)
OKMulti1768.82.56(3.8 - 13.9)5,137(2,045 - 8,229)
ORWhite3,5449.30.57(8.2 - 10.5)214,796(188,775 - 240,817)
ORBlack2812.2  1,916 
OROther2987.51.55(4.4 - 10.5)20,511(11,884 - 29,139)
ORMulti8513.03.76(5.5 - 20.4)7,098(2,797 - 11,399)
PAWhite3,2537.90.55(6.8 - 8.9)640,606(551,612 - 729,599)
PABlack23412.12.58(7.0 - 17.1)91,037(50,288 - 131,785)
PAOther1128.82.68(3.5 - 14.1)35,321(13,504 - 57,139)
PAMulti429.8  11,666 
RIWhite3,5199.70.59(8.6 - 10.9)69,173(60,856 - 77,490)
RIBlack1366.01.85(2.3 - 9.6)1,498(579 - 2,417)
RIOther3016.21.92(2.4 - 10.0)4,066(1,495 - 6,637)
RIMulti2830.19.68(10.3 - 50.0)2,251(512 - 3,990)
SCWhite4,5515.90.39(5.1 - 6.6)126,161(109,613 - 142,709)
SCBlack1,0856.70.88(5.0 - 8.4)49,889(36,637 - 63,141)
SCOther1387.42.34(2.8 - 12.0)9,688(3,527 - 15,848)
SCMulti997.62.45(2.7 - 12.5)5,127(1,863 - 8,391)
SDWhite4,8247.30.52(6.3 - 8.3)37,935(32,536 - 43,335)
SDBlack1214.0  215 
SDOther3437.51.51(4.6 - 10.5)2,503(1,510 - 3,497)
SDMulti584.9  287 
TNWhite2,2237.80.69(6.5 - 9.2)284,427(234,174 - 334,680)
TNBlack2747.41.86(3.7 - 11.0)42,234(20,567 - 63,902)
TNOther5510.84.43(1.9 - 19.7)16,075(2,380 - 29,771)
TNMulti2514.3  7,822 
TXWhite4,4896.80.42(5.9 - 7.6)762,526(668,281 - 856,770)
TXBlack51212.62.10(8.5 - 16.7)162,836(104,737 - 220,936)
TXOther7904.51.12(2.3 - 6.7)117,619(58,363 - 176,875)
TXMulti12410.53.11(4.4 - 16.7)39,054(15,128 - 62,980)
UTWhite3,6977.90.64(6.6 - 9.1)110,534(92,612 - 128,456)
UTBlack222.7  412 
UTOther2524.01.37(1.3 - 6.7)5,611(1,759 - 9,464)
UTMulti356.6  871 
VTWhite4,0458.40.54(7.3 - 9.4)37,780(32,931 - 42,629)
VTBlack142.6  48 
VTOther968.03.08(1.9 - 14.1)1,056(221 - 1,890)
VTMulti529.4  553 
VAWhite4,0017.00.53(6.0 - 8.1)284,920(241,913 - 327,927)
VABlack93710.01.27(7.5 - 12.5)84,458(62,601 - 106,315)
VAOther1964.51.68(1.1 - 7.8)15,372(3,907 - 26,838)
VAMulti22714.74.43(5.9 - 23.4)37,493(12,701 - 62,286)
WAWhite16,1239.20.29(8.6 - 9.8)352,623(330,791 - 374,455)
WABlack2438.41.84(4.8 - 12.1)6,737(3,776 - 9,697)
WAOther1,3085.30.79(3.7 - 6.8)22,405(15,654 - 29,157)
WAMulti66316.01.88(12.4 - 19.7)27,777(20,807 - 34,747)
WVWhite3,1207.80.52(6.8 - 8.9)103,073(89,647 - 116,500)
WVBlack609.44.54(0.3 - 18.5)2,642(0 - 5,321)
WVOther5712.84.22(4.3 - 21.2)3,398(1,105 - 5,690)
WVMulti10013.23.43(6.4 - 20.0)4,940(2,252 - 7,628)
WIWhite3,4837.10.52(6.1 - 8.2)269,760(230,793 - 308,726)
WIBlack38815.32.79(9.9 - 20.8)22,298(13,647 - 30,950)
WIOther1137.22.98(1.3 - 13.2)8,910(1,385 - 16,436)
WIMulti3911.2  4,844 
WYWhite3,7157.60.49(6.6 - 8.6)26,405(23,038 - 29,772)
WYBlack176.3  121 
WYOther1585.62.16(1.4 - 9.9)924(205 - 1,643)
WYMulti694.6  300 
Territories       
GUWhite1037.42.68(2.1 - 12.8)883(235 - 1,531)
GUBlack202.1  38 
GUOther6486.31.05(4.2 - 8.4)5,519(3,695 - 7,342)
GUMulti1814.9  316 
PRWhite2,57110.70.79(9.1 - 12.2)177,680(150,947 - 204,412)
PRBlack4259.31.76(5.8 - 12.8)31,739(19,439 - 44,039)
PROther1,13611.81.21(9.4 - 14.2)93,278(73,556 - 113,000)
PRMulti199.5  779 
VIWhite4083.81.27(1.3 - 6.3)465(152 - 778)
VIBlack1,3603.90.86(2.2 - 5.6)1,903(1,050 - 2,757)
VIOther1847.53.34(0.9 - 14.1)602(46 - 1,157)
VIMulti5612.87.33(0.0 - 27.5)288(0 - 651)

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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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