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2008 Adult Asthma Data: Prevalence Tables and Maps

Table C6
Adult Self-Reported Current Asthma Prevalence Rate (Percent)
and Prevalence (Number) by Education and State or Territory: BRFSS 2008
StateEducationSample
Size
Prevalence
(percent)
Standard
Error
95% CI*
(percent)
||
||
||
Prevalence
(number)
95% CI*
(number)
U.S. Total**HS Nongrad38,8909.80.32(9.2 - 10.4)||2,536,030(2,369,528 - 2,702,532)
U.S. Total**HS Grad121,9838.70.18(8.3 - 9.0)||5,676,011(5,439,380 - 5,912,641)
U.S. Total**Some Coll107,1239.30.18(8.9 - 9.6)||5,563,931(5,346,243 - 5,781,620)
U.S. Total**Coll Grad134,9967.40.14(7.1 - 7.7)||5,618,884(5,399,678 - 5,838,090)
ALHS Nongrad98415.72.38(11.0 - 20.3)||75,517(50,221 - 100,814)
ALHS Grad2,0917.30.90(5.5 - 9.1)||84,745(63,655 - 105,834)
ALSome Coll1,7107.40.92(5.6 - 9.2)||67,043(50,363 - 83,723)
ALColl Grad1,6584.80.71(3.4 - 6.2)||46,687(33,008 - 60,366)
AKHS Nongrad19714.05.56(3.0 - 24.9)||5,544(708 - 10,381)
AKHS Grad8349.21.53(6.2 - 12.2)||14,481(9,648 - 19,313)
AKSome Coll78011.72.12(7.5 - 15.8)||18,204(11,291 - 25,116)
AKColl Grad8086.31.19(4.0 - 8.7)||8,803(5,509 - 12,098)
AZHS Nongrad7837.31.85(3.7 - 10.9)||44,186(22,346 - 66,026)
AZHS Grad1,66210.12.23(5.7 - 14.5)||118,679(63,908 - 173,449)
AZSome Coll1,8349.01.28(6.4 - 11.5)||116,803(83,465 - 150,142)
AZColl Grad1,82811.21.87(7.6 - 14.9)||181,659(117,590 - 245,728)
ARHS Nongrad74611.11.61(8.0 - 14.3)||29,197(20,609 - 37,784)
ARHS Grad1,9969.10.95(7.3 - 11.0)||69,219(54,645 - 83,793)
ARSome Coll1,3558.91.15(6.7 - 11.2)||46,874(34,552 - 59,195)
ARColl Grad1,5405.40.80(3.9 - 7.0)||31,778(22,352 - 41,203)
CAHS Nongrad1,5485.20.64(4.0 - 6.5)||286,000(215,892 - 356,109)
CAHS Grad2,2548.10.82(6.5 - 9.7)||510,541(406,016 - 615,066)
CASome Coll3,04710.50.74(9.1 - 12.0)||711,983(609,458 - 814,508)
CAColl Grad4,5838.90.58(7.8 - 10.1)||786,556(682,570 - 890,542)
COHS Nongrad7475.91.04(3.8 - 7.9)||21,129(13,609 - 28,650)
COHS Grad2,6548.50.76(7.0 - 10.0)||73,278(59,954 - 86,603)
COSome Coll3,1369.00.76(7.6 - 10.5)||88,581(73,414 - 103,748)
COColl Grad5,1237.80.45(6.9 - 8.7)||111,681(98,559 - 124,802)
CTHS Nongrad43311.62.12(7.5 - 15.8)||18,135(11,496 - 24,774)
CTHS Grad1,5938.71.05(6.7 - 10.8)||60,044(45,368 - 74,721)
CTSome Coll1,34411.31.48(8.4 - 14.2)||67,458(48,744 - 86,172)
