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 Asthma* Prevalence by State or Territory (2018)
State or Territory Adult Current Asthma* Prevalence by State or Territory (2018)
State or Territory Number with Current Asthma Percent with Current Asthma (SE)
Alabama 394,634 10.5 (0.52)
Alaska 50,685 9.2 (0.78)
Arizona 545,104 10.0 (0.54)
Arkansas 225,853 9.8 (0.63)
California 2,607,598 8.5 (0.34)
Colorado 399,357 9.1 (0.37)
Connecticut 290,278 10.3 (0.40)
Delaware 77,035 10.1 (0.62)
District of Columbia 66,441 11.6 (0.70)
Florida 1,495,632 8.7 (0.47)
Georgia 714,569 8.9 (0.38)
Hawaii 104,368 9.3 (0.46)
Idaho 111,954 8.6 (0.63)
Illinois 860,007 8.7 (0.47)
Indiana 509,651 10.0 (0.45)
Iowa 190,960 7.9 (0.33)
Kansas 214,698 9.8 (0.38)
Kentucky 395,345 11.5 (0.59)
Louisiana 316,423 8.9 (0.64)
Maine 132,126 12.3 (0.57)
Maryland 439,909 9.3 (0.36)
Massachusetts 558,435 10.2 (0.49)
Michigan 872,519 11.2 (0.41)
Minnesota 357,232 8.3 (0.26)
Mississippi 218,223 9.7 (0.51)
Missouri 444,334 9.4 (0.54)
Montana 82,660 10.0 (0.58)
Nebraska 128,793 8.9 (0.38)
Nevada 186,787 8.0 (0.76)
New Hampshire 128,307 11.8 (0.65)
New Jersey 593,242 8.4 (0.72)
New Mexico 157,177 9.9 (0.51)
New York 1,578,011 10.1 (0.30)
North Carolina 757,790 9.4 (0.57)
North Dakota 46,996 8.2 (0.54)
Ohio 854,186 9.4 (0.40)
Oklahoma 307,581 10.3 (0.55)
Oregon 383,340 11.6 (0.53)
Pennsylvania 1,012,588 10.0 (0.49)
Rhode Island 101,251 11.9 (0.64)
South Carolina 360,353 9.1 (0.40)
South Dakota 51,652 7.9 (0.60)
Tennessee 513,084 9.8 (0.57)
Texas 1,572,815 7.4 (0.47)
Utah 206,360 9.3 (0.37)
Vermont 60,216 12.0 (0.61)
Virginia 563,510 8.5 (0.39)
Washington 558,951 9.6 (0.35)
West Virginia 175,368 12.3 (0.59)
Wisconsin 408,318 9.0 (0.56)
Wyoming 38,099 8.7 (0.54)
Guam 5,272 5.0 (0.67)
Puerto Rico 303,623 11.1 (0.56)

Note: SE = Standard Error
*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: 2018 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

State
Asthma Mortality by State (2018)
State Asthma Mortality by State (2018)
State Number of Deathsa Death Ratea,b per million
Alabama 61 11.0
Alaska 14 Unreliable
Arizona 92 11.4
Arkansas 31 9.5
California 387 8.9
Colorado 46 7.7
Connecticut 42 9.7
Delaware 12 Unreliable
District of Columbia 10 Unreliable
Florida 211 8.1
Georgia 98 9.2
Hawaii 34 20.6
Idaho 19 Unreliable
Illinois 137 9.9
Indiana 73 9.9
Iowa 41 11.5
Kansas 29 8.8
Kentucky 27 5.8
Louisiana 55 11.3
Maine 13 Unreliable
Maryland 49 7.3
Massachusetts 67 8.3
Michigan 98 9.0
Minnesota 62 9.4
Mississippi 51 15.5
Missouri 84 12.9
Montana 10 Unreliable
Nebraska 23 10.3
Nevada 32 10.8
New Hampshire 15 Unreliable
New Jersey 93 9.0
New Mexico 20 8.0
New York 267 11.7
North Carolina 94 8.3
North Dakota Suppressed Suppressed
Ohio 124 9.3
Oklahoma 38 8.7
Oregon 58 11.4
Pennsylvania 135 8.4
Rhode Island Suppressed Suppressed
South Carolina 60 10.4
South Dakota Suppressed Suppressed
Tennessee 77 10.3
Texas 215 7.7
Utah 30 10.9
Vermont Suppressed Suppressed
Virginia 92 9.9
Washington 86 10.4
West Virginia 20 8.2
Wisconsin 71 10.1
Wyoming Suppressed Suppressed
Total 3,441 9.4

aUnderlying cause of death is asthma (ICD-10-CM codes: J45-J46)
bPopulation-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: March 24, 2020