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2009 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 2009
StateEducationSample
Size
Prevalence
(percent)
Standard
Error
95% CI*
(percent)
||
||
||
Prevalence
(number)
95% CI*
(number)
U.S. Total**HS Nongrad38,83510.30.32(9.7 - 11.0)||2,535,610(2,375,174 - 2,696,045)
U.S. Total**HS Grad126,1328.70.18(8.3 - 9.0)||5,611,459(5,369,314 - 5,853,604)
U.S. Total**Some Coll113,1209.20.18(8.8 - 9.5)||5,559,863(5,336,129 - 5,783,598)
U.S. Total**Coll Grad142,3337.20.13(6.9 - 7.4)||5,694,591(5,490,247 - 5,898,936)
ALHS Nongrad96212.71.79(9.2 - 16.2)||55,210(38,944 - 71,476)
ALHS Grad2,3447.90.82(6.3 - 9.5)||90,179(71,585 - 108,774)
ALSome Coll1,7566.80.86(5.2 - 8.5)||67,588(50,676 - 84,501)
ALColl Grad1,6495.70.89(3.9 - 7.4)||54,325(37,223 - 71,427)
AKHS Nongrad1755.01.62(1.8 - 8.2)||1,770(668 - 2,872)
AKHS Grad7489.31.71(5.9 - 12.7)||14,643(9,167 - 20,118)
AKSome Coll71010.41.66(7.1 - 13.6)||15,464(10,424 - 20,504)
AKColl Grad7698.51.45(5.6 - 11.3)||13,796(9,016 - 18,577)
AZHS Nongrad5517.41.86(3.7 - 11.1)||33,189(17,866 - 48,512)
AZHS Grad1,40412.12.13(7.9 - 16.3)||152,145(96,151 - 208,140)
AZSome Coll1,67612.71.91(8.9 - 16.4)||177,246(120,879 - 233,613)
AZColl Grad1,7939.11.26(6.7 - 11.6)||157,070(112,779 - 201,361)
ARHS Nongrad50910.21.69(6.8 - 13.5)||22,863(15,376 - 30,351)
ARHS Grad1,4177.21.07(5.1 - 9.3)||53,971(37,611 - 70,331)
ARSome Coll9719.41.66(6.2 - 12.7)||51,293(32,466 - 70,119)
ARColl Grad1,0755.50.91(3.7 - 7.3)||34,510(23,144 - 45,875)
CAHS Nongrad2,3626.40.63(5.1 - 7.6)||351,730(281,315 - 422,146)
CAHS Grad3,4287.50.69(6.1 - 8.8)||457,702(371,826 - 543,578)
CASome Coll4,2829.80.65(8.6 - 11.1)||636,097(550,796 - 721,398)
CAColl Grad6,9997.70.42(6.9 - 8.5)||717,262(639,376 - 795,148)
COHS Nongrad7328.01.45(5.1 - 10.8)||24,829(15,697 - 33,961)
COHS Grad2,9347.40.80(5.9 - 9.0)||70,729(55,282 - 86,175)
COSome Coll3,3029.50.83(7.8 - 11.1)||95,713(78,382 - 113,045)
COColl Grad4,8497.90.52(6.9 - 9.0)||116,048(100,885 - 131,212)
CTHS Nongrad38517.04.54(8.1 - 25.9)||22,146(8,769 - 35,524)
CTHS Grad1,5747.60.98(5.6 - 9.5)||46,940(34,666 - 59,215)
CTSome Coll1,45111.51.55(8.5 - 14.5)||74,738(53,547 - 95,930)
CTColl Grad3,0248.30.67(7.0 - 9.6)||105,354(88,332 - 122,377)
DEHS Nongrad31715.93.52(8.9 - 22.8)||7,303(3,820 - 10,786)