CTColl Grad2,7197.20.80(5.7 - 8.8)||89,761(69,542 - 109,979)
DEHS Nongrad26814.93.70(7.6 - 22.2)||5,247(2,482 - 8,012)
DEHS Grad1,2948.01.12(5.8 - 10.2)||15,820(11,341 - 20,299)
DESome Coll1,00611.61.87(8.0 - 15.3)||20,292(13,394 - 27,190)
DEColl Grad1,4218.71.34(6.1 - 11.4)||22,124(15,081 - 29,166)
DCHS Nongrad33410.22.29(5.7 - 14.7)||4,711(2,552 - 6,869)
DCHS Grad66211.91.98(8.0 - 15.7)||10,189(6,592 - 13,787)
DCSome Coll63810.11.58(7.0 - 13.3)||7,602(5,161 - 10,044)
DCColl Grad2,5708.50.74(7.0 - 9.9)||21,658(17,844 - 25,473)
FLHS Nongrad1,2828.62.12(4.5 - 12.8)||127,792(62,911 - 192,673)
FLHS Grad3,4768.40.98(6.5 - 10.3)||331,589(253,063 - 410,115)
FLSome Coll2,9786.20.70(4.8 - 7.5)||260,016(201,922 - 318,110)
FLColl Grad3,0144.90.59(3.8 - 6.1)||230,432(176,135 - 284,729)
GAHS Nongrad70213.41.77(10.0 - 16.9)||98,391(72,436 - 124,347)
GAHS Grad1,6287.41.24(5.0 - 9.9)||147,233(96,784 - 197,682)
GASome Coll1,4608.31.11(6.2 - 10.5)||153,079(111,429 - 194,728)
GAColl Grad1,8788.01.09(5.8 - 10.1)||203,170(145,967 - 260,373)
HIHS Nongrad32514.82.94(9.1 - 20.6)||7,238(4,157 - 10,318)
HIHS Grad1,70911.91.21(9.5 - 14.3)||34,795(27,379 - 42,212)
HISome Coll1,7997.60.85(5.9 - 9.2)||21,588(16,730 - 26,446)
HIColl Grad2,5648.70.77(7.2 - 10.2)||32,044(26,336 - 37,752)
IDHS Nongrad4028.71.77(5.2 - 12.2)||9,481(5,605 - 13,356)
IDHS Grad1,5099.41.32(6.8 - 12.0)||29,225(20,693 - 37,758)
IDSome Coll1,61910.00.93(8.2 - 11.8)||33,392(27,153 - 39,630)
IDColl Grad1,5397.20.90(5.5 - 9.0)||23,576(17,648 - 29,504)
ILHS Nongrad3858.91.87(5.2 - 12.6)||75,601(43,488 - 107,714)
ILHS Grad1,5367.70.90(5.9 - 9.4)||218,571(167,085 - 270,057)
ILSome Coll1,3778.40.89(6.6 - 10.2)||223,079(175,573 - 270,586)
ILColl Grad1,8467.30.71(5.9 - 8.7)||241,431(194,172 - 288,690)
INHS Nongrad50111.22.10(7.0 - 15.3)||56,496(35,132 - 77,859)
INHS Grad1,8069.30.96(7.4 - 11.2)||152,172(120,663 - 183,682)
INSome Coll1,2259.31.14(7.1 - 11.5)||108,999(81,872 - 136,126)
INColl Grad1,3228.41.06(6.3 - 10.5)||114,652(85,164 - 144,139)
IAHS Nongrad34912.72.49(7.8 - 17.6)||18,676(11,027 - 26,326)
IAHS Grad2,1258.00.80(6.4 - 9.5)||62,308(49,639 - 74,978)
IASome Coll1,6937.50.86(5.8 - 9.2)||51,335(39,374 - 63,296)
IAColl Grad1,7986.60.77(5.1 - 8.1)||45,104(34,506 - 55,702)
KSHS Nongrad54111.22.48(6.4 - 16.1)||15,816(8,423 - 23,209)
