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2009 Adult Asthma Data: Prevalence Tables and Maps

Table C4
Adult Self-Reported Current Asthma Prevalence Rate (Percent)
and Prevalence (Number) by Race and State or Territory, BRFSS 2009
State Race Sample
Size
Prevalence
(percent)
Standard
Error
95% CI*
(percent)
||
||
||
Prevalence
(number)
95% CI*
(number)
U.S. Total** White 351,960 8.4 0.10 (8.2 – 8.6) || 14,998,236 (14,656,442 – 15,340,030)
U.S. Total** Black 33,899 9.6 0.35 (8.9 – 10.3) || 2,403,941 (2,225,163 – 2,582,719)
U.S. Total** Other 23,702 6.8 0.35 (6.1 – 7.5) || 1,303,843 (1,169,104 – 1,438,583)
U.S. Total** Multi 7,681 14.0 0.86 (12.3 – 15.7) || 578,028 (503,934 – 652,122)
AL White 4,688 6.9 0.51 (5.9 – 7.9) || 172,004 (147,068 – 196,939)
AL Black 1,818 9.1 1.21 (6.8 – 11.5) || 79,741 (58,029 – 101,453)
AL Other 121 12.5 4.05 (4.5 – 20.5) || 12,254 (4,070 – 20,439)
AL Multi 72 9.9 4.22 (1.5 – 18.3) || 3,693 (565 – 6,821)
AK White 1,711 9.1 1.02 (7.1 – 11.1) || 33,769 (26,353 – 41,184)
AK Black 30 25.3 14.55 (0.0 – 55.1) || 2,368 (0 – 5,867)
AK Other 561 6.2 1.23 (3.8 – 8.6) || 6,613 (4,011 – 9,214)
AK Multi 88 15.5 5.50 (4.6 – 26.4) || 2,700 (627 – 4,772)
AZ White 4,525 11.5 1.06 (9.4 – 13.6) || 445,207 (361,494 – 528,921)
AZ Black 69 20.7 10.14 (0.5 – 40.9) || 24,724 (0 – 53,739)
AZ Other 676 4.5 1.26 (2.0 – 6.9) || 31,071 (13,844 – 48,298)
AZ Multi 69 37.6 11.80 (14.1 – 61.2) || 13,485 (1,877 – 25,093)
AR White 3,270 7.3 0.71 (5.9 – 8.7) || 134,795 (108,591 – 160,999)
AR Black 518 11.9 2.65 (6.7 – 17.1) || 20,496 (10,971 – 30,022)
AR Other 83 7.2 2.63 (2.0 – 12.5) || 4,162 (1,236 – 7,089)
AR Multi 58 9.2 3.60 (2.0 – 16.4) || 3,117 (771 – 5,463)
CA White 14,698 7.9 0.31 (7.3 – 8.5) || 1,740,763 (1,605,095 – 1,876,430)
CA Black 770 10.3 1.77 (6.8 – 13.8) || 174,361 (111,750 – 236,973)
CA Other 1,509 6.3 0.75 (4.8 – 7.8) || 220,170 (167,514 – 272,825)
CA Multi 316 7.9 1.54 (4.9 – 11.0) || 47,053 (29,428 – 64,678)
CO White 10,614 8.5 0.43 (7.7 – 9.4) || 267,420 (240,255 – 294,586)
CO Black 209 8.7 2.02 (4.7 – 12.7) || 10,786 (5,817 – 15,756)
CO Other 670 5.8 1.05 (3.8 – 7.9) || 21,070 (13,505 – 28,635)
CO Multi 171 10.8 2.88 (5.1 – 16.5) || 6,891 (3,200 – 10,582)
CT White 5,481 9.4 0.62 (8.2 – 10.6) || 216,151 (187,114 – 245,188)
