Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2012 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
Kentucky
West Virginia
Arkansas
Tennessee
Louisiana
Indiana
Mississippi
Missouri
Alabama
Michigan
Ohio
Oklahoma
South Carolina
South Dakota
Wyoming
Pennsylvania
North Dakota
North Carolina
Alaska
Georgia
Wisconsin
Maine
Delaware
District of Columbia
Nebraska
Montana
Kansas
New Mexico
Virginia
Minnesota
Illinois
Nevada
Iowa
Texas
Oregon
Colorado
Florida
Rhode Island
New Jersey
New Hampshire
Washington
Arizona
Massachusetts
Vermont
Idaho
New York
Maryland
Connecticut
Hawaii
California
Utah


Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/01/2014 12:02 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.