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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
State
Met
Objective
of 12.0%?1

Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)

Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States No 20.2 (19.9, 20.4) 82,897
Kentucky No 29.0 (27.6, 30.5) 2,507
West Virginia No 28.6 (27.0, 30.3) 1,249
Arkansas No 26.9 (24.8, 29.1) 916
Oklahoma No 26.1 (24.7, 27.5) 1,854
Mississippi No 26.0 (24.7, 27.4) 1,748
Indiana No 25.7 (24.3, 27.0) 1,733
Louisiana No 25.7 (24.4, 27.2) 2,164
Missouri No 25.1 (23.5, 26.7) 1,361
Ohio No 25.1 (23.8, 26.5) 1,974
Alabama No 24.4 (22.9, 25.9) 1,483
Michigan No 23.3 (22.1, 24.7) 1,987
South Carolina No 23.2 (22.0, 24.4) 2,356
South Dakota No 23.1 (21.2, 25.1) 1,475
Tennessee No 23.1 (20.8, 25.6) 1,138
Wyoming No 23.1 (21.6, 24.7) 1,236
Nevada No 23.0 (21.1, 25.1) 1,070
Alaska No 22.9 (20.9, 25.0) 732
Maine No 22.8 (21.7, 23.9) 2,206
Pennsylvania No 22.5 (21.4, 23.7) 2,219
Montana No 22.1 (20.8, 23.4) 1,857
Kansas No 22.0 (21.2, 22.8) 3,534
North Dakota No 21.9 (20.4, 23.6) 854
Delaware No 21.8 (20.0, 23.8) 830
North Carolina No 21.8 (20.6, 23.2) 2,002
New Mexico No 21.5 (20.3, 22.7) 1,653
Georgia No 21.3 (20.0, 22.7) 1,602
Illinois No 20.9 (19.2, 22.8) 887
Virginia No 20.9 (19.4, 22.5) 1,124
Wisconsin No 20.9 (19.1, 22.7) 934
District of Columbia No 20.8 (18.8, 22.9) 679
Iowa No 20.3 (19.1, 21.6) 1,174
Rhode Island No 20.1 (18.6, 21.6) 1,041
Nebraska No 20.0 (19.3, 20.8) 4,190
Oregon No 19.8 (18.3, 21.3) 980
New Hampshire No 19.5 (18.1, 21.0) 956
Florida No 19.4 (18.2, 20.5) 2,062
Maryland No 19.2 (17.9, 20.6) 1,461
Texas No 19.2 (18.1, 20.5) 2,158
Arizona No 19.1 (17.2, 21.1) 973
Minnesota No 19.1 (18.2, 20.2) 2,460
Vermont No 19.1 (17.8, 20.6) 988
Colorado No 18.3 (17.3, 19.4) 1,944
Massachusetts No 18.3 (17.4, 19.3) 3,578
New York No 18.2 (17.0, 19.5) 1,198
Washington No 17.6 (16.5, 18.8) 1,986
Connecticut No 17.2 (15.9, 18.7) 949
Idaho No 17.2 (15.6, 19.0) 847
New Jersey No 16.9 (15.9, 17.8) 2,250
Hawaii No 16.8 (15.5, 18.3) 1,032
California No 13.6 (12.9, 14.4) 2,051
Utah Yes 11.8 (11.0, 12.6) 1,255
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/22/2014 3:30 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.