CT Black 433 11.1 3.97 (3.3 – 18.8) || 14,685 (3,304 – 26,067)
CT Other 395 8.1 2.16 (3.8 – 12.3) || 15,482 (7,023 – 23,941)
CT Multi 37 3.4 || 548
DE White 3,503 8.6 0.81 (7.0 – 10.2) || 43,682 (35,331 – 52,034)
DE Black 533 10.6 1.97 (6.7 – 14.4) || 9,429 (5,812 – 13,045)
DE Other 156 8.0 2.55 (2.9 – 13.0) || 3,090 (1,144 – 5,037)
DE Multi 75 8.1 4.09 (0.0 – 16.2) || 1,338 (0 – 2,720)
DC White 1,881 7.6 0.85 (5.9 – 9.2) || 17,554 (13,586 – 21,522)
DC Black 1,650 11.9 1.12 (9.7 – 14.1) || 22,891 (18,453 – 27,329)
DC Other 199 11.5 2.77 (6.0 – 17.0) || 3,775 (1,890 – 5,660)
DC Multi 59 19.6 10.40 (0.0 – 40.4) || 1,679 (0 – 3,816)
FL White 10,270 6.8 0.45 (5.9 – 7.6) || 721,817 (626,886 – 816,749)
FL Black 960 8.4 1.33 (5.7 – 11.0) || 178,443 (121,990 – 234,895)
FL Other 493 5.3 1.92 (1.5 – 9.1) || 72,423 (19,387 – 125,459)
FL Multi 140 18.9 8.29 (2.5 – 35.3) || 37,712 (0 – 75,580)
GA White 4,186 7.6 0.65 (6.4 – 8.9) || 336,984 (278,696 – 395,271)
GA Black 1,326 6.1 1.26 (3.7 – 8.6) || 123,347 (71,635 – 175,059)
GA Other 218 2.7 1.18 (0.4 – 5.0) || 15,928 (2,385 – 29,471)
GA Multi 57 16.9 7.67 (1.6 – 32.3) || 17,690 (498 – 34,882)
HI White 2,361 8.1 0.81 (6.5 – 9.7) || 20,354 (16,231 – 24,477)
HI Black 42 0.0 || 0
HI Other 2,521 6.7 0.70 (5.3 – 8.1) || 30,098 (23,788 – 36,408)
HI Multi 1,692 15.2 1.25 (12.8 – 17.7) || 43,070 (35,669 – 50,471)
ID White 5,041 8.2 0.53 (7.1 – 9.2) || 85,245 (74,159 – 96,331)
ID Black 11 7.1 || 237
ID Other 139 9.3 3.65 (2.1 – 16.5) || 3,409 (634 – 6,184)
ID Multi 72 20.5 6.50 (7.6 – 33.5) || 3,768 (1,311 – 6,226)
IL White 4,938 8.2 0.54 (7.1 – 9.2) || 581,981 (504,456 – 659,507)
IL Black 528 14.0 2.13 (9.8 – 18.2) || 184,435 (125,026 – 243,843)
IL Other 291 7.5 1.89 (3.8 – 11.2) || 83,228 (40,570 – 125,885)
IL Multi 59 20.9 6.48 (7.9 – 33.9) || 26,360 (8,959 – 43,762)
IN White 7,686 9.1 0.50 (8.1 – 10.1) || 379,562 (337,137 – 421,987)
IN Black 1,177 12.3 2.16 (8.1 – 16.5) || 40,764 (25,776 – 55,752)
IN Other 133 6.5 2.26 (2.1 – 11.0) || 7,896 (2,721 – 13,072)
IN Multi 107 9.8 3.53 (2.7 – 16.8) || 5,410 (1,445 – 9,376)
IA White 5,718 6.9 0.44 (6.0 – 7.7) || 147,356 (128,503 – 166,208)
IA Black 83 12.4 5.03 (2.4 – 22.4) || 4,281 (619 – 7,943)
IA Other 134 3.7 || 2,847
IA Multi 34 3.7 || 640
KS White 16,838 8.3 0.34 (7.6 – 9.0) || 151,186 (138,544 – 163,828)
