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 Screening and Risk Factors Report
National Cancer Institute State Cancer Profiles Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2010 BRFSS Data)

Ever had a Sigmoidoscopy or Colonoscopy
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 50+
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: n/a

Sorted by Percent
Explanation of Column Headers

Percent (95% Confidence Interval) - The percent of people
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - Number of people who responded to the survey and are in the current category.

Line by Line Interpretation of the Report

Connecticut
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 75.7 (74.0, 77.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 74.0 to 77.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,239.
  • Massachusetts
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 75.2 (73.9, 76.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 73.9 to 76.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 6,981.
  • New Hampshire
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 75.2 (73.5, 76.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 73.5 to 76.8.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,998.
  • Rhode Island
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 74.5 (72.8, 76.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 72.8 to 76.1.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,167.
  • Maine
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 74.3 (72.9, 75.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 72.9 to 75.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 4,089.
  • Delaware
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 74.0 (71.8, 76.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 71.8 to 76.0.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,135.
  • Vermont
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 73.1 (71.5, 74.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 71.5 to 74.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,399.
  • Maryland
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 72.3 (70.7, 73.9) with a 95% confidence interval from 70.7 to 73.9.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,996.
  • Minnesota
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 72.2 (70.4, 74.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 70.4 to 74.0.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,932.
  • New York
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 71.2 (69.7, 72.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 69.7 to 72.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 4,086.
  • Michigan
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 70.9 (69.4, 72.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 69.4 to 72.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 4,429.
  • District of Columbia
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 70.8 (68.5, 73.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 68.5 to 73.0.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,783.
  • Washington
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 70.7 (69.7, 71.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 69.7 to 71.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 9,700.
  • Utah
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 69.9 (68.4, 71.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 68.4 to 71.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,894.
  • North Carolina
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 69.6 (68.1, 71.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 68.1 to 71.2.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 5,534.
  • Wisconsin
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 69.4 (67.3, 71.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 67.3 to 71.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,049.
  • Virginia
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 69.3 (67.0, 71.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 67.0 to 71.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,337.
  • Florida
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 68.2 (66.8, 69.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 66.8 to 69.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 17,042.
  • Pennsylvania
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 68.0 (66.5, 69.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 66.5 to 69.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 5,061.
  • Georgia
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 67.7 (65.7, 69.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 65.7 to 69.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,439.
  • South Carolina
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 67.3 (65.4, 69.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 65.4 to 69.1.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 4,410.
  • South Dakota
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 67.1 (65.3, 68.9) with a 95% confidence interval from 65.3 to 68.9.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,854.
  • Arizona
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 66.8 (64.3, 69.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 64.3 to 69.2.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,582.
  • Oregon
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 66.1 (64.2, 67.9) with a 95% confidence interval from 64.2 to 67.9.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,411.
  • New Jersey
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 65.6 (64.0, 67.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 64.0 to 67.1.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 4,716.
  • Colorado
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 65.3 (63.8, 66.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 63.8 to 66.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 4,644.
  • Missouri
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 65.2 (62.9, 67.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 62.9 to 67.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,318.
  • Iowa
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 64.2 (62.5, 65.9) with a 95% confidence interval from 62.5 to 65.9.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,693.
  • Kansas
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 64.2 (62.7, 65.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 62.7 to 65.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,819.
  • Ohio
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 64.0 (62.5, 65.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 62.5 to 65.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 4,184.
  • Alabama
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 63.9 (62.0, 65.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 62.0 to 65.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,284.
  • Kentucky
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 63.7 (61.7, 65.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 61.7 to 65.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,387.
  • Indiana
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 62.8 (61.2, 64.3) with a 95% confidence interval from 61.2 to 64.3.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 4,230.
  • Alaska
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 61.9 (57.5, 66.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 57.5 to 66.1.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 603.
  • Illinois
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 61.9 (59.6, 64.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 59.6 to 64.1.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,149.
  • Nebraska
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 61.8 (60.2, 63.3) with a 95% confidence interval from 60.2 to 63.3.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 6,637.
  • Texas
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 61.6 (59.7, 63.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 59.7 to 63.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 7,018.
  • California
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 61.5 (60.2, 62.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 60.2 to 62.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 6,773.
  • Hawaii
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 61.5 (59.5, 63.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 59.5 to 63.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,782.
  • Nevada
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 61.5 (58.5, 64.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 58.5 to 64.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,560.
  • New Mexico
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 61.3 (59.5, 63.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 59.5 to 63.0.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,855.
  • North Dakota
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 61.1 (59.2, 63.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 59.2 to 63.1.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,903.
  • Montana
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 61.0 (59.2, 62.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 59.2 to 62.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,025.
  • Arkansas
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 60.9 (58.7, 63.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 58.7 to 63.2.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,776.
  • Louisiana
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 60.8 (59.1, 62.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 59.1 to 62.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,805.
  • Tennessee
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 60.5 (58.3, 62.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 58.3 to 62.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,363.
  • Idaho
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 59.8 (58.0, 61.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 58.0 to 61.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,814.
  • Mississippi
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 59.5 (57.8, 61.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 57.8 to 61.2.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,388.
  • Wyoming
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 59.3 (57.5, 61.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 57.5 to 61.1.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,455.
  • Oklahoma
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 58.0 (56.4, 59.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 56.4 to 59.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,123.
  • West Virginia
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 54.4 (52.3, 56.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 52.3 to 56.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,653.


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/16/2014 7:28 am.
    1 n/a - There is not a specific Healthy People 2020 Objective for this data item.
    2 2010 BRFSS Survey Data is the source for this data collected by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    BRFSS Prevalence estimates presented here may vary from other published estimates due to differences in the methodology used to generate estimates.