KSHS Grad2,4507.40.74(6.0 - 8.9)||43,719(34,924 - 52,514)
KSSome Coll2,52010.00.88(8.3 - 11.7)||61,179(50,149 - 72,208)
KSColl Grad3,0648.20.62(6.9 - 9.4)||59,320(50,190 - 68,450)
KYHS Nongrad1,22212.61.29(10.1 - 15.2)||53,253(43,080 - 63,427)
KYHS Grad2,82510.10.93(8.3 - 11.9)||103,580(83,917 - 123,242)
KYSome Coll2,0499.31.07(7.2 - 11.4)||80,578(61,425 - 99,730)
KYColl Grad1,9218.20.94(6.4 - 10.1)||74,880(57,564 - 92,196)
LAHS Nongrad66513.71.80(10.1 - 17.2)||47,347(34,155 - 60,540)
LAHS Grad1,9269.01.05(6.9 - 11.0)||95,009(72,099 - 117,918)
LASome Coll1,6477.71.00(5.8 - 9.7)||67,940(50,043 - 85,837)
LAColl Grad1,8995.40.69(4.0 - 6.7)||53,842(40,033 - 67,652)
MEHS Nongrad40515.32.76(9.9 - 20.7)||10,412(6,402 - 14,421)
MEHS Grad2,15310.70.88(9.0 - 12.5)||35,695(29,719 - 41,672)
MESome Coll1,68411.81.09(9.7 - 14.0)||31,704(25,582 - 37,827)
MEColl Grad2,4917.90.64(6.7 - 9.2)||29,605(24,825 - 34,385)
MDHS Nongrad64910.81.59(7.7 - 14.0)||31,403(22,361 - 40,444)
MDHS Grad2,5208.60.83(6.9 - 10.2)||96,593(77,688 - 115,497)
MDSome Coll2,19311.81.22(9.4 - 14.2)||119,409(93,388 - 145,429)
MDColl Grad4,0298.40.60(7.3 - 9.6)||156,066(133,533 - 178,599)
MAHS Nongrad2,21914.21.81(10.6 - 17.7)||52,149(37,880 - 66,418)
MAHS Grad5,64410.20.70(8.8 - 11.6)||129,020(110,972 - 147,069)
MASome Coll4,72110.20.70(8.8 - 11.6)||121,097(104,154 - 138,040)
MAColl Grad7,7458.20.43(7.3 - 9.0)||172,986(154,973 - 190,999)
MIHS Nongrad67917.12.21(12.7 - 21.4)||83,982(60,518 - 107,446)
MIHS Grad3,0028.90.75(7.4 - 10.4)||208,840(172,681 - 244,999)
MISome Coll2,73011.20.88(9.5 - 13.0)||262,963(220,127 - 305,800)
MIColl Grad2,9428.00.65(6.8 - 9.3)||193,649(161,844 - 225,454)
MNHS Nongrad21413.83.18(7.5 - 20.0)||26,164(13,652 - 38,676)
MNHS Grad1,1117.41.04(5.4 - 9.5)||72,751(52,170 - 93,332)
MNSome Coll1,2659.71.21(7.3 - 12.1)||119,671(88,909 - 150,433)
MNColl Grad1,6795.80.65(4.5 - 7.1)||88,904(69,095 - 108,714)
MSHS Nongrad1,34611.01.24(8.6 - 13.4)||35,931(27,647 - 44,216)
MSHS Grad2,6497.20.66(5.9 - 8.5)||51,259(41,894 - 60,625)
MSSome Coll1,9897.00.82(5.4 - 8.6)||40,575(30,997 - 50,154)
MSColl Grad1,9084.50.53(3.5 - 5.5)||24,224(18,564 - 29,884)
MOHS Nongrad55314.21.96(10.3 - 18.0)||62,815(45,796 - 79,835)
MOHS Grad1,8619.51.15(7.2 - 11.7)||144,102(107,902 - 180,302)
MOSome Coll1,3367.81.02(5.8 - 9.8)||93,954(69,197 - 118,711)
