State Cancer Profiles

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/21/2014 1:53 am.
1 Healthy People 2020 Objectives is managed by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
2 2012 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.

Note: Healthy People 2020 Objectives are age-adjusted to the year 2000 standard population while these estimates are not age-adjusted.
Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2012 BRFSS Data)

FOBT in last year and/or flex sig in last 5 years and FOBT in last 3 years and/or colonoscopy in last 10 years
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 50-75
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-16
Increase the proportion of adults who receive a colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines

Sorted by Name
State Met
Objective
of 70.5%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States No 65.5 (65.0, 65.9) 149,032
Alabama No 66.0 (64.0, 67.9) 3,209
Alaska No 56.2 (53.0, 59.3) 1,093
Arizona No 58.7 (56.0, 61.4) 2,196
Arkansas No 57.0 (54.5, 59.5) 1,497
California No 67.2 (65.4, 69.1) 3,891
Colorado No 65.4 (63.8, 67.0) 3,805
Connecticut Yes 72.3 (70.3, 74.2) 3,009
Delaware Yes 71.6 (69.0, 74.0) 1,841
District of Columbia No 67.3 (63.4, 70.9) 1,277
Florida No 66.1 (63.7, 68.4) 2,574
Georgia No 67.7 (65.4, 70.0) 2,009
Hawaii No 65.0 (62.4, 67.6) 2,129
Idaho No 60.6 (57.6, 63.5) 1,880
Illinois No 61.1 (58.5, 63.6) 1,733
Indiana No 60.6 (58.6, 62.5) 2,528
Iowa No 66.2 (64.4, 68.1) 2,277
Kansas No 64.8 (63.2, 66.4) 3,942
Kentucky No 63.1 (61.1, 65.0) 3,633
Louisiana No 60.3 (58.1, 62.4) 2,997
Maine Yes 73.5 (72.0, 75.0) 3,765
Maryland Yes 70.8 (68.9, 72.6) 4,663
Massachusetts Yes 76.5 (75.2, 77.8) 7,332
Michigan No 69.5 (67.7, 71.2) 3,756
Minnesota Yes 70.9 (69.3, 72.5) 3,983
Mississippi No 58.4 (56.4, 60.5) 2,484
Missouri No 64.2 (61.7, 66.6) 2,132
Montana No 56.5 (54.5, 58.4) 2,430
Nebraska No 61.1 (59.7, 62.6) 5,470
Nevada No 58.7 (55.4, 62.0) 1,441
New Hampshire Yes 75.2 (73.3, 77.0) 2,859
New Jersey No 62.4 (60.7, 64.1) 4,549
New Mexico No 57.8 (56.0, 59.7) 2,403
New York No 69.6 (67.0, 72.1) 1,768
North Carolina No 68.7 (67.0, 70.3) 3,865
North Dakota No 58.3 (55.8, 60.8) 1,384
Ohio No 63.5 (61.8, 65.1) 4,097
Oklahoma No 58.6 (56.7, 60.5) 2,300
Oregon No 65.5 (63.1, 67.9) 1,795
Pennsylvania No 66.9 (65.4, 68.3) 6,449
Rhode Island Yes 73.0 (70.7, 75.2) 1,931
South Carolina No 65.2 (63.5, 67.0) 4,239
South Dakota No 62.6 (59.8, 65.3) 2,259
Tennessee No 65.0 (62.7, 67.2) 2,327
Texas No 58.4 (56.1, 60.6) 2,486
Utah No 68.0 (66.3, 69.7) 3,575
Vermont Yes 71.5 (69.5, 73.5) 2,272
Virginia No 68.0 (66.0, 70.0) 2,491
Washington No 67.5 (66.0, 69.0) 5,391
West Virginia No 63.3 (61.2, 65.4) 1,793
Wisconsin Yes 71.5 (68.7, 74.1) 1,846
Wyoming No 55.9 (53.3, 58.5) 1,977