KS Black 743 10.4 1.69 (7.1 – 13.7) || 8,094 (5,355 – 10,832)
KS Other 837 7.2 1.26 (4.7 – 9.7) || 9,471 (6,094 – 12,848)
KS Multi 298 19.9 3.20 (13.6 – 26.2) || 8,000 (5,235 – 10,764)
KY White 8,068 9.8 0.61 (8.7 – 11.0) || 289,736 (253,473 – 325,999)
KY Black 1,134 9.4 2.62 (4.3 – 14.6) || 15,906 (6,947 – 24,866)
KY Other 174 9.4 2.68 (4.1 – 14.7) || 8,829 (4,444 – 13,215)
KY Multi 160 35.0 7.75 (19.7 – 50.3) || 17,817 (7,735 – 27,900)
LA White 6,385 6.2 0.47 (5.3 – 7.1) || 138,845 (117,709 – 159,981)
LA Black 2,023 6.6 0.68 (5.2 – 7.9) || 59,843 (47,579 – 72,106)
LA Other 288 5.3 1.57 (2.2 – 8.4) || 7,057 (2,916 – 11,197)
LA Multi 103 10.8 5.65 (0.0 – 22.0) || 4,277 (0 – 9,057)
ME White 7,759 10.8 0.49 (9.9 – 11.8) || 108,286 (98,315 – 118,256)
ME Black 20 1.1 || 63
ME Other 94 9.1 2.53 (4.0 – 14.1) || 1,280 (601 – 1,959)
ME Multi 78 24.4 6.33 (11.8 – 37.0) || 2,251 (884 – 3,618)
MD White 6,502 8.2 0.50 (7.2 – 9.2) || 214,713 (188,202 – 241,223)
MD Black 1,448 11.1 1.20 (8.7 – 13.4) || 125,183 (96,846 – 153,519)
MD Other 339 8.8 2.17 (4.5 – 13.1) || 34,523 (16,985 – 52,062)
MD Multi 98 17.1 5.23 (6.7 – 27.5) || 11,621 (3,887 – 19,356)
MA White 13,856 10.9 0.50 (9.9 – 11.9) || 446,142 (403,953 – 488,331)
MA Black 963 13.7 2.13 (9.5 – 17.8) || 39,204 (26,176 – 52,232)
MA Other 1,305 8.4 1.14 (6.1 – 10.6) || 40,103 (29,360 – 50,847)
MA Multi 175 16.0 3.64 (8.8 – 23.2) || 9,167 (5,040 – 13,293)
MI White 7,097 9.5 0.46 (8.6 – 10.4) || 577,282 (520,746 – 633,819)
MI Black 1,562 10.7 1.30 (8.1 – 13.2) || 93,196 (70,265 – 116,127)
MI Other 204 10.5 3.39 (3.9 – 17.2) || 34,522 (11,196 – 57,849)
MI Multi 214 21.5 4.82 (12.0 – 31.0) || 49,826 (25,472 – 74,181)
MN White 5,300 6.1 0.42 (5.3 – 6.9) || 224,139 (193,553 – 254,726)
MN Black 115 22.1 7.18 (7.9 – 36.3) || 23,921 (5,272 – 42,569)
MN Other 129 8.0 4.55 (0.0 – 17.0) || 12,363 (0 – 27,185)
MN Multi 26 7.9 || 1,985
MS White 7,583 6.8 0.42 (6.0 – 7.6) || 91,059 (79,883 – 102,234)
MS Black 3,294 8.9 0.79 (7.3 – 10.5) || 66,440 (54,325 – 78,555)
MS Other 162 7.5 2.63 (2.3 – 12.7) || 3,661 (1,085 – 6,237)
MS Multi 54 7.4 || 832
MO White 4,327 9.0 0.77 (7.5 – 10.5) || 343,989 (284,137 – 403,841)
MO Black 448 10.2 1.93 (6.4 – 14.0) || 38,574 (23,751 – 53,397)
MO Other 123 13.0 4.37 (4.4 – 21.7) || 19,083 (5,560 – 32,605)
MO Multi 106 18.3 7.28 (3.9 – 32.7) || 19,994 (1,736 – 38,252)
