Screening and Risk Factors Table

New: Bias-adjusted modeled estimates for breast or cervical screening or smoking.
  • How do you find them?

    These estimates are only available for

    • Mammogram in Past 2 Years, Age 40+
    • Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, No Hysterectomy, Ages 18+
    • Smokers (current or ever), Age 18+

    Select one of those statistics in the Screening and Risk Factors drop-down, and then you can choose Bias-Adjusted Modeled Estimates in the Data Type drop-down.

    For more about what these estimates are, see the Data Type Explanation.

  • Why are they different?

    At the state level, for selected statistics, you can choose between bias-adjusted modeled estimates and BRFSS direct estimates. You will find that the numbers are different. For example, the direct estimate for current smokers in Kentucky is 24.8%, while the bias-adjusted modeled estimate is 30.0%.

    One big difference is that the direct estimate is from data collected in 2010, while the bias-adjusted estimate relies on pooled data from 2000 through 2003.

    Newer bias-adjusted estimates are being modeled now and should be available by mid-2012.

    Another difference is that the modeled estimates use data from BRFSS as well as another survey (NHIS) that has a smaller but more representative sample. For similar time periods, the modeled estimates may be closer to the true value.

    See the Data Type Explanation.

    The model uses multiple years to provide reasonable sample sizes (mainly for estimates at the county level), and needs at least two years of data from each survey. For the screening questions, which are not asked every year, that will mean grouping 2004 to 2009. For smoking, the period will be 2007 to 2009.

Data Options

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2012 BRFSS Data)

No Leisure Time Physical Activity
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 18+
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: PA-1
Reduce the proportion of adults who engage in no leisure-time physical activity

Sorted by Percent
State
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Met
Objective
of 32.6%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States Yes 23.3 (23.0, 23.5) 114,186
Arkansas Yes 31.6 (29.9, 33.4) 1,737
West Virginia Yes 31.0 (29.5, 32.4) 1,741
Mississippi Yes 30.8 (29.4, 32.3) 2,599
Louisiana Yes 30.0 (28.5, 31.6) 3,097
Kentucky Yes 29.7 (28.4, 31.0) 3,706
Tennessee Yes 28.6 (27.2, 30.1) 2,276
Oklahoma Yes 28.3 (27.0, 29.6) 2,543
Alabama Yes 27.3 (25.9, 28.6) 2,676
Texas Yes 27.2 (25.9, 28.5) 2,443
Indiana Yes 25.8 (24.6, 27.1) 2,441
Ohio Yes 25.3 (24.3, 26.3) 3,635
South Carolina Yes 25.1 (24.0, 26.2) 3,478
New Jersey Yes 25.0 (24.0, 26.0) 4,127
North Carolina Yes 24.9 (23.9, 25.9) 3,209
Missouri Yes 24.7 (23.3, 26.2) 1,872
New York Yes 24.7 (23.1, 26.3) 1,476
North Dakota Yes 23.8 (22.2, 25.4) 1,211
Georgia Yes 23.7 (22.2, 25.1) 1,670
Rhode Island Yes 23.6 (22.1, 25.1) 1,346
Delaware Yes 23.5 (22.0, 25.2) 1,257
Pennsylvania Yes 23.5 (22.6, 24.4) 5,041
Florida Yes 23.3 (21.9, 24.9) 1,875
Michigan Yes 23.3 (22.1, 24.5) 2,514
Maryland Yes 23.0 (21.7, 24.3) 3,070
Iowa Yes 22.9 (21.8, 24.2) 1,767
Kansas Yes 22.9 (21.8, 23.9) 2,795
South Dakota Yes 22.5 (21.0, 24.1) 1,857
Virginia Yes 22.5 (21.3, 23.8) 1,714
Arizona Yes 22.3 (20.7, 23.9) 1,713
Connecticut Yes 22.1 (20.9, 23.4) 2,002
Illinois Yes 21.8 (20.3, 23.4) 1,373
New Mexico Yes 21.8 (20.7, 22.9) 2,000
Nevada Yes 21.2 (19.6, 23.0) 1,043
Wyoming Yes 21.2 (19.6, 22.8) 1,557
Nebraska Yes 21.0 (20.2, 21.8) 4,749
Maine Yes 20.9 (19.9, 22.0) 2,130
Montana Yes 20.6 (19.5, 21.7) 2,064
Wisconsin Yes 20.3 (18.8, 22.0) 1,194
Idaho Yes 20.1 (18.4, 22.0) 1,324
New Hampshire Yes 20.0 (18.7, 21.3) 1,653
Massachusetts Yes 19.8 (19.0, 20.6) 4,959
California Yes 19.2 (18.2, 20.2) 2,643
Washington Yes 19.0 (18.1, 19.9) 2,974
Hawaii Yes 18.7 (17.3, 20.1) 1,345
Alaska Yes 18.5 (17.0, 20.2) 862
Minnesota Yes 17.6 (16.7, 18.5) 2,221
District of Columbia Yes 17.5 (15.7, 19.4) 732
Vermont Yes 17.2 (16.1, 18.4) 1,179
Colorado Yes 17.0 (16.1, 18.0) 2,105
Utah Yes 16.5 (15.6, 17.4) 2,280
Oregon Yes 16.3 (15.0, 17.7) 911
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/20/2014 8:34 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.

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