MOColl Grad1,3805.90.83(4.3 - 7.5)||76,504(55,067 - 97,941)
MTHS Nongrad4748.41.81(4.9 - 11.9)||3,941(2,233 - 5,649)
MTHS Grad2,07210.10.98(8.1 - 12.0)||23,511(18,871 - 28,150)
MTSome Coll1,92010.01.07(7.9 - 12.1)||20,424(15,948 - 24,899)
MTColl Grad2,3239.10.87(7.4 - 10.8)||22,585(18,193 - 26,977)
NEHS Nongrad1,3357.91.36(5.2 - 10.6)||7,344(4,782 - 9,907)
NEHS Grad5,9137.20.76(5.7 - 8.7)||29,002(22,851 - 35,153)
NESome Coll4,5798.50.95(6.6 - 10.4)||32,325(24,873 - 39,777)
NEColl Grad4,3135.80.71(4.4 - 7.2)||25,749(19,378 - 32,121)
NVHS Nongrad4164.21.06(2.1 - 6.3)||10,696(5,433 - 15,958)
NVHS Grad1,34010.71.48(7.8 - 13.6)||60,396(43,005 - 77,787)
NVSome Coll1,5218.81.24(6.4 - 11.2)||50,503(36,063 - 64,944)
NVColl Grad1,4508.21.11(6.0 - 10.4)||44,234(32,062 - 56,405)
NHHS Nongrad39318.12.89(12.4 - 23.8)||10,074(6,604 - 13,544)
NHHS Grad1,9189.20.93(7.4 - 11.0)||24,354(19,336 - 29,373)
NHSome Coll1,75110.41.08(8.3 - 12.5)||28,008(22,026 - 33,989)
NHColl Grad2,75710.20.76(8.7 - 11.7)||44,181(37,496 - 50,867)
NJHS Nongrad99912.01.62(8.9 - 15.2)||69,278(49,883 - 88,672)
NJHS Grad3,3048.70.87(7.0 - 10.4)||155,145(122,832 - 187,459)
NJSome Coll2,7689.20.87(7.5 - 11.0)||148,147(119,401 - 176,893)
NJColl Grad4,4957.50.54(6.5 - 8.6)||197,612(169,211 - 226,014)
NMHS Nongrad8405.50.93(3.7 - 7.4)||11,036(7,362 - 14,711)
NMHS Grad1,6698.20.99(6.3 - 10.2)||35,044(26,537 - 43,550)
NMSome Coll1,6409.61.14(7.3 - 11.8)||37,442(28,254 - 46,629)
NMColl Grad2,0509.20.98(7.3 - 11.1)||41,250(32,229 - 50,270)
NYHS Nongrad57912.81.99(8.8 - 16.7)||182,904(123,741 - 242,066)
NYHS Grad2,1788.60.90(6.8 - 10.3)||353,160(277,650 - 428,670)
NYSome Coll1,89311.11.01(9.1 - 13.1)||399,873(324,692 - 475,054)
NYColl Grad3,1826.40.54(5.3 - 7.5)||353,878(293,709 - 414,048)
NCHS Nongrad2,25210.20.85(8.5 - 11.8)||100,607(84,084 - 117,131)
NCHS Grad4,6437.90.71(6.5 - 9.3)||161,443(131,885 - 191,002)
NCSome Coll4,0917.70.57(6.6 - 8.9)||136,506(116,250 - 156,762)
NCColl Grad4,7395.90.46(5.0 - 6.8)||120,612(101,492 - 139,732)
NDHS Nongrad3808.41.93(4.6 - 12.2)||3,028(1,624 - 4,432)
NDHS Grad1,5238.91.13(6.7 - 11.1)||12,825(9,464 - 16,186)
NDSome Coll1,5538.40.97(6.4 - 10.3)||13,306(10,162 - 16,450)
NDColl Grad1,5506.60.79(5.0 - 8.1)||9,726(7,356 - 12,096)
OHHS Nongrad99614.41.96(10.5 - 18.2)||105,701(75,349 - 136,053)
OHHS Grad4,57910.90.78(9.4 - 12.4)||320,516(272,646 - 368,387)
