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


Massachusetts


New Hampshire


Maine


Rhode Island


Connecticut


Delaware


Vermont


Wisconsin


Minnesota


Maryland


New York


Michigan


North Carolina


Utah


Virginia


Georgia


Washington


District of Columbia


California


Pennsylvania


Iowa


Florida


Alabama


Oregon


Colorado


South Carolina


Hawaii


Tennessee


Kansas


Missouri


Ohio


West Virginia


Kentucky


South Dakota


New Jersey


Illinois


Nebraska


Idaho


Indiana


Louisiana


Arizona


Nevada


Oklahoma


Mississippi


Texas


North Dakota


New Mexico


Arkansas


Montana


Alaska


Wyoming




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 02/09/2016 10:52 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.