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Fact Sheets

The map below shows quartiles of age-adjusted COPD prevalence (%). Select a state or territory from the drop-down menu or from the map to open the fact sheet for that particular state or territory.

AlaskaOregonCaliforniaNevadaIdahoMontanaWyomingUtahArizonaColoradoNew MexicoNebraskaSouth DakotaNebraskaKansasRhode IslandOklahomaTexasHawaiiMinnesotaIowaMissouriArkansasLouisianaWisconsinIllinoisMichiganIndianaOhioKentuckyTennesseeMississippiAlabamaMaineNew HampshireVermontConnecticutNew YorkNew JerseyPennsylvaniaWest VirginiaMarylandDelawareVirginiaNorth CarolinaSouth CarolinaGeorgiaFloridaDistrict of ColumbiaPuerto RicoWashingtonMassachusettsBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2011 prevalence data showing percentage of adult population by state or territory that reported ever being told by a physician or health professional that they had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis, or emphysema

COPD fact sheets are available. Each fact sheet also includes a figure showing health and health care characteristics by COPD status. Data are from the  Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).

In 2011, some states also collected additional information from BRFSS respondents with COPD about diagnostic procedures, daily medication use, doctor visits, hospital or emergency room visits, and how shortness of breath affects quality of life. In many states, the addition of these questions was supported by an interagency collaboration between the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and CDC.