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 11/21/2014 2:03 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.