Current Asthma Prevalence by Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas (MMSAs)

Table contains weighted asthma prevalence with 95% confidence interval among adults for metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas (MMSAs) with 500 or more survey respondents from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) SMART data. More information can be found on the BRFSS SMART data website: https://www.cdc.gov/brfss/annual_data/2017/pdf/2017_SMART_BRFSS_MMSA_Methodology-508.pdf pdf icon[PDF – 234 KB]

Table. Current Asthma Prevalence Among Adults by Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas (MMSAs) — Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, United States, 2017
Current Asthma
MMSAs with 500 or more survey respondents Sample size Percent 95% CI
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 150 10.3 8.3 – 12.3
Tuscaloosa, AL 54 9.1 6.2 – 12.0
Anchorage, AK 92 9.4 6.6 – 12.2
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 922 9.9 9.1 – 10.6
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 62 5.9 3.1 – 8.6
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 106 9.5 6.7 – 12.2
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 159 7.5 5.9 – 9.1
Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA 68 9.1 6.4 – 11.8
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 64 5.5 3.8 – 7.2
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 121 11.2 8.8 – 13.7
Colorado Springs, CO 123 10.5 8.4 – 12.6
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 423 9.1 8.0 – 10.1
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 365 11.4 9.8 – 12.9
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 778 7.8 6.9 – 8.6
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 48 6.6 4.0 – 9.2
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 72 9.4 6.3 – 12.5
Gainesville, FL 43 6.4 2.9 – 9.9
Jacksonville, FL 171 12.7 8.9 – 16.6
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 85 5.8 3.9 – 7.7
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 57 6.0 3.8 – 8.2
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 128 7.8 5.7 – 10.0
Panama City, FL 62 8.1 4.6 – 11.6
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 46 6.4 3.6 – 9.2
Port St. Lucie, FL 47 5.5 3.3 – 7.7
Tallahassee, FL 65 6.9 3.7 – 10.2
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 144 8.7 6.3 – 11.0
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 216 7.7 6.5 – 9.0
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 63 7.8 4.7 – 10.8
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 147 10.9 8.8 – 13.0
Boise City, ID 117 8.0 6.1 – 9.9
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 415 7.8 6.8 – 8.8
Evansville, IN-KY 61 10.6 7.5 – 13.8
Fort Wayne, IN 92 10.7 8.0 – 13.4
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 435 10.0 8.7 – 11.2
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 28 3.3 1.7 – 4.8
Cedar Rapids, IA 45 7.5 5.2 – 9.9
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 114 9.0 7.0 – 10.9
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 260 7.9 6.7 – 9.1
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 62 7.2 4.3 – 10.0
Kansas City, MO-KS 662 8.5 7.4 – 9.6
Manhattan, KS 74 8.5 6.1 – 10.9
Salina, KS 54 8.8 6.0 – 11.6
Topeka, KS 165 10.3 8.4 – 12.2
Wichita, KS 347 9.0 7.9 – 10.1
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 171 15.0 12.4 – 17.6
Lexington-Fayette, KY 54 12.1 8.2 – 16.1
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 229 11.1 8.3 – 13.8
Baton Rouge, LA 60 9.3 6.4 – 12.1
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 74 9.1 6.3 – 11.9
Portland-South Portland, ME 246 9.3 7.7 – 10.8
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 470 10.3 9.0 – 11.6
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 97 14.4 10.5 – 18.4
Salisbury, MD-DE 183 9.0 7.1 – 10.9
Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD 180 6.8 5.4 – 8.1
Boston, MA 204 12.2 9.2 – 15.2
Cambridge-Newton-Framingham, MA 248 10.2 8.3 – 12.2
Springfield, MA 80 11.5 7.4 – 15.6
Worcester, MA-CT 203 15.0 11.4 – 18.6
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 94 10.0 7.6 – 12.4
