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 Screening and Risk Factors Report
National Cancer Institute State Cancer Profiles Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2011 BRFSS Data)

Current Smoker
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 18+
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: TU-1.1
Reduce tobacco use by adults: Cigarette smoking

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
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 20.2 (19.9, 20.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 19.9 to 20.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 82,897.
  • Utah
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was met.
  • Percent - The percent is 11.8 (11.0, 12.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.0 to 12.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,255.
  • California
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 13.6 (12.9, 14.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.9 to 14.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,051.
  • Hawaii
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 16.8 (15.5, 18.3) with a 95% confidence interval from 15.5 to 18.3.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,032.
  • New Jersey
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 16.9 (15.9, 17.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 15.9 to 17.8.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,250.
  • Connecticut
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 17.2 (15.9, 18.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 15.9 to 18.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 949.
  • Idaho
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 17.2 (15.6, 19.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 15.6 to 19.0.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 847.
  • Washington
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 17.6 (16.5, 18.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 16.5 to 18.8.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,986.
  • New York
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 18.2 (17.0, 19.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 17.0 to 19.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,198.
  • Colorado
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 18.3 (17.3, 19.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 17.3 to 19.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,944.
  • Massachusetts
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 18.3 (17.4, 19.3) with a 95% confidence interval from 17.4 to 19.3.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,578.
  • Arizona
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 19.1 (17.2, 21.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 17.2 to 21.1.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 973.
  • Minnesota
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 19.1 (18.2, 20.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 18.2 to 20.2.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,460.
  • Vermont
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 19.1 (17.8, 20.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 17.8 to 20.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 988.
  • Maryland
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 19.2 (17.9, 20.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 17.9 to 20.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,461.
  • Texas
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 19.2 (18.1, 20.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 18.1 to 20.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,158.
  • Florida
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 19.4 (18.2, 20.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 18.2 to 20.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,062.
  • New Hampshire
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 19.5 (18.1, 21.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 18.1 to 21.0.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 956.
  • Oregon
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 19.8 (18.3, 21.3) with a 95% confidence interval from 18.3 to 21.3.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 980.
  • Nebraska
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 20.0 (19.3, 20.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 19.3 to 20.8.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 4,190.
  • Rhode Island
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 20.1 (18.6, 21.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 18.6 to 21.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,041.
  • Iowa
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 20.3 (19.1, 21.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 19.1 to 21.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,174.
  • District of Columbia
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 20.8 (18.8, 22.9) with a 95% confidence interval from 18.8 to 22.9.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 679.
  • Illinois
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 20.9 (19.2, 22.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 19.2 to 22.8.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 887.
  • Virginia
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 20.9 (19.4, 22.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 19.4 to 22.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,124.
  • Wisconsin
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 20.9 (19.1, 22.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 19.1 to 22.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 934.
  • Georgia
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 21.3 (20.0, 22.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 20.0 to 22.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,602.
  • New Mexico
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 21.5 (20.3, 22.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 20.3 to 22.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,653.
  • Delaware
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 21.8 (20.0, 23.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 20.0 to 23.8.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 830.
  • North Carolina
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 21.8 (20.6, 23.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 20.6 to 23.2.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,002.
  • North Dakota
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 21.9 (20.4, 23.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 20.4 to 23.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 854.
  • Kansas
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 22.0 (21.2, 22.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 21.2 to 22.8.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,534.
  • Montana
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 22.1 (20.8, 23.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 20.8 to 23.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,857.
  • Pennsylvania
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 22.5 (21.4, 23.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 21.4 to 23.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,219.
  • Maine
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 22.8 (21.7, 23.9) with a 95% confidence interval from 21.7 to 23.9.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,206.
  • Alaska
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 22.9 (20.9, 25.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 20.9 to 25.0.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 732.
  • Nevada
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 23.0 (21.1, 25.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 21.1 to 25.1.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,070.
  • South Dakota
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 23.1 (21.2, 25.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 21.2 to 25.1.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,475.
  • Tennessee
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 23.1 (20.8, 25.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 20.8 to 25.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,138.
  • Wyoming
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 23.1 (21.6, 24.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 21.6 to 24.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,236.
  • South Carolina
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 23.2 (22.0, 24.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 22.0 to 24.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,356.
  • Michigan
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 23.3 (22.1, 24.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 22.1 to 24.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,987.
  • Alabama
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 24.4 (22.9, 25.9) with a 95% confidence interval from 22.9 to 25.9.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,483.
  • Missouri
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 25.1 (23.5, 26.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 23.5 to 26.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,361.
  • Ohio
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 25.1 (23.8, 26.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 23.8 to 26.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,974.
  • Indiana
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 25.7 (24.3, 27.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 24.3 to 27.0.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,733.
  • Louisiana
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 25.7 (24.4, 27.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 24.4 to 27.2.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,164.
  • Mississippi
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 26.0 (24.7, 27.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 24.7 to 27.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,748.
  • Oklahoma
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 26.1 (24.7, 27.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 24.7 to 27.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,854.
  • Arkansas
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 26.9 (24.8, 29.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 24.8 to 29.1.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 916.
  • West Virginia
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 28.6 (27.0, 30.3) with a 95% confidence interval from 27.0 to 30.3.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,249.
  • Kentucky
  • Met Objective of 12.0%?1 - The Healthy People 2020 Objective was not met.
  • Percent - The percent is 29.0 (27.6, 30.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 27.6 to 30.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,507.


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/30/2014 5:15 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 2011 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.