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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)

Ever Smoked 100 Cigarettes
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 18+
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: n/a

Sorted by Name
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?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 45.0 (44.7, 45.3) with a 95% confidence interval from 44.7 to 45.3.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 227,960.
  • Alabama
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 49.4 (47.8, 51.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 47.8 to 51.1.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,602.
  • Alaska
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 50.9 (48.5, 53.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 48.5 to 53.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,815.
  • Arizona
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 43.8 (41.5, 46.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 41.5 to 46.2.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,992.
  • Arkansas
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 52.1 (49.8, 54.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 49.8 to 54.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,295.
  • California
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 37.5 (36.5, 38.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 36.5 to 38.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 7,360.
  • Colorado
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 45.4 (44.1, 46.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 44.1 to 46.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 6,235.
  • Connecticut
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 45.1 (43.4, 46.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 43.4 to 46.8.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,127.
  • Delaware
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 50.0 (47.9, 52.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 47.9 to 52.1.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,407.
  • District of Columbia
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 42.8 (40.5, 45.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 40.5 to 45.0.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 1,962.
  • Florida
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 47.4 (46.0, 48.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 46.0 to 48.8.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 6,189.
  • Georgia
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 43.4 (41.9, 45.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 41.9 to 45.0.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 4,195.
  • Hawaii
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 42.8 (41.1, 44.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 41.1 to 44.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,364.
  • Idaho
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 41.5 (39.5, 43.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 39.5 to 43.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,477.
  • Illinois
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 45.3 (43.4, 47.3) with a 95% confidence interval from 43.4 to 47.3.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,505.
  • Indiana
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 50.3 (48.8, 51.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 48.8 to 51.8.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 4,085.
  • Iowa
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 45.4 (44.0, 46.9) with a 95% confidence interval from 44.0 to 46.9.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,222.
  • Kansas
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 44.5 (43.6, 45.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 43.6 to 45.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 9,037.
  • Kentucky
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 53.4 (51.8, 54.9) with a 95% confidence interval from 51.8 to 54.9.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 5,552.
  • Louisiana
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 47.8 (46.3, 49.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 46.3 to 49.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 5,054.
  • Maine
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 54.4 (53.3, 55.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 53.3 to 55.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 6,889.
  • Maryland
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 41.8 (40.3, 43.3) with a 95% confidence interval from 40.3 to 43.3.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 4,406.
  • Massachusetts
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 46.5 (45.4, 47.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 45.4 to 47.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 10,652.
  • Michigan
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 49.1 (47.6, 50.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 47.6 to 50.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 5,395.
  • Minnesota
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 45.3 (44.1, 46.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 44.1 to 46.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 6,988.
  • Mississippi
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 47.4 (45.9, 48.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 45.9 to 48.8.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,928.
  • Missouri
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 50.1 (48.4, 51.9) with a 95% confidence interval from 48.4 to 51.9.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,133.
  • Montana
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 49.0 (47.5, 50.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 47.5 to 50.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 5,011.
  • Nebraska
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 44.3 (43.4, 45.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 43.4 to 45.2.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 10,975.
  • Nevada
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 47.6 (45.2, 50.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 45.2 to 50.0.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,754.
  • New Hampshire
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 48.7 (47.0, 50.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 47.0 to 50.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,179.
  • New Jersey
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 42.7 (41.5, 43.9) with a 95% confidence interval from 41.5 to 43.9.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 6,838.
  • New Mexico
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 46.5 (45.1, 47.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 45.1 to 47.8.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 4,417.
  • New York
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 43.7 (42.2, 45.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 42.2 to 45.2.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,436.
  • North Carolina
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 46.7 (45.2, 48.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 45.2 to 48.2.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 5,357.
  • North Dakota
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 47.2 (45.4, 49.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 45.4 to 49.0.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,394.
  • Ohio
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 50.3 (48.9, 51.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 48.9 to 51.8.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 4,751.
  • Oklahoma
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 50.8 (49.3, 52.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 49.3 to 52.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 4,331.
  • Oregon
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 47.3 (45.5, 49.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 45.5 to 49.0.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,915.
  • Pennsylvania
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 48.0 (46.7, 49.3) with a 95% confidence interval from 46.7 to 49.3.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 5,390.
  • Rhode Island
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 47.7 (46.0, 49.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 46.0 to 49.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,191.
  • South Carolina
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 47.2 (45.8, 48.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 45.8 to 48.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 6,092.
  • South Dakota
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 48.5 (46.4, 50.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 46.4 to 50.6.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,942.
  • Tennessee
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 46.9 (44.2, 49.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 44.2 to 49.7.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,709.
  • Texas
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 41.0 (39.6, 42.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 39.6 to 42.4.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 6,243.
  • Utah
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 27.9 (26.8, 29.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 26.8 to 29.0.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,564.
  • Vermont
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 49.9 (48.3, 51.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 48.3 to 51.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,490.
  • Virginia
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 44.7 (42.9, 46.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 42.9 to 46.5.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,958.
  • Washington
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 43.7 (42.4, 45.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 42.4 to 45.1.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 6,701.
  • West Virginia
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 52.1 (50.5, 53.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 50.5 to 53.8.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,608.
  • Wisconsin
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 47.1 (45.1, 49.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 45.1 to 49.2.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 2,554.
  • Wyoming
  • Met Objective?1 - n/a
  • Percent - The percent is 49.2 (47.5, 51.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 47.5 to 51.0.
  • Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor - The number of people is 3,294.


  • Notes:
    Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/28/2014 7:05 am.
    1 n/a - There is not a specific Healthy People 2020 Objective for this data item.
    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.