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, 2007
State/Territory Current Former
Sample
size
% SE 95% CI Sample
size
% SE 95% CI
Alaska 92 61.5 7.9 (46.0 - 77.0) 49 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Arizona 150 35.6 5.9 (24.0 - 47.2) 43 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
California 194 41.5 4.7 (32.3 - 50.7) 87 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Colorado 262 49.5 4.6 (40.5 - 58.5) 113 13.7 3.2 (7.4 - 20.0)
Connecticut 248 44.2 5.5 (33.4 - 55.0) 107 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
District of Columbia 108 37.2 5.8 (25.8 - 48.6) 65 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Florida 520 54.2 5.7 (43.0 - 65.4) 272 25.1 5.8 (13.7 - 36.5)
Georgia 255 48.9 4.3 (40.5 - 57.3) 97 22.1 6.1 (10.1 - 34.1)
Hawaii 289 45.8 4.5 (37.0 - 54.6) 173 25.0 4.5 (16.2 - 33.8)
Illinois 199 51.2 4.7 (42.0 - 60.4) 69 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Indiana 286 52.5 4.3 (44.1 - 60.9) 70 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Iowa 196 49.1 5.1 (39.1 - 59.1) 73 28.5 8.0 (12.8 - 44.2)
Kansas 380 54.5 4.3 (46.1 - 62.9) 126 22.7 4.8 (13.3 - 32.1)
Maine 351 43.2 4.0 (35.4 - 51.0) 92 19.2 4.5 (10.4 - 28.0)
Maryland 279 40.6 4.0 (32.8 - 48.4) 131 26.0 5.4 (15.4 - 36.6)
Massachusetts 168 35.3 6.7 (22.2 - 48.4) 55 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Michigan 379 49.6 4.0 (41.8 - 57.4) 127 30.9 6.4 (18.4 - 43.4)
Missouri 230 59.4 4.8 (50.0 - 68.8) 61 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Montana 224 58.4 5.0 (48.6 - 68.2) 67 28.3 7.4 (13.8 - 42.8)
Nebraska 388 52.5 5.8 (41.1 - 63.9) 131 21.1 5.5 (10.3 - 31.9)
Nevada 195 50.3 5.6 (39.3 - 61.3) 93 25.3 6.6 (12.4 - 38.2)
New Hampshire 219 44.6 4.6 (35.6 - 53.6) 85 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New Mexico 232 54.3 5.3 (43.9 - 64.7) 120 30.6 7.5 (15.9 - 45.3)
New York 262 46.8 4.2 (38.6 - 55.0) 94 22.3 6.6 (9.4 - 35.2)
Ohio 384 51.7 4.8 (42.3 - 61.1) 127 22.9 5.0 (13.1 - 32.7)
Oklahoma 266 63.1 4.1 (55.1 - 71.1) 91 23.8 5.6 (12.8 - 34.8)
Oregon 297 49.1 4.6 (40.1 - 58.1) 142 23.1 5.9 (11.5 - 34.7)
Pennsylvania 202 43.0 5.4 (32.4 - 53.6) 81 20.3 5.5 (9.5 - 31.1)
Texas 252 51.2 6.3 (38.9 - 63.5) 114 17.1 4.0 (9.3 - 24.9)
Utah 204 45.2 4.6 (36.2 - 54.2) 104 26.8 6.2 (14.6 - 39.0)
Vermont 360 45.2 3.6 (38.1 - 52.3) 121 20.3 5.0 (10.5 - 30.1)
Washington 1,430 43.5 2.2 (39.2 - 47.8) 684 20.2 2.2 (15.9 - 24.5)
West Virginia 241 45.1 4.4 (36.5 - 53.7) 66 20.9 5.6 (9.9 - 31.9)
Wisconsin 223 46.3 4.6 (37.3 - 55.3) 78 23.1 6.7 (10.0 - 36.2)
34 areas total 9,965 47.3 1.3 (44.8 - 49.8) 4,008 20.6 1.6 (17.5 - 23.7)
Median   49.0       23.0    
Range   35.3-63.1       13.7-30.9    

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