DEHS Grad1,3317.81.12(5.6 - 10.0)||14,642(10,401 - 18,883)
DESome Coll1,1088.41.27(5.9 - 10.8)||13,630(9,428 - 17,833)
DEColl Grad1,5458.61.20(6.2 - 11.0)||22,622(16,116 - 29,129)
DCHS Nongrad26126.84.31(18.3 - 35.3)||7,234(4,369 - 10,098)
DCHS Grad6309.21.39(6.5 - 11.9)||7,629(5,330 - 9,929)
DCSome Coll58012.11.99(8.2 - 16.0)||8,222(5,387 - 11,056)
DCColl Grad2,3878.00.79(6.5 - 9.6)||23,619(18,878 - 28,360)
FLHS Nongrad1,2647.81.23(5.4 - 10.2)||107,143(74,267 - 140,019)
FLHS Grad3,7987.91.02(5.9 - 9.9)||315,401(232,607 - 398,196)
FLSome Coll3,3637.90.82(6.3 - 9.5)||317,282(251,030 - 383,535)
FLColl Grad3,5075.20.63(4.0 - 6.4)||269,893(204,810 - 334,976)
GAHS Nongrad6759.71.82(6.1 - 13.2)||74,923(46,304 - 103,542)
GAHS Grad1,7498.11.36(5.5 - 10.8)||170,127(111,378 - 228,877)
GASome Coll1,4777.11.01(5.1 - 9.1)||124,007(88,326 - 159,687)
GAColl Grad1,9285.20.67(3.8 - 6.5)||130,783(96,810 - 164,756)
HIHS Nongrad32913.13.17(6.9 - 19.4)||6,743(3,243 - 10,244)
HIHS Grad1,74011.01.05(8.9 - 13.0)||31,031(24,912 - 37,151)
HISome Coll1,87110.51.07(8.4 - 12.6)||30,371(24,004 - 36,737)
HIColl Grad2,6926.90.63(5.6 - 8.1)||25,515(20,819 - 30,211)
IDHS Nongrad4688.41.71(5.1 - 11.8)||9,229(5,450 - 13,008)
IDHS Grad1,67410.11.17(7.8 - 12.4)||34,052(25,974 - 42,130)
IDSome Coll1,6478.90.94(7.0 - 10.7)||30,260(23,807 - 36,714)
IDColl Grad1,5566.10.70(4.7 - 7.5)||20,464(15,843 - 25,084)
ILHS Nongrad37311.62.12(7.5 - 15.8)||78,385(49,419 - 107,351)
ILHS Grad1,6549.51.11(7.3 - 11.7)||248,638(188,730 - 308,546)
ILSome Coll1,55810.31.19(8.0 - 12.7)||288,623(219,389 - 357,858)
ILColl Grad2,2467.20.69(5.8 - 8.5)||260,358(210,097 - 310,619)
INHS Nongrad91315.51.99(11.6 - 19.5)||78,220(57,107 - 99,332)
INHS Grad3,5369.40.85(7.7 - 11.1)||160,419(130,332 - 190,506)
INSome Coll2,3138.40.84(6.8 - 10.1)||102,725(82,221 - 123,230)
INColl Grad2,4517.00.70(5.6 - 8.3)||93,368(74,526 - 112,210)
IAHS Nongrad3927.21.71(3.9 - 10.6)||12,527(6,557 - 18,497)
IAHS Grad2,0766.90.77(5.4 - 8.4)||52,703(40,891 - 64,514)
IASome Coll1,6946.80.72(5.4 - 8.2)||45,494(35,873 - 55,115)
IAColl Grad1,8156.50.79(4.9 - 8.0)||43,751(32,948 - 54,553)
KSHS Nongrad1,16811.81.55(8.7 - 14.8)||15,818(11,420 - 20,215)
KSHS Grad5,5858.70.63(7.5 - 9.9)||52,155(44,419 - 59,891)
KSSome Coll5,4849.10.66(7.9 - 10.4)||56,859(48,359 - 65,358)
