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 11/01/2014 4:23 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.