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2014 Previous Most Recent Asthma State or Territory Data

These tables feature the national and state statistics on the burden of asthma among children and adults previously published on the Most Recent Asthma Data website. The data are from national and state surveillance systems administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Links to sources are provided with each table to assist with finding additional information on the data and relevant tables and reports.

Webpage last updated: Novermber 2017

Archived National Data / Archived State or Territory Data

State or Territory
Adult Current Asthma* Prevalence by State or Territory (2014)

State or Territory Adult Current Asthma* Prevalence by State or Territory (2014)
State or Territory Number with Current Asthma Percent with Current Asthma
Alabama 353,847 9.5%
Alaska 44,865 8.1%
Arizona 484,115 9.6%
Arkansas 197,478 8.8%
California 2,279,568 7.8%
Colorado 342,994 8.4%
Connecticut 257,311 9.2%
Delaware 63,855 8.8%
District of Columbia 62,346 11.5%
Florida 1,268,162 8.0%
Georgia 626,931 8.3%
Hawaii 102,093 9.2%
Idaho 103,201 8.6%
Illinois 898,521 9.1%
Indiana 532,909 10.7%
Iowa 201,266 8.5%
Kansas 189,350 8.7%
Kentucky 402,690 11.9%
Louisiana 270,261 7.7%
Maine 122,881 11.6%
Maryland 393,571 8.5%
Massachusetts 636,176 12.0%
Michigan 831,656 10.9%
Minnesota 350,818 8.4%
Mississippi 166,117 7.4%
Missouri 450,530 9.7%
Montana 76,683 9.6%
Nebraska 108,805 7.7%
Nevada 172,343 8.1%
New Hampshire 107,371 10.2%
New Jersey 570,238 8.3%
New Mexico 154,861 9.9%
New York 1,642,598 10.7%
North Carolina 592,279 7.8%
North Dakota 50,533 8.7%
Ohio 957,711 10.8%
Oklahoma 284,303 9.7%
Oregon 314,501 10.2%
Pennsylvania 979,527 9.8%
Rhode Island 89,462 10.8%
South Carolina 309,409 8.3%
South Dakota 48,213 7.5%
Tennessee 448,189 8.9%
Texas 1,312,573 6.7%
Utah 178,514 8.7%
Vermont 56,644 11.3%
Virginia 556,765 8.6%
Washington 500,993 9.3%
West Virginia 161,534 11.0%
Wisconsin 456,134 10.3%
Wyoming 37,351 8.3%
Guam 5,972 5.6%
Puerto Rico 298,155 10.6%

*Includes persons who answered “yes” to the questions: “Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following: (Ever told) you had asthma?” and “Do you still have asthma?”
Source: 2014 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2014 Adult Asthma Data: Prevalence Tables and Maps, Table C1

State
Asthma Mortality by State (2014)

State Asthma Mortality by State (2014)
State Number of Deaths* Death Rate*,**per million
Alabama 57 10.7
Alaska Suppressed Suppressed
Arizona 86 11.7
Arkansas 33 11
California 407 10
Colorado 41 7.8
Connecticut 36 8.7
Delaware 11 Unreliable
District of Columbia Suppressed Suppressed
Florida 191 8.6
Georgia 96 9.9
Hawaii 24 14.6
Idaho 22 13
Illinois 167 12.2
Indiana 73 10.3
Iowa 54 13.7
Kansas 27 8.4
Kentucky 35 7.5
Louisiana 61 12.4
Maine 14 Unreliable
Maryland 87 13.6
Massachusetts 76 9.6
Michigan 94 8.7
Minnesota 66 10.9
Mississippi 48 14.5
Missouri 89 13.7
Montana Suppressed Suppressed
Nebraska 30 13.9
Nevada 25 8.2
New Hampshire 14 Unreliable
New Jersey 111 10.9
New Mexico 28 12.2
New York 302 14.3
North Carolina 106 10
North Dakota 10 Unreliable
Ohio 116 9.1
Oklahoma 56 13.6
Oregon 77 16.7
Pennsylvania 149 9.9
Rhode Island Suppressed Suppressed
South Carolina 74 14.7
South Dakota 10 Unreliable
Tennessee 64 9.3
Texas 212 8.3
Utah 31 12.5
Vermont 16 Unreliable
Virginia 103 12
Washington 93 12.6
West Virginia 19 Unreliable
Wisconsin 77 11.9
Wyoming Suppressed Suppressed
Total 3,651 10.6

*Underlying cause of death is asthma
**Population-based rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 standard population
Note: the term “Suppressed” replaces sub-national death counts and death rates when the number of deaths represents zero to nine (0-9) persons. The term “Unreliable” replaces sub-national death rates when the death counts are 10-19 persons.
Source: CDC Wonder

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