Most Recent Asthma State or Territory Data

These tables feature the latest national and state statistics on the burden of asthma among children and adults. 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.

See footnote for data source.

See also: National DataArchived Most Recent Data

State or Territory Data

State or Territory
Adult Current Asthma1 Prevalence by State or Territory (2019)
State or Territory Adult Current Asthma* Prevalence by State or Territory (2019)
State or Territory Number with Current Asthma Percent with Current Asthma (SE)
Alabama 360,965 9.5 (0.49)
Alaska 54,239 9.9 (0.91)
Arizona 544,394 9.7 (0.52)
Arkansas 215,095 9.3 (0.58)
California 2,405,797 7.8 (0.32)
Colorado 434,603 9.7 (0.38)
Connecticut 297,971 10.5 (0.46)
Delaware 75,119 9.8 (0.71)
District of Columbia 65,253 11.4 (0.84)
Florida 1,292,568 7.4 (0.41)
Georgia 620,794 7.7 (0.49)
Hawaii 106,413 9.6 (0.47)
Idaho 131,709 10.0 (0.62)
Illinois 808,461 8.2 (0.44)
Indiana 499,841 9.8 (0.40)
Iowa 194,614 8.0 (0.34)
Kansas 217,474 9.9 (0.36)
Kentucky 326,678 9.5 (0.52)
Louisiana 280,621 7.9 (0.46)
Maine 127,896 11.8 (0.56)
Maryland 424,051 9.0 (0.34)
Massachusetts 570,379 10.3 (0.45)
Michigan 867,732 11.1 (0.43)
Minnesota 358,668 8.3 (0.27)
Mississippi 225,468 9.9 (0.59)
Missouri 479,037 10.1 (0.50)
Montana 83,280 10.0 (0.46)
Nebraska 116,768 8.0 (0.33)
Nevada 224,825 9.4 (0.75)
New Hampshire 119,305 10.8 (0.57)
New Jersey 2 2
New Mexico 134,715 8.4 (0.49)
New York 1,419,951 9.3 (0.35)
North Carolina 681,689 8.3 (0.48)
North Dakota 47,369 8.1 (0.56)
Ohio 1,009,034 11.1 (0.46)
Oklahoma 302,947 10.2 (0.48)
Oregon 369,735 11.1 (0.50)
Pennsylvania 1,104,033 10.9 (0.51)
Rhode Island 94,817 11.2 (0.61)
South Carolina 376,358 9.4 (0.50)
South Dakota 56,510 8.5 (0.76)
Tennessee 463,655 8.8 (0.48)
Texas 1,532,311 7.1 (0.45)
Utah 223,768 9.9 (0.36)
Vermont 59,140 11.6 (0.62)
Virginia 586,339 8.8 (0.38)
Washington 590,642 9.9 (0.35)
West Virginia 164,016 11.5 (0.59)
Wisconsin 460,075 10.2 (0.59)
Wyoming 41,968 9.5 (0.66)
Guam 5,556 5.2 (0.92)
Puerto Rico 287,511 10.5 (0.48)

Abbreviation: SE = Standard Error.
1Includes persons who answered "yes" to the questions: "Have you EVER been told by a doctor or other health professional that you had asthma?" and "Do you still have asthma?"
2Minimum data collection requirements were not met.
Source: 2019 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).

State
Asthma Mortality by State (2019)
State Asthma Mortality by State (2019)
State Number of Deaths1 Crude Death Rate (SE)1 per Million Adjusted Death Rate (SE)1,2 per Million
Alabama 58 11.8 (1.55) 11.1 (1.51)
Alaska 3 3 3
Arizona 87 12.0 (1.28) 10.9 (1.20)
Arkansas 36 11.9 (1.99) 11.3 (1.94)
California 377 9.5 (0.49) 8.7 (0.46)
Colorado 54 9.4 (1.28) 8.9 (1.23)
Connecticut 43 12.1 (1.84) 10.3 (1.63)
Delaware 3 3 3
District of Columbia 3 3 3
Florida 199 9.3 (0.66) 7.9 (0.59)
Georgia 115 10.8 (1.01) 10.5 (0.99)
Hawaii 25 17.7 (3.53) 13.8 (2.88)
Idaho 18 3 (2.37) 3 (2.31)
Illinois 171 13.5 (1.03) 12.2 (0.95)
Indiana 86 12.8 (1.38) 12.0 (1.32)
Iowa 54 17.1 (2.33) 14.9 (2.11)
Kansas 31 10.6 (1.91) 9.2 (1.69)
Kentucky 32 7.2 (1.27) 7.3 (1.32)
Louisiana 40 8.6 (1.36) 7.9 (1.28)
Maine 17 3 (3.07) 3 (2.63)
Maryland 77 12.7 (1.45) 11.6 (1.36)
Massachusetts 80 11.6 (1.30) 10.0 (1.15)
Michigan 106 10.6 (1.03) 9.9 (1.00)
Minnesota 78 13.8 (1.57) 12.6 (1.46)
Mississippi 58 19.5 (2.56) 18.1 (2.44)
Missouri 60 9.8 (1.26) 9.0 (1.20)
Montana 10 3 (2.96) 3 (2.57)
Nebraska 36 18.6 (3.10) 15.9 (2.72)
Nevada 26 8.4 (1.66) 8.5 (1.68)
New Hampshire 10 3 (2.33) 3 (2.00)
New Jersey 113 12.7 (1.20) 11.4 (1.11)
New Mexico 25 11.9 (2.38) 10.2 (2.10)
New York 287 14.8 (0.87) 12.9 (0.79)
North Carolina 93 8.9 (0.92) 8.1 (0.86)
North Dakota 3 3 3
Ohio 123 10.5 (0.95) 9.2 (0.86)
Oklahoma 50 12.6 (1.79) 11.9 (1.72)
Oregon 41 9.7 (1.52) 7.7 (1.24)
Pennsylvania 120 9.4 (0.86) 8.0 (0.77)
Rhode Island 11 3 (3.13) 3 (3.08)
South Carolina 50 9.7 (1.37) 8.4 (1.23)
South Dakota 3 3 3
Tennessee 70 10.3 (1.23) 9.9 (1.21)
Texas 205 7.1 (0.49) 7.1 (0.51)
Utah 25 7.8 (1.56) 9.4 (1.90)
Vermont 10 3 (5.07) 3 (4.36)
Virginia 95 11.1 (1.14) 10.1 (1.06)
Washington 82 10.8 (1.19) 9.5 (1.07)
West Virginia 15 3 (2.16) 3 (1.75)
Wisconsin 79 13.6 (1.53) 11.4 (1.32)
Wyoming 3 3 3
Total 3,524 10.7 (0.18) 9.7 (0.17)

1Underlying cause of death is asthma (ICD-10 codes: J45-J46).
2Population-based rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 standard population.
3Suppressed because <20 deaths.
Source: CDC Wonder.

Page last reviewed: March 30, 2021