2015 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: May 2018

Archived National Data / Archived State or Territory Data

State or Territory
Adult Current Asthma* Prevalence by State or Territory (2015)

State or Territory Adult Current Asthma* Prevalence by State or Territory (2015)
State or Territory Number with Current Asthma Percent with Current Asthma
Alabama 370,128 9.9
Alaska 50,792 9.2
Arizona 479,791 9.3
Arkansas 226,691 10.1
California 2,290,491 7.7
Colorado 375,709 9.0
Connecticut 294,997 10.5
Delaware 67,950 9.2
District of Columbia 57,793 10.6
Florida 1,197,036 7.4
Georgia 708,933 9.2
Hawaii 111,142 10.0
Idaho 110,735 9.1
Illinois 828,784 8.4
Indiana 512,557 10.2
Iowa 181,072 7.6
Kansas 188,514 8.7
Kentucky 403,499 11.9
Louisiana 288,759 8.2
Maine 120,034 11.2
Maryland 408,914 8.8
Massachusetts 547,096 10.2
Michigan 781,517 10.2
Minnesota 310,116 7.4
Mississippi 175,845 7.8
Missouri 448,562 9.6
Montana 71,210 8.9
Nebraska 101,854 7.2
Nevada 179,450 8.1
New Hampshire 107,224 10.1
New Jersey 501,572 7.2
New Mexico 155,818 9.9
New York 1,532,508 9.9
North Carolina 633,683 8.2
North Dakota 52,567 9.0
Ohio 896,185 10.0
Oklahoma 279,781 9.5
Oregon 351,437 11.2
Pennsylvania 1,020,306 10.2
Rhode Island 91,992 11.0
South Carolina 309,943 8.2
South Dakota 54,406 8.4
Tennessee 455,946 9.0
Texas 1,528,177 7.6
Utah 187,377 9.0
Vermont 55,265 11.0
Virginia 513,676 7.9
Washington 516,400 9.4
West Virginia 158,528 10.8
Wisconsin 426,296 9.5
Wyoming 35,482 8.0
Guam 6,921 6.5
Puerto Rico 285,801 10.2

*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: 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2015 Adult Asthma Data: Prevalence Tables and Maps, Table C1

State
Asthma Mortality by State (2015)

State Asthma Mortality by State (2015)
State Number of Deaths* Death Rate*,** per million
Alabama 52 9.8
Alaska Suppressed Suppressed
Arizona 76 10
Arkansas 30 9.8
California 393 9.5
Colorado 46 8.5
Connecticut 48 11.1
Delaware 13 Unreliable
District of Columbia 13 Unreliable
Florida 175 7.4
Georgia 92 9.1
Hawaii 17 Unreliable
Idaho 21 11.6
Illinois 157 11.6
Indiana 90 12.9
Iowa 41 10.7
Kansas 29 9.6
Kentucky 38 7.8
Louisiana 47 9.3
Maine 11 Unreliable
Maryland 79 12.2
Massachusetts 84 10.2
Michigan 112 10.3
Minnesota 61 9.8
Mississippi 52 16
Missouri 72 11.4
Montana 12 Unreliable
Nebraska 36 17
Nevada 24 8.2
New Hampshire 16 Unreliable
New Jersey 116 11.6
New Mexico 26 12.1
New York 295 13.1
North Carolina 96 9
North Dakota Suppressed Suppressed
Ohio 159 12.3
Oklahoma 52 12.9
Oregon 53 11.2
Pennsylvania 155 10.2
Rhode Island Suppressed Suppressed
South Carolina 57 10.5
South Dakota 13 Unreliable
Tennessee 64 8.9
Texas 241 9.1
Utah 40 16
Vermont 11 Unreliable
Virginia 90 10.3
Washington 88 11.5
West Virginia 25 12.5
Wisconsin 66 9.8
Wyoming Suppressed Suppressed
Total 3,615 10.3

*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

Page last reviewed: May 21, 2018