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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 Land Line Sample, United States, 2011

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
Alabama 192 118 65.6 6.4 (53.1 - 78.1) 58 20.0 4.4 (11.4 - 28.6) 16 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Arizona 229 126 59.8 7.8 (44.5 - 75.1) 73 33.2 8.1 (17.3 - 49.1) 30 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
California 507 257 46.6 3.6 (39.5 - 53.7) 172 35.1 3.5 (28.2 - 42.0) 78 18.3 3.6 (11.2 - 25.4)
Connecticut 252 121 51.5 5.9 (39.9 - 63.1) 91 32.5 5.2 (22.3 - 42.7) 40 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
District of Columbia 151 77 44.2 7.2 (30.1 - 58.3) 58 43.8 7.3 (29.5 - 58.1) 16 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Florida 362 216 50.1 5.8 (38.7 - 61.5) 117 38.2 5.8 (26.8 - 49.6) 29 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Georgia 260 144 55.8 6.3 (43.5 - 68.1) 87 29.7 5.5 (18.9 - 40.5) 29 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Hawaii 246 105 38.8 5.8 (27.4 - 50.2) 91 35.3 6.2 (23.1 - 47.5) 50 25.9 5.5 (15.1 - 36.7)
Illinois 176 88 53.3 7.1 (39.4 - 67.2) 61 34.4 6.9 (20.9 - 47.9) 27 12.3 3.5 (5.4 - 19.2)
Indiana 329 174 55.1 4.5 (46.3 - 63.9) 122 31.8 4.1 (23.8 - 39.8) 33 13.1 3.7 (5.8 - 20.4)
Iowa 197 99 39.7 5.7 (28.5 - 50.9) 76 48.9 6.5 (36.2 - 61.6) 22 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Kansas 727 400 52.9 3.5 (46.0 - 59.8) 242 32.9 3.3 (26.4 - 39.4) 85 14.2 2.6 (9.1 - 19.3)
Louisiana 262 152 52.4 7.4 (37.9 - 66.9) 80 28.6 5.4 (18.0 - 39.2) 30 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Maine 272 136 52.1 5.0 (42.3 - 61.9) 113 38.7 5.1 (28.7 - 48.7) 23 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Maryland 210 95 43.6 5.7 (32.4 - 54.8) 89 42.6 5.8 (31.2 - 54.0) 26 13.8 3.6 (6.7 - 20.9)
Massachusetts 235 115 37.7 5.8 (26.3 - 49.1) 96 54.1 6.4 (41.6 - 66.6) 24 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Michigan 495 278 52.8 4.4 (44.2 - 61.4) 177 38.2 4.5 (29.4 - 47.0) 40 9.0 2.3 (4.5 - 13.5)
Mississippi 263 127 41.1 6.0 (29.3 - 52.9) 112 47.8 6.4 (35.3 - 60.3) 24 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Missouri 216 117 60.8 6.2 (48.6 - 73.0) 78 32.4 6.2 (20.2 - 44.6) 21 6.8 2.0 (2.9 - 10.7)
Montana 336 177 55.4 4.6 (46.4 - 64.4) 110 33.0 4.6 (24.0 - 42.0) 49 11.6 2.4 (6.9 - 16.3)
Nebraska 669 319 49.7 4.1 (41.7 - 57.7) 277 38.9 3.8 (31.5 - 46.3) 73 11.4 2.9 (5.7 - 17.1)
Nevada 133 75 62.9 8.2 (46.8 - 79.0) 41 23.5 6.8 (10.2 - 36.8) 17 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New Hampshire 222 119 46.2 5.9 (34.6 - 57.8) 84 42.4 6.5 (29.7 - 55.1) 19 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New Jersey 343 156 43.5 5.0 (33.7 - 53.3) 137 41.8 5.3 (31.4 - 52.2) 50 14.7 3.0 (8.8 - 20.6)
New Mexico 313 171 55.4 5.5 (44.6 - 66.2) 114 38.1 5.4 (27.5 - 48.7) 28 6.5 1.6 (3.4 - 9.6)
New York 137 77 61.4 6.7 (48.3 - 74.5) 42 31.2 6.7 (18.1 - 44.3) 18 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
North Carolina 226 124 46.2 5.8 (34.8 - 57.6) 76 38.5 6.3 (26.2 - 50.8) 26 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
North Dakota 177 70 34.6 5.9 (23.0 - 46.2) 88 48.5 7.3 (34.2 - 62.8) 19 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Ohio 325 167 54.9 5.8 (43.5 - 66.3) 132 31.6 4.5 (22.8 - 40.4) 26 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Oklahoma 294 170 60.5 4.9 (50.9 - 70.1) 90 24.8 3.9 (17.2 - 32.4) 34 14.6 4.3 (6.2 - 23.0)
Oregon 184 119 68.9 7.3 (54.6 - 83.2) 51 26.2 7.4 (11.7 - 40.7) 14 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Pennsylvania 378 193 51.4 4.7 (42.2 - 60.6) 153 36.1 4.4 (27.5 - 44.7) 32 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Rhode Island 244 112 41.9 5.1 (31.9 - 51.9) 102 48.9 5.5 (38.1 - 59.7) 30 9.2 2.3 (4.7 - 13.7)
Texas 518 299 60.7 4.7 (51.5 - 69.9) 171 28.5 4.0 (20.7 - 36.3) 48 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Utah 413 237 55.0 4.8 (45.6 - 64.4) 140 34.1 4.6 (25.1 - 43.1) 36 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Vermont 306 162 57.7 4.4 (49.1 - 66.3) 104 31.3 4.1 (23.3 - 39.3) 40 11.0 2.5 (6.1 - 15.9)
Washington 653 301 47.0 3.4 (40.3 - 53.7) 256 38.4 3.3 (31.9 - 44.9) 96 14.6 2.5 (9.7 - 19.5)
West Virginia 198 108 49.4 5.6 (38.4 - 60.4) 70 41.3 5.9 (29.7 - 52.9) 20 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Wisconsin 243 119 58.3 5.7 (47.1 - 69.5) 97 34.6 5.3 (24.2 - 45.0) 27 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Puerto Rico 296 165 43.6 4.7 (34.4 - 52.8) 117 49.6 4.8 (40.2 - 59.0) 14 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
40 state total 12,189 6,385 52.5 1.2 (50.1 - 54.9) 4,445 35.2 1.1 (33.0 - 37.4) 1,359 12.3 0.9 (10.5 - 14.1)
Median     52.3       35.2       12.7    
Range     34.6-68.9       20.0-54.1       6.5-25.9    

1 Aged ≥ 18 years
2 "Yes" response to "Do you still have asthma?"
± 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 > .30

 
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