OHSome Coll3,21510.00.87(8.3 - 11.7)||223,665(183,677 - 263,652)
OHColl Grad4,0496.60.51(5.6 - 7.6)||181,500(153,466 - 209,534)
OKHS Nongrad96810.41.25(7.9 - 12.8)||36,971(27,995 - 45,947)
OKHS Grad2,5109.50.82(7.9 - 11.1)||84,263(69,441 - 99,086)
OKSome Coll2,16110.20.87(8.5 - 11.9)||74,613(61,445 - 87,781)
OKColl Grad2,1066.30.63(5.1 - 7.5)||45,164(36,128 - 54,201)
ORHS Nongrad2999.42.26(4.9 - 13.8)||23,483(11,811 - 35,156)
ORHS Grad1,2567.91.03(5.8 - 9.9)||61,236(44,982 - 77,490)
ORSome Coll1,40710.31.01(8.4 - 12.3)||87,345(70,122 - 104,568)
ORColl Grad1,7867.60.74(6.2 - 9.1)||76,732(61,755 - 91,708)
PAHS Nongrad1,20413.61.97(9.7 - 17.4)||99,144(69,005 - 129,284)
PAHS Grad5,3909.60.72(8.2 - 11.0)||348,894(295,173 - 402,615)
PASome Coll2,8358.80.91(7.0 - 10.6)||200,574(158,453 - 242,696)
PAColl Grad3,6248.20.67(6.9 - 9.5)||243,832(203,985 - 283,678)
RIHS Nongrad45513.32.58(8.2 - 18.4)||10,369(6,176 - 14,562)
RIHS Grad1,36113.41.45(10.6 - 16.2)||30,428(23,458 - 37,397)
RISome Coll1,1049.31.14(7.0 - 11.5)||19,128(14,413 - 23,843)
RIColl Grad1,8158.70.80(7.1 - 10.2)||27,204(22,156 - 32,251)
SCHS Nongrad1,37612.51.44(9.7 - 15.3)||45,840(35,090 - 56,590)
SCHS Grad3,4049.30.94(7.4 - 11.1)||101,027(80,042 - 122,012)
SCSome Coll2,4448.31.01(6.3 - 10.3)||73,865(55,568 - 92,163)
SCColl Grad2,8785.60.70(4.3 - 7.0)||55,543(41,751 - 69,335)
SDHS Nongrad60212.31.99(8.4 - 16.2)||5,229(3,519 - 6,938)
SDHS Grad2,3367.30.83(5.7 - 8.9)||13,800(10,636 - 16,964)
SDSome Coll1,9637.20.89(5.4 - 8.9)||12,247(9,155 - 15,338)
SDColl Grad2,0275.90.62(4.7 - 7.1)||11,006(8,693 - 13,318)
TNHS Nongrad71119.52.30(15.0 - 24.0)||104,319(78,324 - 130,314)
TNHS Grad1,8078.70.96(6.8 - 10.6)||145,063(113,510 - 176,615)
TNSome Coll1,3777.41.07(5.3 - 9.5)||100,545(71,333 - 129,756)
TNColl Grad1,0846.21.09(4.1 - 8.4)||68,932(44,776 - 93,089)
TXHS Nongrad1,6397.01.18(4.7 - 9.3)||215,115(140,836 - 289,395)
TXHS Grad2,6576.70.83(5.1 - 8.3)||304,954(229,118 - 380,791)
TXSome Coll2,8108.80.85(7.1 - 10.4)||384,761(309,529 - 459,993)
TXColl Grad3,4996.90.62(5.7 - 8.1)||361,814(297,538 - 426,090)
UTHS Nongrad31710.42.48(5.6 - 15.3)||13,051(6,625 - 19,477)
UTHS Grad1,4608.31.13(6.1 - 10.6)||43,830(31,711 - 55,949)
UTSome Coll1,6929.41.11(7.3 - 11.6)||55,897(42,376 - 69,417)
UTColl Grad1,8087.00.76(5.5 - 8.5)||40,396(31,627 - 49,166)