KSColl Grad6,5327.20.42(6.3 - 8.0)||52,017(45,859 - 58,175)
KYHS Nongrad1,49317.32.20(13.0 - 21.6)||65,864(47,292 - 84,436)
KYHS Grad3,5027.80.75(6.4 - 9.3)||82,357(66,607 - 98,106)
KYSome Coll2,37812.81.40(10.1 - 15.6)||113,738(87,767 - 139,710)
KYColl Grad2,1727.50.91(5.7 - 9.3)||70,390(53,322 - 87,458)
LAHS Nongrad1,18711.71.45(8.8 - 14.5)||44,963(33,317 - 56,609)
LAHS Grad2,7606.50.78(5.0 - 8.1)||65,979(50,034 - 81,924)
LASome Coll2,3555.50.64(4.3 - 6.8)||50,965(39,286 - 62,645)
LAColl Grad2,5264.80.54(3.7 - 5.8)||48,293(37,488 - 59,097)
MEHS Nongrad47018.12.60(13.0 - 23.2)||10,850(7,466 - 14,235)
MEHS Grad2,56111.70.98(9.8 - 13.7)||38,795(32,007 - 45,583)
MESome Coll2,05711.00.89(9.2 - 12.7)||30,905(25,829 - 35,980)
MEColl Grad2,9338.70.65(7.4 - 10.0)||31,914(27,096 - 36,732)
MDHS Nongrad55516.82.82(11.3 - 22.3)||48,279(30,769 - 65,789)
MDHS Grad2,2509.31.07(7.2 - 11.4)||97,218(74,114 - 120,323)
MDSome Coll1,99710.91.18(8.6 - 13.3)||117,193(90,777 - 143,609)
MDColl Grad3,6816.70.50(5.7 - 7.7)||123,795(105,478 - 142,113)
MAHS Nongrad1,77014.51.68(11.2 - 17.7)||53,273(40,834 - 65,712)
MAHS Grad4,23810.70.92(8.9 - 12.5)||128,633(105,938 - 151,328)
MASome Coll3,85412.01.04(10.0 - 14.1)||142,985(117,064 - 168,906)
MAColl Grad6,6389.60.62(8.4 - 10.9)||213,200(185,047 - 241,353)
MIHS Nongrad66914.92.59(9.8 - 20.0)||68,293(42,442 - 94,144)
MIHS Grad2,97810.30.79(8.7 - 11.8)||241,830(203,630 - 280,031)
MISome Coll2,64410.60.86(8.9 - 12.3)||245,235(204,439 - 286,032)
MIColl Grad2,8778.30.68(6.9 - 9.6)||204,121(169,827 - 238,415)
MNHS Nongrad2497.42.17(3.1 - 11.7)||12,007(4,951 - 19,064)
MNHS Grad1,4767.51.21(5.1 - 9.9)||76,448(51,269 - 101,626)
MNSome Coll1,6187.30.91(5.5 - 9.1)||83,029(61,946 - 104,113)
MNColl Grad2,2415.50.60(4.3 - 6.7)||90,924(71,109 - 110,739)
MSHS Nongrad1,87112.91.34(10.3 - 15.5)||42,816(33,537 - 52,094)
MSHS Grad3,6507.90.75(6.4 - 9.4)||52,725(42,473 - 62,976)
MSSome Coll2,8966.80.60(5.6 - 7.9)||40,764(33,553 - 47,975)
MSColl Grad2,7074.80.58(3.7 - 6.0)||26,711(20,289 - 33,134)
MOHS Nongrad53416.33.40(9.6 - 23.0)||72,221(38,498 - 105,944)
MOHS Grad1,7617.71.02(5.7 - 9.7)||111,932(81,900 - 141,965)
MOSome Coll1,3359.91.34(7.2 - 12.5)||122,215(88,011 - 156,419)
MOColl Grad1,3878.81.27(6.3 - 11.3)||117,846(82,773 - 152,919)
