TABLE 3b. Estimated percent for time since first diagnosis among adults1 with active2 asthma by state/territory - BRFSS Asthma Call-back Survey, United States, 2008
State/Territory Sample
size
5 or fewer years More than 5 years
Sample
size
% SE 95% CI Sample
size
% SE 95% CI
Arizona 154 22 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A) 132 83.5 6.7 (70.4 - 96.6)
California 442 75 18.3 2.8 (12.8 - 23.8) 367 81.7 2.8 (76.2 - 87.2)
Connecticut 255 44 11.5 2.3 (7.0 - 16.0) 211 88.5 2.3 (84.0 - 93.0)
District of Columbia 160 22 11.9 3.0 (6.0 - 17.8) 138 88.1 3.0 (82.2 - 94.0)
Florida 337 53 10.3 2.3 (5.8 - 14.8) 284 89.7 2.3 (85.2 - 94.2)
Georgia 225 36 12.2 2.9 (6.5 - 17.9) 189 87.8 2.9 (82.1 - 93.5)
Hawaii 324 38 9.6 2.0 (5.7 - 13.5) 286 90.4 2.0 (86.5 - 94.3)
Illinois 257 45 17.7 4.0 (9.9 - 25.5) 212 82.3 4.0 (74.5 - 90.1)
Indiana 259 41 11.6 2.7 (6.3 - 16.9) 218 88.4 2.7 (83.1 - 93.7)
Iowa 255 32 16.2 4.5 (7.4 - 25.0) 223 83.8 4.5 (75.0 - 92.6)
Kansas 440 63 13.3 2.7 (8.0 - 18.6) 377 86.7 2.7 (81.4 - 92.0)
Maine 426 75 14.1 2.0 (10.2 - 18.0) 351 85.9 2.0 (82.0 - 89.8)
Maryland 353 55 14.1 2.6 (9.0 - 19.2) 298 85.9 2.6 (80.8 - 91.0)
Massachusetts 335 46 13.0 2.7 (7.7 - 18.3) 289 87.0 2.7 (81.7 - 92.3)
Michigan 564 102 17.7 2.6 (12.6 - 22.8) 462 82.3 2.6 (77.2 - 87.4)
Missouri 267 46 16.2 3.4 (9.5 - 22.9) 221 83.8 3.4 (77.1 - 90.5)
Montana 244 31 12.0 2.8 (6.5 - 17.5) 213 88.0 2.8 (82.5 - 93.5)
Nebraska 615 101 12.5 2.5 (7.6 - 17.4) 514 87.5 2.5 (82.6 - 92.4)
Nevada 211 39 17.8 5.1 (7.8 - 27.8) 172 82.2 5.1 (72.2 - 92.2)
New Hampshire 356 43 14.0 2.8 (8.5 - 19.5) 313 86.0 2.8 (80.5 - 91.5)
New Jersey 358 52 12.8 2.4 (8.1 - 17.5) 306 87.2 2.4 (82.5 - 91.9)
New Mexico 290 47 14.3 3.0 (8.4 - 20.2) 243 85.7 3.0 (79.8 - 91.6)
New York 356 41 15.1 3.8 (7.7 - 22.5) 315 84.9 3.8 (77.5 - 92.3)
North Dakota 211 32 12.9 2.6 (7.8 - 18.0) 179 87.1 2.6 (82.0 - 92.2)
Ohio 382 67 13.7 2.3 (9.2 - 18.2) 315 86.3 2.3 (81.8 - 90.8)
Oklahoma 303 50 18.5 3.6 (11.4 - 25.6) 253 81.5 3.6 (74.4 - 88.6)
Oregon 302 52 19.5 4.2 (11.3 - 27.7) 250 80.5 4.2 (72.3 - 88.7)
Rhode Island 303 43 18.4 5.0 (8.6 - 28.2) 260 81.6 5.0 (71.8 - 91.4)
Texas 424 67 14.2 2.7 (8.9 - 19.5) 357 85.8 2.7 (80.5 - 91.1)
Utah 247 37 17.4 3.3 (10.9 - 23.9) 210 82.6 3.3 (76.1 - 89.1)
Vermont 428 56 10.1 1.5 (7.2 - 13.0) 372 89.9 1.5 (87.0 - 92.8)
Virginia 233 41 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A) 192 77.1 7.9 (61.6 - 92.6)
Washington 559 84 14.4 2.3 (9.9 - 18.9) 475 85.6 2.3 (81.1 - 90.1)
West Virginia 263 40 11.6 2.2 (7.3 - 15.9) 223 88.4 2.2 (84.1 - 92.7)
Wisconsin 248 39 11.9 2.8 (6.4 - 17.4) 209 88.1 2.8 (82.6 - 93.6)
35 areas total 11,386 1,757 15.3 0.8 (13.7 - 16.9) 9,629 84.7 0.8 (83.1 - 86.3)
Median     14.0       85.9    
Range     9.6-19.5       77.1-90.4    

1 Aged ≥ 18 years

2 Reported any of the following during the past year: asthma medication use, asthma symptoms, or MD visits for 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