TABLE 4b. Estimated percent reporting an asthma attack or episode in the past year among adults1 with active2 asthma by state/territory - BRFSS Asthma Call-back Survey, United States, 2008
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
Arizona 155 74 43.5 8.9 (26.1 - 60.9) 67 42.8 9.5 (24.2 - 61.4) 14 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
California 443 216 48.6 3.7 (41.3 - 55.9) 178 37.6 3.5 (30.7 - 44.5) 49 13.8 2.5 (8.9 - 18.7)
Connecticut 252 115 49.2 5.2 (39.0 - 59.4) 106 36.7 4.9 (27.1 - 46.3) 31 14.1 3.5 (7.2 - 21.0)
District of Columbia 160 76 45.4 5.8 (34.0 - 56.8) 66 44.3 6.1 (32.3 - 56.3) 18 10.3 3.0 (4.4 - 16.2)
Florida 340 167 44.4 5.3 (34.0 - 54.8) 126 41.9 6.0 (30.1 - 53.7) 47 13.7 3.4 (7.0 - 20.4)
Georgia 224 105 46.9 6.3 (34.6 - 59.2) 97 41.7 6.4 (29.2 - 54.2) 22 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Hawaii 322 147 47.3 4.2 (39.1 - 55.5) 128 40.6 4.3 (32.2 - 49.0) 47 12.1 2.2 (7.8 - 16.4)
Illinois 257 109 38.7 4.2 (30.5 - 46.9) 120 51.9 4.4 (43.3 - 60.5) 28 9.3 2.2 (5.0 - 13.6)
Indiana 259 133 53.5 4.7 (44.3 - 62.7) 105 37.1 4.6 (28.1 - 46.1) 21 9.4 2.6 (4.3 - 14.5)
Iowa 253 109 46.9 5.3 (36.5 - 57.3) 118 41.6 5.2 (31.4 - 51.8) 26 11.5 3.0 (5.6 - 17.4)
Kansas 432 214 47.4 3.6 (40.3 - 54.5) 188 42.8 3.5 (35.9 - 49.7) 30 9.8 2.8 (4.3 - 15.3)
Maine 425 189 45.9 3.4 (39.2 - 52.6) 194 45.0 3.4 (38.3 - 51.7) 42 9.1 1.8 (5.6 - 12.6)
Maryland 349 190 49.9 4.1 (41.9 - 57.9) 123 38.6 4.0 (30.8 - 46.4) 36 11.4 3.0 (5.5 - 17.3)
Massachusetts 331 155 46.6 4.6 (37.6 - 55.6) 139 38.3 4.3 (29.9 - 46.7) 37 15.1 3.8 (7.7 - 22.5)
Michigan 556 294 48.5 3.7 (41.2 - 55.8) 217 41.2 3.9 (33.6 - 48.8) 45 10.3 2.2 (6.0 - 14.6)
Missouri 264 137 49.0 5.4 (38.4 - 59.6) 110 43.9 5.6 (32.9 - 54.9) 17 7.1 2.1 (3.0 - 11.2)
Montana 244 130 49.5 4.7 (40.3 - 58.7) 79 32.4 4.1 (24.4 - 40.4) 35 18.0 4.6 (9.0 - 27.0)
Nebraska 608 305 52.0 4.5 (43.2 - 60.8) 231 38.7 4.4 (30.1 - 47.3) 72 9.3 2.0 (5.4 - 13.2)
Nevada 210 112 52.0 5.9 (40.4 - 63.6) 82 39.3 5.8 (27.9 - 50.7) 16 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New Hampshire 355 178 53.6 3.6 (46.5 - 60.7) 142 39.5 3.5 (32.6 - 46.4) 35 7.0 1.4 (4.3 - 9.7)
New Jersey 356 172 46.2 4.2 (38.0 - 54.4) 145 43.3 4.4 (34.7 - 51.9) 39 10.5 2.3 (6.0 - 15.0)
New Mexico 286 149 50.8 4.7 (41.6 - 60.0) 113 41.7 4.6 (32.7 - 50.7) 24 7.5 2.1 (3.4 - 11.6)
New York 353 182 47.8 4.1 (39.8 - 55.8) 133 42.2 4.3 (33.8 - 50.6) 38 10.0 2.4 (5.3 - 14.7)
North Dakota 211 112 54.1 4.9 (44.5 - 63.7) 80 38.7 4.9 (29.1 - 48.3) 19 7.2 2.1 (3.1 - 11.3)
Ohio 377 198 58.0 4.7 (48.8 - 67.2) 137 34.0 4.4 (25.4 - 42.6) 42 8.0 1.7 (4.7 - 11.3)
Oklahoma 301 168 52.5 4.1 (44.5 - 60.5) 115 42.6 4.1 (34.6 - 50.6) 18 4.9 1.3 (2.4 - 7.4)
Oregon 297 162 51.8 4.4 (43.2 - 60.4) 111 41.4 4.5 (32.6 - 50.2) 24 6.8 1.6 (3.7 - 9.9)
Rhode Island 302 145 46.1 4.9 (36.5 - 55.7) 122 40.6 5.4 (30.0 - 51.2) 35 13.3 3.6 (6.2 - 20.4)
Texas 421 219 52.1 4.7 (42.9 - 61.3) 165 36.4 4.2 (28.2 - 44.6) 37 11.5 2.8 (6.0 - 17.0)
Utah 244 136 55.4 4.8 (46.0 - 64.8) 91 39.1 4.8 (29.7 - 48.5) 17 5.5 1.6 (2.4 - 8.6)
Vermont 429 179 39.6 3.1 (33.5 - 45.7) 203 51.8 3.3 (45.3 - 58.3) 47 8.6 1.4 (5.9 - 11.3)
Virginia 232 130 49.3 7.0 (35.6 - 63.0) 79 36.9 6.4 (24.4 - 49.4) 23 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Washington 555 297 47.2 3.4 (40.5 - 53.9) 215 44.4 3.4 (37.7 - 51.1) 43 8.5 2.2 (4.2 - 12.8)
West Virginia 263 141 56.4 3.9 (48.8 - 64.0) 105 38.1 3.8 (30.7 - 45.5) 17 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Wisconsin 248 125 50.0 5.6 (39.0 - 61.0) 104 39.5 5.2 (29.3 - 49.7) 19 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
35 areas total 11,314 5,670 48.6 1.1 (46.4 - 50.8) 4,534 40.3 1.1 (38.1 - 42.5) 1,110 11.1 0.7 (9.7 - 12.5)
Median     49.0       40.6       9.8    
Range     38.7-58.0       32.4-51.9       4.9-18.0    

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