TABLE 15. Estimated percent reporting their asthma was caused or made worse by any job for current1 and former2 asthma status among adults3 ever diagnosed with asthma by state/territory - BRFSS Asthma Call-back Survey, United States, 2006
State/Territory Current Former
Sample
size
% SE 95% CI Sample
size
% SE 95% CI
Alaska 119 55.4 7.8 (40.1 - 70.7) 41 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Arizona 145 44.0 8.3 (27.7 - 60.3) 71 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
California 233 50.5 4.4 (41.9 - 59.1) 102 23.6 5.0 (13.8 - 33.4)
Colorado 254 42.1 4.0 (34.3 - 49.9) 64 26.1 5.8 (14.7 - 37.5)
Connecticut 303 35.7 3.9 (28.1 - 43.3) 104 20.4 5.8 (9.0 - 31.8)
District of Columbia 120 48.7 7.5 (34.0 - 63.4) 61 23.4 6.8 (10.1 - 36.7)
Georgia 232 54.8 5.5 (44.0 - 65.6) 104 13.0 3.7 (5.7 - 20.3)
Hawaii 217 40.0 4.4 (31.4 - 48.6) 159 18.2 4.2 (10.0 - 26.4)
Indiana 298 53.6 3.7 (46.3 - 60.9) 107 21.4 4.8 (12.0 - 30.8)
Iowa 173 49.4 4.3 (41.0 - 57.8) 85 23.5 6.0 (11.7 - 35.3)
Kansas 376 48.3 3.5 (41.4 - 55.2) 101 17.8 4.4 (9.2 - 26.4)
Maine 169 56.4 5.0 (46.6 - 66.2) 53 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Maryland 276 39.5 4.4 (30.9 - 48.1) 117 11.0 3.3 (4.5 - 17.5)
Massachusetts 238 47.9 5.4 (37.3 - 58.5) 87 25.0 7.5 (10.3 - 39.7)
Michigan 308 52.6 3.6 (45.5 - 59.7) 78 30.9 6.6 (18.0 - 43.8)
Missouri 244 53.7 5.5 (42.9 - 64.5) 92 25.7 6.3 (13.4 - 38.0)
Montana 196 44.9 5.2 (34.7 - 55.1) 83 35.1 6.6 (22.2 - 48.0)
Nebraska 218 61.6 6.1 (49.6 - 73.6) 65 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New Hampshire 219 50.2 4.3 (41.8 - 58.6) 79 27.4 7.6 (12.5 - 42.3)
New York 256 47.4 4.4 (38.8 - 56.0) 77 20.7 5.5 (9.9 - 31.5)
Oregon 263 50.5 4.8 (41.1 - 59.9) 136 25.6 5.4 (15.0 - 36.2)
Texas 203 45.5 6.2 (33.3 - 57.7) 81 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Vermont 382 40.6 3.2 (34.3 - 46.9) 138 19.9 4.0 (12.1 - 27.7)
Washington 1,362 49.4 2.2 (45.1 - 53.7) 622 21.2 2.3 (16.7 - 25.7)
Wisconsin 219 55.1 5.6 (44.1 - 66.1) 66 22.6 6.1 (10.6 - 34.6)
25 areas total 7,023 49.0 1.5 (46.1 - 51.9) 2,773 21.3 2.2 (17.0 - 25.6)
Median   49.4       23.0    
Range   35.7-61.6       11.0-35.1    

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

2 "No" response to "Do you still have asthma?"

3 Aged ≥ 18 years

Sample size excludes "DK/Refused"

Standard error

Confidence interval

N/A: Estimate not available (N/A) if the unweighted sample size for the denominator was < 50 or if the relative standard error was > 0.30