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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, 2012

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 268 166 58.6 6.2 (46.4 - 70.8) 75 31.2 6.0 (19.4 - 43.0) 27 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Arizona 220 120 48.9 7.5 (34.2 - 63.6) 76 43.8 7.7 (28.7 - 58.9) 24 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
California 316 169 55.2 4.5 (46.4 - 64.0) 106 32.7 4.3 (24.3 - 41.1) 41 12.1 2.9 (6.4 - 17.8)
Connecticut 238 114 43.8 5.2 (33.6 - 54.0) 89 44.0 5.5 (33.2 - 54.8) 35 12.2 2.6 (7.1 - 17.3)
District of Columbia 98 43 37.3 9.9 (17.9 - 56.7) 37 26.0 7.7 (10.9 - 41.1) 18 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Florida 218 125 54.8 8.1 (38.9 - 70.7) 75 25.3 5.0 (15.5 - 35.1) 18 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Georgia 141 66 44.2 7.6 (29.3 - 59.1) 62 47.9 7.5 (33.2 - 62.6) 13 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Hawaii 145 66 35.5 7.3 (21.2 - 49.8) 54 27.1 6.2 (14.9 - 39.3) 25 37.4 9.9 (18.0 - 56.8)
Illinois 205 95 46.5 6.5 (33.8 - 59.2) 86 38.7 6.3 (26.4 - 51.0) 24 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Indiana 237 131 55.4 6.1 (43.4 - 67.4) 83 38.6 6.2 (26.4 - 50.8) 23 6.0 1.7 (2.7 - 9.3)
Iowa 196 88 44.5 6.6 (31.6 - 57.4) 94 48.8 6.7 (35.7 - 61.9) 14 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Kansas 388 196 48.6 4.7 (39.4 - 57.8) 149 42.3 4.7 (33.1 - 51.5) 43 9.1 2.6 (4.0 - 14.2)
Louisiana 258 130 45.6 6.7 (32.5 - 58.7) 104 46.0 7.1 (32.1 - 59.9) 24 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Maine 215 114 58.6 5.6 (47.6 - 69.6) 78 30.6 5.0 (20.8 - 40.4) 23 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Massachusetts 200 75 38.2 5.7 (27.0 - 49.4) 108 55.0 6.0 (43.2 - 66.8) 17 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Michigan 445 241 53.7 4.3 (45.3 - 62.1) 170 37.7 4.1 (29.7 - 45.7) 34 8.6 2.3 (4.1 - 13.1)
Mississippi 258 137 58.1 5.9 (46.5 - 69.7) 99 36.2 5.7 (25.0 - 47.4) 22 5.7 1.7 (2.4 - 9.0)
Missouri 223 122 44.8 6.2 (32.6 - 57.0) 80 47.2 6.7 (34.1 - 60.3) 21 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Montana 274 133 48.5 6.1 (36.5 - 60.5) 102 37.7 6.0 (25.9 - 49.5) 39 13.8 3.5 (6.9 - 20.7)
Nebraska 500 231 46.9 4.3 (38.5 - 55.3) 209 43.3 4.4 (34.7 - 51.9) 60 9.8 2.1 (5.7 - 13.9)
Nevada 139 79 47.5 8.5 (30.8 - 64.2) 44 45.1 8.8 (27.9 - 62.3) 16 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New Hampshire 266 126 48.4 5.3 (38.0 - 58.8) 104 38.6 5.2 (28.4 - 48.8) 36 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New Jersey 383 187 47.5 5.4 (36.9 - 58.1) 142 41.3 5.4 (30.7 - 51.9) 54 11.1 2.3 (6.6 - 15.6)
New Mexico 290 164 57.8 4.9 (48.2 - 67.4) 105 37.7 4.9 (28.1 - 47.3) 21 4.4 1.2 (2.0 - 6.8)
New York 173 85 54.2 7.2 (40.1 - 68.3) 68 28.8 6.2 (16.6 - 41.0) 20 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
North Carolina 155 72 57.7 6.6 (44.8 - 70.6) 72 37.8 6.4 (25.3 - 50.3) 11 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
North Dakota 150 61 39.4 7.0 (25.7 - 53.1) 64 42.7 7.0 (29.0 - 56.4) 25 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Ohio 392 192 56.1 4.9 (46.5 - 65.7) 162 35.6 4.5 (26.8 - 44.4) 38 8.3 2.3 (3.8 - 12.8)
Oklahoma 208 126 60.6 6.0 (48.8 - 72.4) 59 29.6 5.4 (19.0 - 40.2) 23 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Oregon 202 112 54.6 6.3 (42.3 - 66.9) 72 35.7 6.1 (23.7 - 47.7) 18 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Pennsylvania 571 284 43.2 4.8 (33.8 - 52.6) 219 40.0 5.2 (29.8 - 50.2) 68 16.8 4.9 (7.2 - 26.4)
Rhode Island 186 91 49.1 6.4 (36.6 - 61.6) 77 43.6 6.3 (31.3 - 55.9) 18 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Texas 212 112 60.2 7.6 (45.3 - 75.1) 69 29.1 6.5 (16.4 - 41.8) 31 10.7 2.9 (5.0 - 16.4)
Vermont 235 111 45.6 5.5 (34.8 - 56.4) 87 37.5 5.5 (26.7 - 48.3) 37 16.9 4.2 (8.7 - 25.1)
Washington 464 254 53.4 4.5 (44.6 - 62.2) 144 31.7 4.1 (23.7 - 39.7) 66 14.9 3.6 (7.8 - 22.0)
West Virginia 209 108 51.0 4.6 (42.0 - 60.0) 76 36.7 4.7 (27.5 - 45.9) 25 12.2 2.9 (6.5 - 17.9)
Wisconsin 181 87 60.5 7.2 (46.4 - 74.6) 69 28.2 5.8 (16.8 - 39.6) 25 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
37 state total 9,459 4,813 52.3 1.5 (49.4 - 55.2) 3,569 35.8 1.3 (33.3 - 38.3) 1,077 11.9 1.1 (9.7 - 14.1)
Median     48.9       37.7       11.1    
Range     35.5-60.6       25.3-55.0       4.4-37.4    

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 > 0.30

 
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