State Cancer Profiles

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/01/2014 6:30 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.
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
State Met
Objective
of 12.0%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States No 18.9 (18.7, 19.2) 74,665
Kentucky No 28.4 (27.0, 29.8) 2,536
West Virginia No 28.3 (26.8, 29.8) 1,286
Arkansas No 25.1 (23.5, 26.9) 1,013
Tennessee No 25.0 (23.5, 26.5) 1,477
Louisiana No 24.9 (23.3, 26.5) 1,704
Indiana No 24.1 (22.9, 25.3) 1,753
Mississippi No 24.0 (22.5, 25.5) 1,412
Missouri No 24.0 (22.5, 25.6) 1,346
Alabama No 23.8 (22.4, 25.3) 1,636
Michigan No 23.4 (22.2, 24.7) 1,825
Ohio No 23.4 (22.3, 24.5) 2,463
Oklahoma No 23.3 (22.1, 24.6) 1,635
South Carolina No 22.6 (21.5, 23.8) 2,164
South Dakota No 22.0 (20.6, 23.5) 1,440
Wyoming No 21.9 (20.1, 23.9) 941
Pennsylvania No 21.4 (20.5, 22.4) 3,591
North Dakota No 21.3 (19.7, 23.1) 796
North Carolina No 20.9 (20.0, 22.0) 2,142
Alaska No 20.6 (18.9, 22.4) 835
Georgia No 20.4 (18.9, 22.0) 964
Wisconsin No 20.4 (18.7, 22.1) 906
Maine No 20.3 (19.3, 21.5) 1,595
Delaware No 19.8 (18.3, 21.4) 852
District of Columbia No 19.8 (17.6, 22.2) 502
Nebraska No 19.8 (18.9, 20.6) 3,021
Montana No 19.7 (18.6, 20.9) 1,513
Kansas No 19.5 (18.5, 20.5) 1,840
New Mexico No 19.4 (18.3, 20.6) 1,461
Virginia No 19.1 (17.8, 20.4) 1,089
Minnesota No 18.8 (17.9, 19.8) 1,912
Illinois No 18.6 (17.0, 20.3) 793
Nevada No 18.3 (16.8, 20.0) 846
Iowa No 18.2 (17.1, 19.4) 1,053
Texas No 18.2 (17.1, 19.4) 1,323
Oregon No 17.9 (16.5, 19.5) 714
Colorado No 17.8 (16.8, 18.8) 1,731
Florida No 17.6 (16.2, 19.1) 1,113
Rhode Island No 17.6 (16.2, 19.1) 825
New Jersey No 17.4 (16.5, 18.4) 2,269
New Hampshire No 17.3 (15.9, 18.7) 998
Washington No 17.3 (16.4, 18.2) 2,031
Arizona No 17.2 (15.7, 18.7) 1,082
Massachusetts No 16.5 (15.7, 17.3) 3,183
Vermont No 16.5 (15.2, 17.9) 796
Idaho No 16.3 (14.6, 18.2) 789
New York No 16.3 (15.0, 17.8) 875
Maryland No 16.2 (15.1, 17.5) 1,688
Connecticut No 16.1 (14.9, 17.3) 1,175
Hawaii No 14.6 (13.4, 16.0) 1,055
California No 12.6 (11.8, 13.4) 1,632
Utah Yes 10.6 (9.8, 11.4) 1,044