MT White 6,752 7.7 0.47 (6.8 – 8.6) || 52,223 (45,993 – 58,453)
MT Black 11 0.0 || 0
MT Other 662 11.1 2.10 (7.0 – 15.2) || 6,194 (3,816 – 8,572)
MT Multi 123 22.3 6.41 (9.6 – 35.0) || 2,386 (790 – 3,981)
NE White 15,034 7.6 0.51 (6.6 – 8.5) || 90,622 (78,359 – 102,885)
NE Black 111 12.6 4.33 (4.0 – 21.2) || 4,116 (1,130 – 7,102)
NE Other 580 4.9 1.36 (2.2 – 7.5) || 4,137 (1,875 – 6,399)
NE Multi 126 22.5 6.06 (10.5 – 34.5) || 2,434 (987 – 3,881)
NV White 3,220 9.2 0.95 (7.3 – 11.0) || 137,035 (108,048 – 166,022)
NV Black 116 7.7 2.77 (2.2 – 13.2) || 7,483 (2,137 – 12,829)
NV Other 357 7.7 2.51 (2.8 – 12.7) || 23,988 (8,161 – 39,814)
NV Multi 82 12.0 5.14 (1.8 – 22.3) || 4,391 (466 – 8,316)
NH White 5,671 10.1 0.59 (9.0 – 11.3) || 97,887 (86,569 – 109,205)
NH Black 35 17.2 8.78 (0.0 – 35.1) || 1,772 (0 – 3,701)
NH Other 138 13.1 3.73 (5.7 – 20.5) || 3,974 (1,597 – 6,352)
NH Multi 45 16.1 9.16 (0.0 – 34.5) || 1,165 (0 – 2,692)
NJ White 9,397 7.7 0.43 (6.8 – 8.5) || 342,628 (303,873 – 381,383)
NJ Black 1,416 9.5 1.11 (7.3 – 11.7) || 81,601 (62,266 – 100,935)
NJ Other 1,205 6.9 0.99 (4.9 – 8.8) || 76,107 (54,020 – 98,193)
NJ Multi 90 1.4 || 920
NM White 6,626 8.9 0.53 (7.9 – 10.0) || 97,374 (85,927 – 108,821)
NM Black 114 12.0 4.42 (3.2 – 20.7) || 2,808 (665 – 4,951)
NM Other 1,749 6.5 0.81 (4.9 – 8.1) || 21,225 (15,974 – 26,476)
NM Multi 144 13.1 3.97 (5.2 – 20.9) || 3,201 (1,160 – 5,243)
NY White 5,695 10.2 0.58 (9.1 – 11.4) || 1,045,957 (926,192 – 1,165,721)
NY Black 597 10.4 1.53 (7.3 – 13.4) || 233,314 (162,514 – 304,114)
NY Other 294 8.0 1.90 (4.3 – 11.8) || 117,111 (60,234 – 173,989)
NY Multi 82 10.1 3.44 (3.2 – 16.9) || 25,512 (8,348 – 42,677)
NC White 10,362 7.8 0.45 (7.0 – 8.7) || 383,396 (339,353 – 427,439)
NC Black 1,817 9.1 1.16 (6.8 – 11.4) || 118,429 (87,587 – 149,271)
NC Other 778 4.4 1.20 (2.0 – 6.8) || 28,392 (13,066 – 43,718)
NC Multi 171 12.0 4.06 (4.0 – 20.0) || 13,700 (4,698 – 22,702)
ND White 4,481 8.4 0.61 (7.2 – 9.5) || 37,837 (32,294 – 43,381)
ND Black 19 0.0 || 0
ND Other 161 11.3 3.34 (4.7 – 17.9) || 3,145 (1,228 – 5,062)
ND Multi 37 26.8 10.11 (6.3 – 47.3) || 1,735 (264 – 3,205)
OH White 8,502 9.8 0.53 (8.7 – 10.8) || 739,857 (657,799 – 821,915)
OH Black 788 9.8 1.30 (7.2 – 12.4) || 67,172 (49,214 – 85,130)
