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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, 2012

State/Territory Current Former
Sample
size±
% SE§ 95% CI Sample
size
% SE 95% CI
Alabama 261 67.4 6.0 (55.6 - 79.2) 51 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Arizona 209 51.6 7.8 (36.3 - 66.9) 35 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
California 311 46.7 4.6 (37.7 - 55.7) 101 23.4 6.0 (11.6 - 35.2)
Connecticut 228 50.7 5.5 (39.9 - 61.5) 42 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
District of Columbia 97 35.8 9.7 (16.8 - 54.8) 12 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Florida 199 67.2 7.2 (53.1 - 81.3) 53 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Georgia 132 65.6 6.8 (52.3 - 78.9) 63 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Hawaii 141 43.3 8.2 (27.2 - 59.4) 59 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Illinois 203 58.6 6.5 (45.9 - 71.3) 57 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Indiana 226 55.8 6.0 (44.0 - 67.6) 51 46.5 11.4 (24.2 - 68.8)
Iowa 185 56.2 6.9 (42.7 - 69.7) 49 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Kansas 372 50.2 4.9 (40.6 - 59.8) 84 26.3 6.9 (12.8 - 39.8)
Louisiana 246 44.5 6.8 (31.2 - 57.8) 75 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Maine 202 53.4 6.0 (41.6 - 65.2) 44 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Massachusetts 190 49.7 6.3 (37.4 - 62.0) 68 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Michigan 433 55.7 4.4 (47.1 - 64.3) 99 18.1 5.3 (7.7 - 28.5)
Mississippi 244 56.2 6.5 (43.5 - 68.9) 62 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Missouri 211 68.1 6.1 (56.1 - 80.1) 65 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Montana 267 55.9 6.3 (43.6 - 68.2) 74 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Nebraska 484 57.6 4.4 (49.0 - 66.2) 161 17.1 4.0 (9.3 - 24.9)
Nevada 129 59.7 8.6 (42.8 - 76.6) 42 54.5 12.5 (30.0 - 79.0)
New Hampshire 258 52.6 5.9 (41.0 - 64.2) 45 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New Jersey 364 55.0 5.1 (45.0 - 65.0) 101 17.5 5.2 (7.3 - 27.7)
New Mexico 279 59.5 4.9 (49.9 - 69.1) 48 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New York 165 40.8 6.8 (27.5 - 54.1) 50 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
North Carolina 148 63.7 6.7 (50.6 - 76.8) 50 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
North Dakota 142 44.1 7.1 (30.2 - 58.0) 28 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Ohio 374 63.4 4.8 (54.0 - 72.8) 77 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Oklahoma 207 60.0 6.7 (46.9 - 73.1) 52 46.7 13.2 (20.8 - 72.6)
Oregon 189 63.7 5.9 (52.1 - 75.3) 65 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Pennsylvania 550 48.7 5.2 (38.5 - 58.9) 150 14.7 4.3 (6.3 - 23.1)
Rhode Island 174 60.4 6.4 (47.9 - 72.9) 21 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Texas 202 54.4 9.5 (35.8 - 73.0) 71 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Vermont 221 55.8 5.8 (44.4 - 67.2) 24 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Washington 436 46.5 4.4 (37.9 - 55.1) 53 38.1 10.6 (17.3 - 58.9)
West Virginia 197 61.1 4.6 (52.1 - 70.1) 24 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Wisconsin 178 69.1 6.7 (56.0 - 82.2) 35 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
37 state total 9,054 54.4 1.5 (51.5 - 57.3) 2,241 25.6 2.7 (20.3 - 30.9)
Median   55.8       24.9    
Range   35.8-69.1       14.7-54.5    

1 "Yes" response to "Do you still have asthma?"

2 "No" response to "Do you still have asthma?"

3 Aged ≥ 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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