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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 Land Line Sample, United States, 2011

State/Territory Current Former
Sample
size±
% SE§ 95% CI Sample
size
% SE 95% CI
Alabama 177 64.8 7.1 (50.9 - 78.7) 44 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Arizona 214 41.7 7.6 (26.8 - 56.6) 85 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
California 497 39.7 3.5 (32.8 - 46.6) 201 19.1 3.7 (11.8 - 26.4)
Connecticut 234 52.0 6.1 (40.0 - 64.0) 82 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
District of Columbia 144 41.0 7.6 (26.1 - 55.9) 60 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Florida 338 56.7 6.3 (44.4 - 69.0) 141 24.3 6.7 (11.2 - 37.4)
Georgia 258 47.6 6.5 (34.9 - 60.3) 81 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Hawaii 242 46.1 6.2 (33.9 - 58.3) 124 15.0 4.5 (6.2 - 23.8)
Illinois 174 50.8 7.2 (36.7 - 64.9) 66 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Indiana 310 48.2 4.6 (39.2 - 57.2) 78 19.0 5.4 (8.4 - 29.6)
Iowa 185 55.4 6.7 (42.3 - 68.5) 60 33.4 9.6 (14.6 - 52.2)
Kansas 679 47.3 3.7 (40.0 - 54.6) 216 22.9 3.9 (15.3 - 30.5)
Louisiana 251 37.4 6.5 (24.7 - 50.1) 105 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Maine 251 49.1 5.3 (38.7 - 59.5) 73 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Maryland 203 47.3 5.7 (36.1 - 58.5) 76 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Massachusetts 232 40.8 6.2 (28.6 - 53.0) 69 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Michigan 472 52.6 4.5 (43.8 - 61.4) 127 13.2 3.9 (5.6 - 20.8)
Mississippi 247 57.0 6.3 (44.7 - 69.3) 75 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Missouri 204 58.0 5.8 (46.6 - 69.4) 53 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Montana 323 60.0 4.5 (51.2 - 68.8) 96 44.8 8.8 (27.6 - 62.0)
Nebraska 646 52.0 4.2 (43.8 - 60.2) 228 17.0 3.8 (9.6 - 24.4)
Nevada 132 64.8 8.0 (49.1 - 80.5) 31 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New Hampshire 207 42.8 6.7 (29.7 - 55.9) 59 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New Jersey 318 50.4 5.4 (39.8 - 61.0) 107 10.8 3.2 (4.5 - 17.1)
New Mexico 307 45.4 5.5 (34.6 - 56.2) 89 26.5 5.9 (14.9 - 38.1)
New York 123 45.3 6.8 (32.0 - 58.6) 44 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
North Carolina 207 49.1 6.6 (36.2 - 62.0) 64 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
North Dakota 159 35.9 6.3 (23.6 - 48.2) 50 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Ohio 297 53.2 6.3 (40.9 - 65.5) 74 35.0 9.3 (16.8 - 53.2)
Oklahoma 278 49.8 5.1 (39.8 - 59.8) 89 27.0 6.3 (14.7 - 39.3)
Oregon 170 37.8 7.1 (23.9 - 51.7) 62 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Pennsylvania 348 48.6 4.8 (39.2 - 58.0) 112 19.5 5.5 (8.7 - 30.3)
Rhode Island 231 51.6 5.6 (40.6 - 62.6) 77 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Texas 497 44.9 4.8 (35.5 - 54.3) 206 13.4 4.0 (5.6 - 21.2)
Utah 396 42.9 4.7 (33.7 - 52.1) 159 31.1 8.0 (15.4 - 46.8)
Vermont 291 40.1 4.4 (31.5 - 48.7) 100 11.7 3.4 (5.0 - 18.4)
Washington 619 49.5 3.5 (42.6 - 56.4) 224 29.7 5.2 (19.5 - 39.9)
West Virginia 182 50.2 5.9 (38.6 - 61.8) 39 31.5 8.9 (14.1 - 48.9)
Wisconsin 225 52.4 6.3 (40.1 - 64.7) 35 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Puerto Rico 280 48.5 4.9 (38.9 - 58.1) 63 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
40 state total 11,548 48.0 1.2 (45.6 - 50.4) 3,824 18.7 1.3 (16.2 - 21.2)
Median   48.9       22.9    
Range   35.9-64.8       10.8-44.8    

1"Yes" response to "Do you still have asthma?"
2 "Yes" response to "Do you still have asthma?"
3Aged ≥ 18 years
±Landline 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

 
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