Asthma Care Quality Improvement

Table 1.1. Lifetime Asthma Prevalence for Adults (Number of Cases Per 100 Population), by State, 2000-2004

State 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Nationwide 10.5 11.2 11.8 11.7 13.3
Alabama 9.1 9.7 11.0 11.6 14.0
Alaska 11.3 11.5 11.6 13.3 13.0
Arizona 11.1 12.4 13.9 12.5 12.4
Arkansas 9.9 10.6 12.1 11.3 12.0
California 11.5 12.4 12.7 13.4 14.0
Colorado 9.5 12.1 12.1 12.4 13.5
Connecticut 10.8 12.3 13.2 12.2 15.3
Delaware 10.4 12.0 11.8 11.7 14.4
District of Columbia 11.0 12.0 14.2 12.7 15.3
Florida 9.1 9.9 10.5 10.1 12.3
Georgia 9.6 11.0 11.7 11.8 12.3
Guam 7.5 12.0 10.3
Hawaii 11.4 12.2 13.4 11.6
Idaho 10.8 11.7 11.8 11.7 13.1
Illinois 10.5 11.3 10.7 11.1 13.1
Indiana 11.2 11.3 11.3 12.0 13.3
Iowa 8.5 9.7 9.0 10.3 10.5
Kansas 10.9 11.7 11.2 11.5 12.0
Kentucky 10.7 10.9 12.8 12.6 13.9
Louisiana 8.0 9.1 10.4 10.2 11.8
Maine 12.5 12.6 13.6 13.4 14.7
Maryland 10.6 11.1 12.7 12.3 13.9
Massachusetts 11.9 13.1 12.9 14.4 14.9
Michigan 10.3 12.4 12.8 13.6 13.4
Minnesota 9.5 10.1 11.3 10.5 11.6
Mississippi 9.8 9.2 10.6 10.9 11.8
Missouri 10.6 12.0 12.5 11.9 13.4
Montana 11.4 11.8 14.5 11.1 13.0
Nebraska 8.7 8.4 10.6 10.3 10.6
Nevada 13.4 13.3 12.4 11.4 12.6
New Hampshire 12.0 12.5 13.9 12.9 15.0
New Jersey 8.7 9.4 11.8 10.9 13.6
New Mexico 10.0 10.8 11.7 10.5 14.7
New York 10.7 11.1 11.5 11.7 14.2
North Carolina 10.1 10.1 10.9 11.3 13.2
North Dakota 9.2 9.1 10.3 10.1 11.0
Ohio 10.9 9.8 10.3 10.8 12.3
Oklahoma 9.2 10.1 11.2 11.8 13.4
Oregon 12.1 13.0 14.0 14.7 16.3
Pennsylvania 9.3 10.7 11.5 11.9 13.1
Puerto Rico 15.9 19.6 19.6 20.7 18.8
Rhode Island 11.7 12.1 12.8 14.4 14.6
South Carolina 10.4 10.8 10.0 10.1 11.8
South Dakota 8.0 7.7 8.6 10.7 10.3
Tennessee 10.4 9.3 12.2 11.8 14.7
Texas 10.5 9.6 11.6 11.3 12.9
Utah 10.3 10.7 12.3 11.3 13.1
Vermont 9.7 12.1 12.7 12.2 15.0
Virginia 10.5 11.4 12.1 12.1 13.3
Virgin Islands 9.2 9.4 9.2 10.3
Washington 11.9 12.0 14.3 13.8 15.5
West Virginia 11.7 12.5 12.8 11.8 15.5
Wisconsin 10.6 10.9 11.7 11.0 12.4
Wyoming 11.8 11.6 11.1 11.2 12.7

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Prevalence Data, 2000-2004. http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/brfss/index.asp

Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 1.1. Lifetime Asthma Prevalence for Adults (Number of Cases Per 100 Population), by State, 2000-2004. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/asthmaqual/asthmacare/table1-1.html