MTHS Nongrad53913.32.49(8.4 - 18.2)||6,920(4,196 - 9,643)
MTHS Grad2,4389.40.97(7.5 - 11.3)||23,941(18,933 - 28,949)
MTSome Coll2,1337.40.71(6.0 - 8.8)||15,298(12,372 - 18,223)
MTColl Grad2,4636.30.58(5.1 - 7.4)||14,752(12,068 - 17,437)
NEHS Nongrad1,18511.53.23(5.2 - 17.9)||10,341(4,078 - 16,605)
NEHS Grad5,9968.30.81(6.7 - 9.9)||33,884(27,212 - 40,555)
NESome Coll4,5688.10.90(6.4 - 9.9)||30,743(23,823 - 37,663)
NEColl Grad4,1225.80.69(4.5 - 7.2)||26,382(20,128 - 32,635)
NVHS Nongrad2299.93.50(3.0 - 16.8)||14,319(3,871 - 24,768)
NVHS Grad1,0859.81.75(6.4 - 13.3)||56,483(35,675 - 77,292)
NVSome Coll1,29010.31.47(7.5 - 13.2)||62,624(44,445 - 80,804)
NVColl Grad1,2096.81.33(4.2 - 9.4)||42,930(25,768 - 60,093)
NHHS Nongrad36719.03.02(13.1 - 25.0)||10,715(7,111 - 14,320)
NHHS Grad1,6978.80.95(7.0 - 10.7)||24,115(18,933 - 29,297)
NHSome Coll1,4129.51.11(7.3 - 11.7)||24,098(18,446 - 29,750)
NHColl Grad2,46210.40.94(8.6 - 12.3)||46,264(37,728 - 54,800)
NJHS Nongrad8969.91.63(6.7 - 13.1)||48,776(32,197 - 65,355)
NJHS Grad3,3129.30.80(7.8 - 10.9)||153,468(126,730 - 180,207)
NJSome Coll3,0228.40.88(6.7 - 10.2)||143,163(112,779 - 173,548)
NJColl Grad4,9836.00.42(5.1 - 6.8)||161,333(138,908 - 183,759)
NMHS Nongrad9638.01.31(5.5 - 10.6)||13,671(9,155 - 18,187)
NMHS Grad2,3237.00.82(5.4 - 8.6)||28,243(21,565 - 34,920)
NMSome Coll2,4429.60.92(7.8 - 11.4)||40,044(32,284 - 47,804)
NMColl Grad3,0439.30.71(7.9 - 10.7)||46,352(39,274 - 53,430)
NYHS Nongrad49415.02.32(10.4 - 19.5)||229,418(154,571 - 304,266)
NYHS Grad1,90610.01.00(8.1 - 12.0)||396,133(315,539 - 476,727)
NYSome Coll1,6349.31.01(7.4 - 11.3)||333,417(260,236 - 406,598)
NYColl Grad2,8218.60.68(7.3 - 9.9)||492,924(414,660 - 571,188)
NCHS Nongrad1,7289.41.14(7.2 - 11.7)||90,817(69,279 - 112,355)
NCHS Grad3,9278.70.85(7.1 - 10.4)||177,386(142,056 - 212,716)
NCSome Coll3,3398.40.86(6.7 - 10.1)||151,696(120,129 - 183,264)
NCColl Grad4,2015.80.53(4.7 - 6.8)||126,989(103,639 - 150,340)
NDHS Nongrad3639.01.89(5.3 - 12.7)||3,757(2,221 - 5,294)
NDHS Grad1,4049.11.09(7.0 - 11.2)||12,737(9,659 - 15,814)
NDSome Coll1,4749.81.27(7.3 - 12.3)||15,252(11,137 - 19,367)
NDColl Grad1,4927.50.96(5.6 - 9.4)||11,771(8,663 - 14,879)
OHHS Nongrad75015.32.08(11.2 - 19.4)||110,103(78,559 - 141,648)
OHHS Grad3,5409.60.77(8.1 - 11.2)||278,096(232,449 - 323,743)
