TABLE 4a. Estimated percent reporting an asthma attack or episode in the past year among adults1 with current2 asthma by state/territory - BRFSS Asthma Call-back Survey, United States, 2007
State/Territory Sample
size
Attack in past year No attack in past year No symptoms in past year
Sample
size
% SE 95% CI Sample
size
% SE 95% CI Sample
size
% SE 95% CI
Alaska 97 54 50.6 7.8 (35.3 - 65.9) 34 39.9 7.8 (24.6 - 55.2) 9 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Arizona 165 91 66.0 5.6 (55.0 - 77.0) 65 31.2 5.4 (20.6 - 41.8) 9 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
California 197 107 51.8 4.8 (42.4 - 61.2) 65 37.6 4.7 (28.4 - 46.8) 25 10.6 2.5 (5.7 - 15.5)
Colorado 267 131 46.3 4.5 (37.5 - 55.1) 107 41.3 4.4 (32.7 - 49.9) 29 12.4 3.1 (6.3 - 18.5)
Connecticut 267 130 45.9 5.2 (35.7 - 56.1) 101 36.7 4.9 (27.1 - 46.3) 36 17.4 5.0 (7.6 - 27.2)
District of Columbia 119 53 45.1 6.1 (33.1 - 57.1) 52 42.4 5.8 (31.0 - 53.8) 14 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Florida 594 322 56.1 5.3 (45.7 - 66.5) 203 32.0 4.9 (22.4 - 41.6) 69 11.9 3.4 (5.2 - 18.6)
Georgia 265 157 57.4 4.1 (49.4 - 65.4) 92 33.6 3.9 (26.0 - 41.2) 16 9.0 2.6 (3.9 - 14.1)
Hawaii 304 128 42.6 4.3 (34.2 - 51.0) 110 34.8 4.1 (26.8 - 42.8) 66 22.6 4.0 (14.8 - 30.4)
Illinois 209 106 49.0 4.6 (40.0 - 58.0) 85 43.1 4.7 (33.9 - 52.3) 18 7.9 2.2 (3.6 - 12.2)
Indiana 304 158 48.0 4.2 (39.8 - 56.2) 117 40.4 4.1 (32.4 - 48.4) 29 11.6 3.3 (5.1 - 18.1)
Iowa 203 89 40.5 4.9 (30.9 - 50.1) 87 47.7 5.1 (37.7 - 57.7) 27 11.8 2.5 (6.9 - 16.7)
Kansas 374 182 44.6 4.2 (36.4 - 52.8) 151 41.3 4.4 (32.7 - 49.9) 41 14.1 3.4 (7.4 - 20.8)
Maine 371 190 49.2 4.1 (41.2 - 57.2) 142 40.9 4.2 (32.7 - 49.1) 39 9.9 2.0 (6.0 - 13.8)
Maryland 297 150 54.5 4.1 (46.5 - 62.5) 108 34.4 3.9 (26.8 - 42.0) 39 11.0 2.4 (6.3 - 15.7)
Massachusetts 181 94 55.2 6.5 (42.5 - 67.9) 71 31.7 5.4 (21.1 - 42.3) 16 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Michigan 397 213 51.8 3.9 (44.2 - 59.4) 155 42.3 3.9 (34.7 - 49.9) 29 5.8 1.2 (3.4 - 8.2)
Missouri 246 155 65.5 4.8 (56.1 - 74.9) 72 25.2 4.2 (17.0 - 33.4) 19 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Montana 245 121 57.3 4.7 (48.1 - 66.5) 91 31.6 4.1 (23.6 - 39.6) 33 11.1 2.5 (6.2 - 16.0)
Nebraska 424 211 38.6 4.8 (29.2 - 48.0) 161 42.0 5.5 (31.2 - 52.8) 52 19.4 5.5 (8.6 - 30.2)
Nevada 202 105 43.2 5.4 (32.6 - 53.8) 77 47.5 5.6 (36.5 - 58.5) 20 9.3 2.5 (4.4 - 14.2)
New Hampshire 231 122 50.8 4.5 (42.0 - 59.6) 80 36.1 4.3 (27.7 - 44.5) 29 13.1 3.3 (6.6 - 19.6)
New Mexico 241 138 63.9 4.3 (55.5 - 72.3) 86 28.5 3.8 (21.1 - 35.9) 17 7.6 2.1 (3.5 - 11.7)
New York 284 145 52.0 4.0 (44.2 - 59.8) 119 41.3 3.9 (33.7 - 48.9) 20 6.7 1.8 (3.2 - 10.2)
Ohio 406 219 54.0 4.7 (44.8 - 63.2) 149 34.9 4.7 (25.7 - 44.1) 38 11.1 3.3 (4.6 - 17.6)
Oklahoma 277 166 60.4 4.3 (52.0 - 68.8) 95 36.8 4.3 (28.4 - 45.2) 16 2.8 0.8 (1.2 - 4.4)
Oregon 315 162 50.3 4.5 (41.5 - 59.1) 119 36.9 4.4 (28.3 - 45.5) 34 12.8 3.1 (6.7 - 18.9)
Pennsylvania 215 101 52.3 5.5 (41.5 - 63.1) 101 40.4 5.3 (30.0 - 50.8) 13 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Texas 266 151 51.7 5.8 (40.3 - 63.1) 83 31.7 5.6 (20.7 - 42.7) 32 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Utah 220 135 57.7 4.4 (49.1 - 66.3) 68 34.5 4.3 (26.1 - 42.9) 17 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Vermont 382 159 43.3 3.4 (36.6 - 50.0) 179 44.1 3.4 (37.4 - 50.8) 44 12.6 2.4 (7.9 - 17.3)
Washington 1,530 800 53.1 2.2 (48.8 - 57.4) 585 37.6 2.1 (33.5 - 41.7) 145 9.3 1.1 (7.1 - 11.5)
West Virginia 250 142 55.9 4.5 (47.1 - 64.7) 83 34.0 4.4 (25.4 - 42.6) 25 10.1 2.2 (5.8 - 14.4)
Wisconsin 234 124 56.3 4.6 (47.3 - 65.3) 98 39.2 4.5 (30.4 - 48.0) 12 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
34 areas total 10,579 5,511 52.9 1.2 (50.5 - 55.3) 3,991 36.9 1.2 (34.5 - 39.3) 1,077 10.2 0.9 (8.4 - 12.0)
Median     51.8       37.3       11.1    
Range     38.6-66.0       25.2-47.7       2.8-22.6    

1 Aged ≥ 18 years

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

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