OH Other 247 9.8 2.50 (4.9 – 14.7) || 28,913 (13,794 – 44,032)
OH Multi 101 23.5 7.02 (9.6 – 37.4) || 22,572 (6,821 – 38,323)
OK White 6,016 9.6 0.54 (8.6 – 10.7) || 191,207 (169,355 – 213,058)
OK Black 468 8.8 1.65 (5.6 – 12.0) || 16,651 (10,346 – 22,956)
OK Other 814 11.7 1.75 (8.2 – 15.1) || 45,836 (31,276 – 60,396)
OK Multi 468 11.2 2.12 (7.1 – 15.4) || 18,263 (11,056 – 25,470)
OR White 3,637 10.4 0.72 (9.0 – 11.8) || 249,284 (214,169 – 284,398)
OR Black 19 12.1 || 1,315
OR Other 157 9.1 2.64 (3.9 – 14.3) || 14,451 (5,928 – 22,974)
OR Multi 394 18.6 3.20 (12.3 – 24.9) || 58,105 (35,955 – 80,255)
PA White 8,383 8.8 0.46 (7.9 – 9.7) || 718,686 (643,598 – 793,775)
PA Black 439 11.3 2.20 (7.0 – 15.6) || 100,567 (59,636 – 141,498)
PA Other 128 8.8 3.34 (2.2 – 15.4) || 28,374 (6,314 – 50,434)
PA Multi 77 12.9 5.21 (2.6 – 23.3) || 14,235 (2,440 – 26,030)
RI White 5,506 10.2 0.59 (9.0 – 11.3) || 72,678 (64,266 – 81,091)
RI Black 236 10.0 2.42 (5.2 – 14.7) || 2,924 (1,526 – 4,323)
RI Other 341 7.0 1.74 (3.6 – 10.4) || 3,452 (1,720 – 5,183)
RI Multi 42 14.6 5.61 (3.3 – 26.0) || 1,234 (311 – 2,158)
SC White 6,528 7.1 0.49 (6.1 – 8.0) || 161,420 (139,298 – 183,541)
SC Black 2,827 9.9 1.11 (7.7 – 12.1) || 89,701 (69,081 – 110,321)
SC Other 231 4.9 2.87 (0.0 – 10.6) || 6,122 (0 – 13,418)
SC Multi 142 14.2 5.40 (3.5 – 24.9) || 9,709 (1,718 – 17,700)
SD White 5,922 7.4 0.55 (6.3 – 8.5) || 40,669 (34,622 – 46,716)
SD Black 19 17.5 || 571
SD Other 754 10.8 2.46 (6.0 – 15.6) || 4,724 (2,472 – 6,977)
SD Multi 68 12.7 5.12 (2.5 – 22.9) || 541 (100 – 982)
TN White 4,723 8.6 0.61 (7.4 – 9.8) || 325,248 (279,051 – 371,445)
TN Black 705 6.4 1.43 (3.6 – 9.3) || 51,336 (28,485 – 74,187)
TN Other 56 4.8 || 4,835
TN Multi 61 6.3 || 4,494
TX White 9,166 6.9 0.43 (6.0 – 7.7) || 853,254 (746,912 – 959,597)
TX Black 889 7.0 1.37 (4.3 – 9.7) || 139,187 (84,092 – 194,282)
TX Other 643 6.3 1.64 (3.1 – 9.5) || 104,534 (49,747 – 159,322)
TX Multi 161 3.8 1.36 (1.1 – 6.5) || 7,971 (2,510 – 13,432)
UT White 9,266 8.3 0.42 (7.4 – 9.1) || 141,066 (126,594 – 155,538)
UT Black 30 6.8 || 470
UT Other 618 4.9 0.99 (2.9 – 6.8) || 7,419 (4,424 – 10,414)
UT Multi 100 14.1 4.02 (6.1 – 22.1) || 2,444 (1,018 – 3,869)
VT White 6,374 9.7 0.49 (8.8 – 10.7) || 45,511 (40,941 – 50,081)
VT Black 27 18.3 || 386
VT Other 82 17.3 5.74 (5.9 – 28.7) || 1,444 (400 – 2,488)