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 52 9.3 6.2 – 12.4
Warren-Troy Farmington Hills, MI 259 9.9 8.4 – 11.4
Duluth, MN-WI 88 8.8 5.9 – 11.7
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 603 7.2 6.5 – 7.9
Rochester, MN 56 8.8 6.1 – 11.6
St. Cloud, MN 47 8.0 4.4 – 11.7
Jackson, MS 45 6.9 4.2 – 9.6
St. Louis, MO-IL 213 10.1 8.4 – 11.9
Billings, MT 66 11.4 8.5 – 14.3
Grand Island, NE 51 6.3 4.3 – 8.3
Lincoln, NE 144 9.9 8.0 – 11.8
North Platte, NE 55 9.3 6.5 – 12.1
Scottsbluff, NE 41 6.9 4.3 – 9.5
Reno, NV 131 10.6 8.5 – 12.7
Claremont-Lebanon, NH-VT 203 14.0 11.2 – 16.7
Rockingham County-Strafford County, NH 168 13.8 11.2 – 16.5
Camden, NJ 156 10.0 7.7 – 12.2
Newark, NJ-PA 328 9.2 7.5 – 11.0
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ 260 11.1 9.3 – 12.9
Albuquerque, NM 168 10.0 8.1 – 11.9
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 61 9.9 6.6 – 13.1
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 60 10.6 7.5 – 13.7
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY 89 7.1 5.4 – 8.7
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ 712 8.0 7.3 – 8.8
Rochester, NY 60 11.6 7.0 – 16.2
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 146 9.8 7.4 – 12.2
Bismarck, ND 105 10.6 8.1 – 13.1
Fargo, ND-MN 90 6.8 5.0 – 8.6
Grand Forks, ND-MN 43 6.9 4.2 – 9.6
Minot, ND 59 9.6 6.2 – 13.0
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 154 8.2 6.5 – 9.9
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 110 10.7 8.2 – 13.3
Columbus, OH 178 9.1 7.4 – 10.9
Dayton, OH 54 9.2 6.3 – 12.1
Toledo, OH 67 9.6 6.7 – 12.5
Oklahoma City, OK 221 8.8 7.4 – 10.2
Tulsa, OK 108 9.6 7.5 – 11.7
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 317 10.0 8.7 – 11.3
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 87 10.6 6.8 – 14.4
Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA 63 9.9 7.2 – 12.7
Philadelphia, PA 106 10.5 8.2 – 12.9
Pittsburgh, PA 108 7.5 5.8 – 9.3
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 738 12.5 10.8 – 14.3
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 143 9.7 7.8 – 11.7
Columbia, SC 106 9.5 6.9 – 12.0
Florence, SC 47 7.5 4.9 – 10.2
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 137 9.9 7.8 – 12.1
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 35 5.3 3.2 – 7.4
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 79 6.8 4.4 – 9.2
Spartanburg, SC 58 8.0 5.2 – 10.7
Aberdeen, SD 39 7.1 4.0 – 10.1
Rapid City, SD 80 7.3 4.8 – 9.7
Sioux Falls, SD 84 5.8 3.8 – 7.8
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 73 14.7 10.5 – 18.9
Knoxville, TN 64 11.7 8.0 – 15.3
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 82 8.1 5.6 – 10.5
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN 75 8.5 5.9 – 11.2
Austin-Round Rock, TX 134 7.5 5.4 – 9.7
Corpus Christi, TX 57 7.4 4.4 – 10.4
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX 88 9.1 6.1 – 12.0
El Paso, TX 32 7.2 4.1 – 10.6
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 56 9.1 6.0 – 12.2
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 178 5.9 3.7 – 8.1
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 54 6.5 3.8 – 9.3
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 172 10.0 8.3 – 11.7
Provo-Orem, UT 125 7.3 5.7 – 8.9
Salt Lake City, UT 317 9.3 8.1 – 10.5
Burlington-South Burlington, VT 172 11.4 9.2 – 13.5
Richmond, VA 123 7.2 5.4 – 9.1
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 204 10.7 8.6 – 12.8
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA 359 8.6 7.6 – 9.7
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 125 11.5 9.0 – 14.0
Charleston, WV 81 9.8 7.3 – 12.2
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 115 9.0 6.9 – 11.1
San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR 345 11.7 10.1 – 13.2
Median 9.1
Range (Minimum–Maximum) 3.3%–15.0%

Notes: CI, 95% confidence interval.

SOURCE: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System > Prevalence Data and Analysis Tools > BRFSS Prevalence & Trends Data, available at https://nccd.cdc.gov/BRFSSPrevalence/rdPage.aspx?rdReport=DPH_BRFSS.ExploreByLocation&irbLocationType=MMSA&islLocation=&islClass=&islTopic=&islYear=

Page last reviewed: May 12, 2020