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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, 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 271 170 59.0 6.2 (46.8 - 71.2) 84 34.4 6.0 (22.6 - 46.2) 17 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Arizona 227 123 37.2 9.1 (19.4 - 55.0) 81 34.0 8.9 (16.6 - 51.4) 23 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
California 336 180 53.6 4.4 (45.0 - 62.2) 124 35.8 4.2 (27.6 - 44.0) 32 10.7 2.8 (5.2 - 16.2)
Connecticut 249 118 43.9 5.5 (33.1 - 54.7) 99 44.7 5.7 (33.5 - 55.9) 32 11.5 3.3 (5.0 - 18.0)
District of Columbia 107 45 41.8 10.7 (20.8 - 62.8) 42 24.4 6.9 (10.9 - 37.9) 20 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Florida 234 130 56.6 7.6 (41.7 - 71.5) 84 30.0 5.4 (19.4 - 40.6) 20 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Georgia 159 73 41.8 6.9 (28.3 - 55.3) 70 44.7 7.2 (30.6 - 58.8) 16 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Hawaii 154 72 49.3 6.4 (36.8 - 61.8) 59 37.9 6.2 (25.7 - 50.1) 23 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Illinois 219 101 41.3 6.4 (28.8 - 53.8) 93 36.2 6.3 (23.9 - 48.5) 25 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Indiana 259 140 52.5 6.0 (40.7 - 64.3) 92 41.2 6.1 (29.2 - 53.2) 27 6.3 1.6 (3.2 - 9.4)
Iowa 199 89 45.5 6.6 (32.6 - 58.4) 101 51.6 6.7 (38.5 - 64.7) 9 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Kansas 401 201 48.5 4.6 (39.5 - 57.5) 163 45.4 4.7 (36.2 - 54.6) 37 6.1 1.5 (3.2 - 9.0)
Louisiana 268 134 41.3 6.5 (28.6 - 54.0) 115 45.3 7.0 (31.6 - 59.0) 19 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Maine 226 119 59.5 5.1 (49.5 - 69.5) 83 32.5 4.8 (23.1 - 41.9) 24 8.0 2.2 (3.7 - 12.3)
Massachusetts 234 84 35.6 5.1 (25.6 - 45.6) 125 55.6 5.4 (45.0 - 66.2) 25 8.8 2.4 (4.1 - 13.5)
Michigan 483 260 53.8 4.1 (45.8 - 61.8) 185 40.1 4.0 (32.3 - 47.9) 38 6.2 1.7 (2.9 - 9.5)
Mississippi 258 139 59.4 5.9 (47.8 - 71.0) 102 37.3 5.8 (25.9 - 48.7) 17 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Missouri 237 123 39.9 5.9 (28.3 - 51.5) 89 43.8 6.8 (30.5 - 57.1) 25 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Montana 286 139 48.5 5.9 (36.9 - 60.1) 111 38.7 5.6 (27.7 - 49.7) 36 12.9 3.5 (6.0 - 19.8)
Nebraska 508 237 46.3 4.2 (38.1 - 54.5) 231 46.8 4.3 (38.4 - 55.2) 40 6.9 1.9 (3.2 - 10.6)
Nevada 155 81 43.6 7.9 (28.1 - 59.1) 60 50.2 8.1 (34.3 - 66.1) 14 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
New Hampshire 283 130 48.8 5.0 (39.0 - 58.6) 113 40.5 5.0 (30.7 - 50.3) 40 10.7 2.5 (5.8 - 15.6)
New Jersey 406 192 45.7 5.3 (35.3 - 56.1) 160 43.0 5.2 (32.8 - 53.2) 54 11.2 2.4 (6.5 - 15.9)
New Mexico 305 171 56.5 4.8 (47.1 - 65.9) 112 39.0 4.7 (29.8 - 48.2) 22 4.4 1.1 (2.2 - 6.6)
New York 189 94 52.0 7.2 (37.9 - 66.1) 77 29.6 6.3 (17.3 - 41.9) 18 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
North Carolina 175 73 48.7 7.0 (35.0 - 62.4) 85 45.7 7.2 (31.6 - 59.8) 17 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
North Dakota 148 62 42.5 7.5 (27.8 - 57.2) 71 46.0 7.3 (31.7 - 60.3) 15 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Ohio 416 198 48.0 5.7 (36.8 - 59.2) 180 46.0 5.8 (34.6 - 57.4) 38 6.0 1.8 (2.5 - 9.5)
Oklahoma 213 132 59.8 6.4 (47.3 - 72.3) 61 31.9 6.0 (20.1 - 43.7) 20 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Oregon 223 122 53.0 5.9 (41.4 - 64.6) 80 35.7 5.7 (24.5 - 46.9) 21 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Pennsylvania 610 299 41.7 4.5 (32.9 - 50.5) 249 43.6 4.9 (34.0 - 53.2) 62 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Rhode Island 190 95 51.2 6.5 (38.5 - 63.9) 79 43.7 6.4 (31.2 - 56.2) 16 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Texas 220 116 53.7 9.1 (35.9 - 71.5) 80 38.8 9.0 (21.2 - 56.4) 24 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
Vermont 243 113 46.8 5.5 (36.0 - 57.6) 93 39.4 5.4 (28.8 - 50.0) 37 13.8 3.6 (6.7 - 20.9)
Washington 488 270 54.0 4.2 (45.8 - 62.2) 161 34.8 4.1 (26.8 - 42.8) 57 11.2 2.5 (6.3 - 16.1)
West Virginia 209 112 55.2 4.7 (46.0 - 64.4) 78 37.9 4.7 (28.7 - 47.1) 19 6.9 1.8 (3.4 - 10.4)
Wisconsin 185 87 61.5 7.1 (47.6 - 75.4) 77 30.8 6.1 (18.8 - 42.8) 21 N/A N/A (N/A - N/A)
37 state total 9,973 5,024 49.8 1.5 (46.9 - 52.7) 3,949 38.5 1.4 (35.8 - 41.2) 1,000 11.7 1.2 (9.3 - 14.1)
Median     48.7       39.4       8.4    
Range     35.6-61.5       24.4-55.6       4.4-13.8    

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 > 0.30

 
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