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, 2008
State/Territory Current Former
Sample
size
% SE 95% CI Sample
size
% SE 95% CI
Arizona 144 30.6 9.0 (13.0 - 48.2) 47 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
California 401 39.0 4.0 (31.2 - 46.8) 176 17.3 3.7 (10.0 - 24.6)
Connecticut 229 42.4 5.5 (31.6 - 53.2) 103 18.2 4.7 (9.0 - 27.4)
District of Columbia 138 30.4 5.1 (20.4 - 40.4) 84 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Florida 290 49.1 6.2 (36.9 - 61.3) 145 21.1 5.4 (10.5 - 31.7)
Georgia 199 52.7 6.9 (39.2 - 66.2) 59 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Hawaii 308 47.7 4.3 (39.3 - 56.1) 146 16.4 3.4 (9.7 - 23.1)
Illinois 227 39.1 4.2 (30.9 - 47.3) 78 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Indiana 216 48.1 5.1 (38.1 - 58.1) 72 23.9 6.4 (11.4 - 36.4)
Iowa 239 48.0 5.2 (37.8 - 58.2) 76 20.0 4.9 (10.4 - 29.6)
Kansas 406 49.2 3.5 (42.3 - 56.1) 129 11.6 3.1 (5.5 - 17.7)
Maine 366 47.5 3.6 (40.4 - 54.6) 133 18.4 4.7 (9.2 - 27.6)
Maryland 315 50.0 4.5 (41.2 - 58.8) 131 28.6 7.0 (14.9 - 42.3)
Massachusetts 289 34.5 4.2 (26.3 - 42.7) 100 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Michigan 476 47.9 4.0 (40.1 - 55.7) 131 18.7 4.8 (9.3 - 28.1)
Missouri 222 54.7 6.5 (42.0 - 67.4) 84 23.9 6.0 (12.1 - 35.7)
Montana 224 54.2 4.8 (44.8 - 63.6) 84 32.6 8.5 (15.9 - 49.3)
Nebraska 552 49.1 4.5 (40.3 - 57.9) 177 14.2 2.9 (8.5 - 19.9)
Nevada 179 48.6 6.1 (36.6 - 60.6) 76 33.4 9.4 (15.0 - 51.8)
New Hampshire 308 46.9 3.8 (39.5 - 54.3) 112 14.8 3.4 (8.1 - 21.5)
New Jersey 300 46.6 4.9 (37.0 - 56.2) 131 29.9 6.5 (17.2 - 42.6)
New Mexico 251 56.2 5.3 (45.8 - 66.6) 110 27.8 6.3 (15.5 - 40.1)
New York 281 46.4 4.4 (37.8 - 55.0) 130 27.9 6.1 (15.9 - 39.9)
North Dakota 192 48.1 5.4 (37.5 - 58.7) 68 33.0 9.2 (15.0 - 51.0)
Ohio 326 40.1 4.9 (30.5 - 49.7) 107 18.3 4.5 (9.5 - 27.1)
Oklahoma 258 51.7 4.4 (43.1 - 60.3) 98 24.4 5.5 (13.6 - 35.2)
Oregon 261 40.1 4.1 (32.1 - 48.1) 143 9.9 2.6 (4.8 - 15.0)
Rhode Island 263 45.6 5.5 (34.8 - 56.4) 92 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Texas 369 50.6 4.7 (41.4 - 59.8) 162 17.5 4.3 (9.1 - 25.9)
Utah 221 54.6 4.8 (45.2 - 64.0) 97 19.4 4.8 (10.0 - 28.8)
Vermont 357 40.2 3.5 (33.3 - 47.1) 146 14.9 3.2 (8.6 - 21.2)
Virginia 210 38.4 6.3 (26.1 - 50.7) 90 13.9 3.8 (6.5 - 21.3)
Washington 476 43.7 3.6 (36.6 - 50.8) 232 23.4 4.1 (15.4 - 31.4)
West Virginia 228 56.9 4.3 (48.5 - 65.3) 62 19.5 5.5 (8.7 - 30.3)
Wisconsin 232 46.2 5.2 (36.0 - 56.4) 70 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
35 areas total 9,953 44.6 1.2 (42.2 - 47.0) 3,881 19.5 1.3 (17.0 - 22.0)
Median   47.7       19.5    
Range   30.4-56.9       9.9-33.4    

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