Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content

Multiple Year (2006 ~ 2010) Child Asthma Call-back Survey Prevalence Tables

TABLE 4b. Estimated percent reporting an asthma attack or episode in the past year among children1 with active2 asthma by state/territory – BRFSS Asthma Call-back Survey, United States, 2006-2010
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
Arizona 150 84 57.1 6.5 (44.4 – 69.8) 51 32.6 6.3 (20.3 – 44.9) 15 N/A N/A (N/A – N/A)
California 214 116 55.8 4.6 (46.8 – 64.8) 66 31.4 4.4 (22.8 – 40.0) 32 12.8 2.9 (7.1 – 18.5)
Connecticut 427 222 51.2 3.1 (45.1 – 57.3) 130 28.1 2.8 (22.6 – 33.6) 75 20.7 2.7 (15.4 – 26.0)
District of Columbia 148 72 49.3 5.1 (39.3 – 59.3) 49 31.2 4.6 (22.2 – 40.2) 27 19.5 4.1 (11.5 – 27.5)
Georgia 414 223 50.2 3.5 (43.3 – 57.1) 129 34.9 3.4 (28.2 – 41.6) 62 14.9 2.4 (10.2 – 19.6)
Hawaii 453 205 45.8 3.0 (39.9 – 51.7) 168 37.1 2.9 (31.4 – 42.8) 80 17.1 2.2 (12.8 – 21.4)
Illinois 200 101 53.4 4.5 (44.6 – 62.2) 63 29.2 4.1 (21.2 – 37.2) 36 17.4 3.2 (11.1 – 23.7)
Indiana 394 222 55.7 3.4 (49.0 – 62.4) 128 33.8 3.2 (27.5 – 40.1) 44 10.5 2.0 (6.6 – 14.4)
Iowa 280 134 50.8 3.5 (43.9 – 57.7) 96 35.1 3.3 (28.6 – 41.6) 50 14.1 2.3 (9.6 – 18.6)
Kansas 667 335 50.6 2.3 (46.1 – 55.1) 231 33.2 2.1 (29.1 – 37.3) 101 16.1 1.8 (12.6 – 19.6)
Louisiana 121 60 48.7 5.5 (37.9 – 59.5) 45 42.7 5.5 (31.9 – 53.5) 16 8.6 2.3 (4.1 – 13.1)
Maine 344 172 51.7 3.1 (45.6 – 57.8) 118 31.9 2.9 (26.2 – 37.6) 54 16.5 2.4 (11.8 – 21.2)
Maryland 477 254 52.6 3.0 (46.7 – 58.5) 134 29.6 2.7 (24.3 – 34.9) 89 17.8 2.3 (13.3 – 22.3)
Massachusetts 320 150 48.5 4.0 (40.7 – 56.3) 118 34.6 3.7 (27.3 – 41.9) 52 16.9 3.4 (10.2 – 23.6)
Michigan 542 299 56.3 2.8 (50.8 – 61.8) 145 27.2 2.5 (22.3 – 32.1) 98 16.5 2.0 (12.6 – 20.4)
Mississippi 95 53 54.8 6.7 (41.7 – 67.9) 34 38.4 6.7 (25.3 – 51.5) 8 N/A N/A (N/A – N/A)
Missouri 259 140 52.8 4.5 (44.0 – 61.6) 89 34.2 4.2 (26.0 – 42.4) 30 13.0 3.7 (5.7 – 20.3)
Montana 258 139 56.4 3.8 (49.0 – 63.8) 78 29.1 3.5 (22.2 – 36.0) 41 14.5 2.6 (9.4 – 19.6)
Nebraska 547 260 50.5 3.6 (43.4 – 57.6) 191 33.2 3.5 (26.3 – 40.1) 96 16.3 2.8 (10.8 – 21.8)
New Hampshire 177 93 53.0 4.5 (44.2 – 61.8) 57 32.7 4.4 (24.1 – 41.3) 27 14.3 3.4 (7.6 – 21.0)
New Jersey 346 157 43.1 3.8 (35.7 – 50.5) 124 37.0 3.8 (29.6 – 44.4) 65 19.9 3.2 (13.6 – 26.2)
New Mexico 268 130 52.8 4.2 (44.6 – 61.0) 88 29.6 3.6 (22.5 – 36.7) 50 17.6 3.2 (11.3 – 23.9)
New York 346 172 51.8 3.8 (44.4 – 59.2) 115 30.4 3.5 (23.5 – 37.3) 59 17.8 3.2 (11.5 – 24.1)
North Dakota 124 62 50.0 5.4 (39.4 – 60.6) 44 36.8 5.2 (26.6 – 47.0) 18 13.2 3.3 (6.7 – 19.7)
Ohio 266 126 48.7 4.5 (39.9 – 57.5) 94 35.7 4.5 (26.9 – 44.5) 46 15.5 2.9 (9.8 – 21.2)
Oklahoma 261 144 57.9 3.8 (50.5 – 65.3) 84 31.4 3.6 (24.3 – 38.5) 33 10.7 2.1 (6.6 – 14.8)
Oregon 226 109 55.3 4.1 (47.3 – 63.3) 67 27.6 3.6 (20.5 – 34.7) 50 17.0 2.6 (11.9 – 22.1)
Pennsylvania 155 77 53.0 5.5 (42.2 – 63.8) 50 32.0 4.9 (22.4 – 41.6) 28 15.0 3.7 (7.7 – 22.3)
Rhode Island 189 101 54.2 4.2 (46.0 – 62.4) 48 25.2 3.8 (17.8 – 32.6) 40 20.6 3.3 (14.1 – 27.1)
Texas 572 306 52.1 3.5 (45.2 – 59.0) 180 33.4 3.5 (26.5 – 40.3) 86 14.5 2.6 (9.4 – 19.6)
Utah 422 257 63.1 3.4 (56.4 – 69.8) 113 25.6 3.1 (19.5 – 31.7) 52 11.3 1.9 (7.6 – 15.0)
Vermont 449 216 51.1 2.9 (45.4 – 56.8) 162 33.3 2.6 (28.2 – 38.4) 71 15.6 2.0 (11.7 – 19.5)
Virginia 101 53 58.2 8.2 (42.1 – 74.3) 31 30.4 8.2 (14.3 – 46.5) 17 11.4 2.9 (5.7 – 17.1)
Washington 386 196 49.3 3.3 (42.8 – 55.8) 125 33.8 3.1 (27.7 – 39.9) 65 16.9 2.7 (11.6 – 22.2)
West Virginia 224 116 53.8 3.9 (46.2 – 61.4) 84 37.6 3.7 (30.3 – 44.9) 24 8.6 1.9 (4.9 – 12.3)
Wisconsin 200 102 54.3 4.6 (45.3 – 63.3) 69 32.8 4.3 (24.4 – 41.2) 29 12.9 2.9 (7.2 – 18.6)
36 state total 11,022 5,658 52.9 1.1 (50.7 – 55.1) 3,598 32.3 1.0 (30.3 – 34.3) 1,766 14.8 0.7 (13.4 – 16.2)
Median 52.7 32.8 15.6
Range 43.1-63.1 25.2-42.7 8.6-20.7

1 Aged < 18 years

2 Reported any of the following during the past year: asthma medication use, asthma symptoms, or MD visits for asthma

± Sample size is for multiple years of participation. Responses of “Don’t Know” and “Refused” are excluded.

§ 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

TOP