Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2014 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


Maine


Rhode Island


New Hampshire


Wisconsin


Connecticut


Delaware


Minnesota


Michigan


North Carolina


Maryland


Vermont


Utah


Washington


Hawaii


Virginia


New York


District of Columbia


Iowa


South Carolina


Kentucky


Oregon


Pennsylvania


Colorado


South Dakota


Florida


Georgia


California


Ohio


New Jersey


Tennessee


Alabama


Kansas


West Virginia


Louisiana


Nebraska


Arizona


Montana


Missouri


North Dakota


Indiana


Illinois


New Mexico


Idaho


Texas


Arkansas


Mississippi


Alaska


Nevada


Oklahoma


Wyoming




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/27/2016 12:36 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 2014 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.