Of the 100 cities ranked, these 10 are the best.  For the most part, they have less poverty, better school asthma programs, and better access to health care. But they also have cleaner air and good smoking bans. The result: fewer ER visits and deaths, and easier living with asthma.

Here’s the list:

10. Austin, TX
9. Raleigh, NC
8. Sarasota, FL
7. Cape Coral, FL
6. Palm Bay, FL
5. Abilene, TX
4. San Jose, CA
3. Seattle
2. Boise, ID
1. San Francisco