VT Multi 73 15.7 4.74 (6.2 – 25.1) || 814 (297 – 1,331)
VA White 4,113 7.2 0.62 (6.0 – 8.4) || 333,244 (276,150 – 390,339)
VA Black 741 12.1 2.61 (7.0 – 17.3) || 99,564 (54,876 – 144,252)
VA Other 197 4.2 1.44 (1.3 – 7.0) || 16,235 (5,653 – 26,818)
VA Multi 44 12.0 7.02 (0.0 – 26.2) || 5,713 (0 – 12,745)
WA White 17,959 9.0 0.31 (8.4 – 9.6) || 382,167 (355,946 – 408,389)
WA Black 226 6.8 1.86 (3.1 – 10.4) || 5,756 (2,598 – 8,915)
WA Other 1,199 7.7 1.09 (5.6 – 9.9) || 35,507 (25,299 – 45,714)
WA Multi 449 11.9 1.83 (8.3 – 15.5) || 15,606 (10,870 – 20,342)
WV White 4,586 8.7 0.52 (7.7 – 9.7) || 118,867 (104,798 – 132,937)
WV Black 89 11.4 4.65 (2.2 – 20.7) || 2,506 (333 – 4,679)
WV Other 39 7.8 || 1,059
WV Multi 71 14.2 5.23 (3.8 – 24.7) || 3,070 (628 – 5,513)
WI White 4,053 9.7 0.78 (8.1 – 11.2) || 378,135 (316,915 – 439,356)
WI Black 229 11.1 3.16 (4.9 – 17.4) || 14,780 (6,486 – 23,074)
WI Other 185 5.4 2.58 (0.3 – 10.5) || 9,848 (451 – 19,246)
WI Multi 52 27.3 12.38 (2.4 – 52.1) || 15,920 (0 – 34,164)
WY White 5,702 8.5 0.48 (7.6 – 9.5) || 31,964 (28,358 – 35,569)
WY Black 24 7.5 || 121
WY Other 133 16.6 5.28 (6.2 – 27.1) || 2,408 (792 – 4,023)
WY Multi 60 25.8 6.73 (12.4 – 39.3) || 970 (430 – 1,510)
Territories
GU White 102 7.1 3.26 (0.6 – 13.6) || 496 (25 – 966)
GU Black 12 0.0 || 0
GU Other 1,060 4.5 0.74 (3.1 – 6.0) || 4,102 (2,776 – 5,428)
GU Multi 86 9.3 3.27 (2.8 – 15.8) || 640 (184 – 1,096)
PR White 2,504 7.4 0.69 (6.0 – 8.7) || 117,957 (95,717 – 140,197)
PR Black 180 3.6 1.80 (0.0 – 7.1) || 5,201 (0 – 10,482)
PR Other 1,520 8.5 0.97 (6.6 – 10.4) || 91,807 (70,325 – 113,290)
PR Multi 16 0.0 || 0
VI White 472 4.5 1.31 (1.9 – 7.0) || 495 (202 – 788)
VI Black 1,782 4.3 0.55 (3.2 – 5.4) || 2,405 (1,801 – 3,009)
VI Other 97 9.5 4.27 (1.0 – 18.0) || 271 (12 – 530)
VI Multi 47 3.4 || 47

Notes:

*CI denotes confidence interval.

**U.S. Total includes 50 states plus the District of Columbia and excludes the three territories.

If values for the standard error and the 95% confidence interval are not provided, the normal approximation to the binomial distribution does not apply due to small sample size.

When the sample size is less than 50, estimates are not precise and should be interpreted with caution.

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