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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 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 211 128 74.2 4.6 (65.2 - 83.2) 66 20.3 4.2 (12.1 - 28.5) 17 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Arizona 248 130 56.7 7.4 (42.2 - 71.2) 80 33.0 7.7 (17.9 - 48.1) 38 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
California 536 268 46.2 3.3 (39.7 - 52.7) 209 42.4 3.4 (35.7 - 49.1) 59 11.4 2.4 (6.7 - 16.1)
Connecticut 277 128 48.5 5.5 (37.7 - 59.3) 105 33.4 4.9 (23.8 - 43.0) 44 18.1 5.1 (8.1 - 28.1)
District of Columbia 167 78 43.5 7.0 (29.8 - 57.2) 66 45.4 7.1 (31.5 - 59.3) 23 11.1 3.3 (4.6 - 17.6)
Florida 410 234 47.7 5.3 (37.3 - 58.1) 139 41.6 5.4 (31.0 - 52.2) 37 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Georgia 269 150 57.0 6.0 (45.2 - 68.8) 92 31.1 5.5 (20.3 - 41.9) 27 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Hawaii 257 108 42.2 5.8 (30.8 - 53.6) 111 45.2 6.1 (33.2 - 57.2) 38 12.6 3.2 (6.3 - 18.9)
Illinois 187 95 51.4 6.9 (37.9 - 64.9) 73 41.0 6.9 (27.5 - 54.5) 19 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Indiana 340 189 58.0 4.5 (49.2 - 66.8) 131 33.7 4.1 (25.7 - 41.7) 20 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Iowa 206 99 35.6 5.3 (25.2 - 46.0) 89 55.8 6.1 (43.8 - 67.8) 18 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Kansas 751 411 54.1 3.5 (47.2 - 61.0) 280 38.5 3.4 (31.8 - 45.2) 60 7.4 1.7 (4.1 - 10.7)
Louisiana 277 159 48.1 7.4 (33.6 - 62.6) 95 47.2 7.8 (31.9 - 62.5) 23 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Maine 294 147 54.3 5.1 (44.3 - 64.3) 123 36.1 4.8 (26.7 - 45.5) 24 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Maryland 224 97 41.9 5.5 (31.1 - 52.7) 101 46.0 5.6 (35.0 - 57.0) 26 12.1 3.5 (5.2 - 19.0)
Massachusetts 246 121 37.8 5.7 (26.6 - 49.0) 98 54.1 6.3 (41.8 - 66.4) 27 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Michigan 541 294 52.1 4.2 (43.9 - 60.3) 210 41.0 4.3 (32.6 - 49.4) 37 6.9 1.7 (3.6 - 10.2)
Mississippi 277 130 41.7 5.8 (30.3 - 53.1) 121 53.5 6.0 (41.7 - 65.3) 26 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Missouri 219 119 60.7 6.5 (48.0 - 73.4) 86 36.5 6.6 (23.6 - 49.4) 14 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Montana 351 186 51.9 4.9 (42.3 - 61.5) 122 40.2 5.1 (30.2 - 50.2) 43 7.9 1.6 (4.8 - 11.0)
Nebraska 715 335 48.2 3.9 (40.6 - 55.8) 314 41.6 3.8 (34.2 - 49.0) 66 10.3 2.5 (5.4 - 15.2)
Nevada 140 81 62.2 8.2 (46.1 - 78.3) 46 29.6 7.6 (14.7 - 44.5) 13 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New Hampshire 239 123 42.9 5.5 (32.1 - 53.7) 94 46.9 6.3 (34.6 - 59.2) 22 10.2 2.7 (4.9 - 15.5)
New Jersey 368 166 41.8 4.8 (32.4 - 51.2) 156 47.0 5.1 (37.0 - 57.0) 46 11.2 2.3 (6.7 - 15.7)
New Mexico 337 174 53.8 5.3 (43.4 - 64.2) 132 40.1 5.2 (29.9 - 50.3) 31 6.0 1.3 (3.5 - 8.5)
New York 147 85 63.7 5.8 (52.3 - 75.1) 45 25.5 4.8 (16.1 - 34.9) 17 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
North Carolina 239 129 48.0 5.6 (37.0 - 59.0) 86 42.0 5.9 (30.4 - 53.6) 24 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
North Dakota 187 76 35.7 5.9 (24.1 - 47.3) 95 49.6 7.2 (35.5 - 63.7) 16 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Ohio 336 173 57.3 5.5 (46.5 - 68.1) 139 34.3 4.7 (25.1 - 43.5) 24 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Oklahoma 310 179 65.1 4.1 (57.1 - 73.1) 100 27.7 3.9 (20.1 - 35.3) 31 7.2 1.7 (3.9 - 10.5)
Oregon 200 125 64.4 6.9 (50.9 - 77.9) 61 28.7 6.8 (15.4 - 42.0) 14 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Pennsylvania 409 204 50.6 4.4 (42.0 - 59.2) 176 42.8 4.5 (34.0 - 51.6) 29 6.6 1.9 (2.9 - 10.3)
Rhode Island 269 119 39.6 4.8 (30.2 - 49.0) 118 51.9 5.2 (41.7 - 62.1) 32 8.5 2.1 (4.4 - 12.6)
Texas 566 312 62.0 3.9 (54.4 - 69.6) 208 32.0 3.8 (24.6 - 39.4) 46 6.0 1.7 (2.7 - 9.3)
Utah 454 248 52.3 4.6 (43.3 - 61.3) 164 37.0 4.5 (28.2 - 45.8) 42 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Vermont 316 165 55.9 4.3 (47.5 - 64.3) 121 37.3 4.3 (28.9 - 45.7) 30 6.9 1.7 (3.6 - 10.2)
Washington 654 311 48.9 3.3 (42.4 - 55.4) 279 43.8 3.3 (37.3 - 50.3) 64 7.3 1.3 (4.8 - 9.8)
West Virginia 201 110 50.2 5.5 (39.4 - 61.0) 75 44.8 5.7 (33.6 - 56.0) 16 5.0 1.4 (2.3 - 7.7)
Wisconsin 243 125 60.7 5.6 (49.7 - 71.7) 100 35.7 5.5 (24.9 - 46.5) 18 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Puerto Rico 325 176 42.9 4.5 (34.1 - 51.7) 139 53.5 4.6 (44.5 - 62.5) 10 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
40 state total 12,943 6,687 52.5 1.1 (50.3 - 54.7) 5,045 38.6 1.1 (36.4 - 40.8) 1,211 8.9 0.7 (7.5 - 10.3)
Median     51.0       41.0       7.9    
Range     35.6-74.2       20.3-55.8       5.0-18.1    

1 Aged ≥ 18 years
2 Reported any of the following during the past year: asthma medication use, asthma symptoms, or MD visits for 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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