States ranked by percentage of adults with asthma

West Virginia has the highest percentage of adults who suffer from asthma in the country, according to a new ranking from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

The data is based on an analysis of CDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2013-2018 survey results.

Here are the 50 states ranked by adults who report having asthma:

Note: The list includes ties and results in a numerical listing of 32.

1. West Virginia — 12.3 percent

    Maine — 12.3 percent

2. Vermont — 12 percent

3. Rhode Island — 11.9 percent

4. New Hampshire — 11.8 percent

5. Oregon — 11.6 percent

6. Kentucky — 11.5 percent

7. Michigan — 11.2 percent

8. Alabama — 10.5 percent

9. Oklahoma — 10.3 percent

    Connecticut — 10.3 percent

10. Massachusetts — 10.2 percent

11. New York — 10.1 percent

     Delaware — 10.1 percent

12. Pennsylvania — 10 percent

     Arizona — 10 percent

     Indiana — 10 percent

     Montana — 10 percent

13. New Mexico — 9.9 percent

14. Arkansas — 9.8 percent

     Kansas — 9.8 percent

     Tennessee — 9.8 percent

15. Mississippi — 9.7 percent

16. Washington — 9.6 percent

17. Ohio — 9.5 percent

18. Missouri — 9.4 percent

     North Carolina — 9.4 percent

19. Maryland — 9.3 percent

     Hawaii — 9.3 percent

     Utah — 9.3 percent

20. Alaska — 9.2 percent

21. Colorado — 9.1 percent

22. South Carolina — 9 percent

     Wisconsin — 9 percent

23. Georgia — 8.9 percent

      Louisiana — 8.9 percent

      Nebraska — 8.9 percent

24. Florida — 8.7 percent

     Illinois — 8.7 percent

     Wyoming — 8.7 percent

25. Idaho — 8.6 percent

26. Virginia — 8.5 percent

     California — 8.5 percent

27. New Jersey — 8.4 percent

28. Minnesota — 8.3 percent

29. North Dakota — 8.2 percent

30. Nevada — 8 percent

31. Iowa — 7.9 percent

     South Dakota — 7.9 percent

32. Texas — 7.4 percent

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