OHSome Coll2,44110.11.04(8.1 - 12.1)||228,906(179,893 - 277,918)
OHColl Grad2,9368.70.83(7.1 - 10.3)||241,995(194,547 - 289,444)
OKHS Nongrad89013.11.95(9.3 - 17.0)||42,177(28,713 - 55,641)
OKHS Grad2,51210.00.92(8.2 - 11.8)||88,536(71,733 - 105,339)
OKSome Coll2,24510.10.86(8.4 - 11.8)||78,233(64,521 - 91,946)
OKColl Grad2,1348.50.78(7.0 - 10.0)||63,863(52,009 - 75,717)
ORHS Nongrad23718.14.08(10.1 - 26.2)||32,850(16,573 - 49,127)
ORHS Grad1,16011.31.37(8.6 - 14.0)||96,777(72,525 - 121,030)
ORSome Coll1,31310.91.34(8.3 - 13.5)||93,209(69,322 - 117,096)
ORColl Grad1,50910.11.00(8.1 - 12.0)||101,101(80,615 - 121,586)
PAHS Nongrad75013.42.21(9.1 - 17.8)||99,228(64,266 - 134,190)
PAHS Grad3,6619.00.75(7.5 - 10.5)||312,650(259,348 - 365,952)
PASome Coll1,97011.11.10(9.0 - 13.3)||256,360(204,113 - 308,608)
PAColl Grad2,7146.70.61(5.5 - 7.9)||205,818(167,897 - 243,740)
RIHS Nongrad54212.72.11(8.6 - 16.9)||7,363(4,817 - 9,909)
RIHS Grad1,7039.01.14(6.8 - 11.3)||20,808(15,453 - 26,164)
RISome Coll1,50211.51.18(9.2 - 13.8)||24,578(19,412 - 29,745)
RIColl Grad2,4679.40.72(8.0 - 10.9)||29,544(24,980 - 34,108)
SCHS Nongrad1,37315.61.87(12.0 - 19.3)||66,244(49,376 - 83,113)
SCHS Grad3,0647.70.81(6.1 - 9.3)||81,580(64,315 - 98,845)
SCSome Coll2,4637.70.89(5.9 - 9.4)||66,468(50,796 - 82,141)
SCColl Grad2,8705.10.70(3.7 - 6.4)||52,818(38,196 - 67,439)
SDHS Nongrad6087.71.36(5.1 - 10.4)||3,703(2,465 - 4,940)
SDHS Grad2,3008.80.99(6.8 - 10.7)||16,960(13,046 - 20,873)
SDSome Coll1,9088.11.22(5.7 - 10.5)||13,755(9,487 - 18,024)
SDColl Grad1,9566.30.77(4.8 - 7.8)||12,075(9,131 - 15,019)
TNHS Nongrad76214.42.12(10.3 - 18.6)||83,531(57,804 - 109,259)
TNHS Grad1,9737.20.87(5.5 - 8.9)||120,012(90,900 - 149,124)
TNSome Coll1,6317.30.97(5.4 - 9.2)||107,296(78,512 - 136,081)
TNColl Grad1,1697.00.99(5.0 - 8.9)||73,181(52,250 - 94,113)
TXHS Nongrad1,4485.91.00(3.9 - 7.8)||150,068(99,122 - 201,015)
TXHS Grad2,8987.40.93(5.6 - 9.3)||327,178(243,827 - 410,530)
TXSome Coll2,9216.10.65(4.8 - 7.4)||271,783(215,123 - 328,444)
TXColl Grad4,2136.30.58(5.2 - 7.4)||390,816(319,807 - 461,826)
UTHS Nongrad53513.92.63(8.7 - 19.0)||15,461(9,197 - 21,725)
UTHS Grad2,6987.20.70(5.8 - 8.6)||37,692(30,300 - 45,084)
UTSome Coll3,4598.00.69(6.6 - 9.3)||54,439(44,999 - 63,879)
UTColl Grad3,3647.60.58(6.5 - 8.8)||43,845(37,182 - 50,509)