VTHS Nongrad41217.12.98(11.3 - 23.0)||5,160(3,167 - 7,153)
VTHS Grad1,89610.80.94(9.0 - 12.7)||15,889(13,062 - 18,716)
VTSome Coll1,61310.30.96(8.4 - 12.2)||12,533(10,129 - 14,937)
VTColl Grad2,7557.80.59(6.6 - 8.9)||14,808(12,567 - 17,049)
VAHS Nongrad56211.71.87(8.0 - 15.4)||56,623(38,801 - 74,445)
VAHS Grad1,4719.21.11(7.0 - 11.4)||135,464(102,991 - 167,937)
VASome Coll1,25310.01.49(7.0 - 12.9)||141,122(99,292 - 182,953)
VAColl Grad1,9618.41.47(5.5 - 11.3)||209,523(133,828 - 285,217)
WAHS Nongrad1,5738.81.01(6.8 - 10.8)||36,539(28,079 - 44,998)
WAHS Grad5,52310.00.65(8.7 - 11.3)||119,290(103,254 - 135,326)
WASome Coll7,05110.00.49(9.1 - 11.0)||150,374(135,592 - 165,155)
WAColl Grad8,1558.40.41(7.6 - 9.2)||153,386(138,305 - 168,467)
WVHS Nongrad61315.51.89(11.7 - 19.2)||31,172(23,089 - 39,256)
WVHS Grad1,6648.00.77(6.5 - 9.5)||46,053(37,195 - 54,910)
WVSome Coll96210.61.26(8.1 - 13.0)||35,951(27,062 - 44,839)
WVColl Grad9037.81.05(5.8 - 9.9)||24,025(17,457 - 30,593)
WIHS Nongrad54813.02.79(7.6 - 18.5)||41,738(24,189 - 59,286)
WIHS Grad2,6238.71.06(6.6 - 10.8)||126,156(94,647 - 157,665)
WISome Coll1,93010.31.22(7.9 - 12.7)||118,512(89,585 - 147,439)
WIColl Grad1,9108.50.90(6.8 - 10.3)||113,419(89,235 - 137,603)
WYHS Nongrad46813.92.56(8.8 - 18.9)||4,054(2,462 - 5,646)
WYHS Grad2,5168.60.78(7.1 - 10.1)||10,810(8,791 - 12,828)
WYSome Coll2,4558.90.73(7.5 - 10.3)||10,871(9,058 - 12,684)
WYColl Grad2,5089.00.69(7.7 - 10.3)||10,679(9,022 - 12,336)
Territories        
GUHS Nongrad1066.82.72(1.4 - 12.2)||1,030(188 - 1,872)
GUHS Grad3324.81.16(2.5 - 7.1)||2,167(1,125 - 3,209)
GUSome Coll1752.91.41(0.1 - 5.7)||679(20 - 1,337)
GUColl Grad1754.01.58(0.9 - 7.1)||833(177 - 1,488)
PRHS Nongrad1,3636.60.80(5.0 - 8.1)||38,395(29,069 - 47,720)
PRHS Grad1,0383.80.79(2.2 - 5.3)||24,907(14,476 - 35,337)
PRSome Coll9726.10.91(4.3 - 7.9)||47,614(33,272 - 61,957)
PRColl Grad1,0914.40.67(3.1 - 5.7)||36,100(25,226 - 46,974)
VIHS Nongrad4613.71.13(1.5 - 6.0)||510(202 - 817)
VIHS Grad8114.40.89(2.7 - 6.1)||1,207(723 - 1,691)
VISome Coll4578.01.74(4.6 - 11.4)||1,047(578 - 1,516)
VIColl Grad7153.10.57(2.0 - 4.3)||593(386 - 800)

Notes:

*CI denotes confidence interval.

**U.S. Total includes 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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