Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

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 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


United States


Wyoming


Alaska


Montana


Arkansas


New Mexico


North Dakota


Mississippi


Texas


Oklahoma


Arizona


Nevada


Louisiana


Idaho


Indiana


Illinois


Nebraska


New Jersey


South Dakota


Kentucky


West Virginia


Ohio


Missouri


Kansas


Hawaii


Tennessee


South Carolina


Colorado


Oregon


Alabama


Florida


Iowa


Pennsylvania


California


District of Columbia


Washington


Georgia


Utah


Virginia


North Carolina


Michigan


New York


Maryland


Minnesota


Vermont


Wisconsin


Delaware


Connecticut


Rhode Island


Maine


New Hampshire


Massachusetts




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 02/12/2016 7:30 pm.

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.