VTHS Nongrad37914.52.10(10.4 - 18.6)||3,689(2,610 - 4,767)
VTHS Grad2,03610.30.96(8.4 - 12.2)||16,271(13,145 - 19,397)
VTSome Coll1,47711.71.15(9.4 - 13.9)||12,864(10,239 - 15,488)
VTColl Grad2,7167.90.61(6.7 - 9.1)||15,338(12,963 - 17,713)
VAHS Nongrad53312.12.23(7.7 - 16.4)||57,721(36,470 - 78,971)
VAHS Grad1,4157.61.30(5.1 - 10.2)||123,628(80,877 - 166,379)
VASome Coll1,22710.11.58(7.0 - 13.2)||154,805(105,640 - 203,970)
VAColl Grad1,9515.60.66(4.3 - 6.9)||129,250(99,218 - 159,282)
WAHS Nongrad1,3219.91.42(7.1 - 12.7)||39,372(27,637 - 51,107)
WAHS Grad4,8389.20.62(8.0 - 10.4)||104,985(90,638 - 119,332)
WASome Coll6,5259.30.49(8.3 - 10.2)||141,910(127,000 - 156,819)
WAColl Grad7,3818.10.43(7.3 - 9.0)||153,708(137,014 - 170,402)
WVHS Nongrad68715.71.69(12.4 - 19.0)||30,363(23,525 - 37,200)
WVHS Grad1,9297.50.76(6.0 - 9.0)||43,645(34,779 - 52,512)
WVSome Coll1,1419.01.11(6.8 - 11.1)||31,631(23,615 - 39,648)
WVColl Grad1,0326.70.90(5.0 - 8.5)||19,957(14,579 - 25,336)
WIHS Nongrad30813.23.75(5.9 - 20.6)||34,651(13,660 - 55,641)
WIHS Grad1,66510.31.47(7.4 - 13.1)||155,068(108,481 - 201,655)
WISome Coll1,2909.31.14(7.0 - 11.5)||112,344(84,715 - 139,973)
WIColl Grad1,2368.91.21(6.6 - 11.3)||114,882(83,512 - 146,252)
WYHS Nongrad31410.52.41(5.8 - 15.3)||2,522(1,354 - 3,691)
WYHS Grad1,8549.51.01(7.5 - 11.4)||12,159(9,513 - 14,806)
WYSome Coll1,9169.70.89(7.9 - 11.4)||12,302(9,997 - 14,606)
WYColl Grad1,9107.30.68(5.9 - 8.6)||8,750(7,110 - 10,390)
Territories        
GUHS Nongrad1395.72.52(0.7 - 10.6)||679(62 - 1,296)
GUHS Grad4356.91.46(4.0 - 9.8)||2,627(1,502 - 3,753)
GUSome Coll3153.20.86(1.5 - 4.9)||896(427 - 1,366)
GUColl Grad3673.81.09(1.6 - 5.9)||1,034(445 - 1,623)
PRHS Nongrad1,2636.80.88(5.1 - 8.6)||38,112(28,221 - 48,003)
PRHS Grad9857.21.02(5.2 - 9.2)||48,162(34,448 - 61,877)
PRSome Coll88910.21.36(7.5 - 12.8)||78,182(56,612 - 99,752)
PRColl Grad1,0855.90.91(4.1 - 7.7)||49,993(34,432 - 65,554)
VIHS Nongrad4572.50.85(0.8 - 4.2)||313(102 - 523)
VIHS Grad8483.20.71(1.8 - 4.7)||926(524 - 1,328)
VISome Coll4507.81.53(4.8 - 10.8)||1,050(633 - 1,468)
VIColl Grad7085.01.03(3.0 - 7.0)||937(554 - 1,319)

 

Notes:

*CI denotes confidence interval.

v**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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