Screening and Risk Factors Table

New: Bias-adjusted modeled estimates for breast or cervical screening or smoking.
  • How do you find them?

    These estimates are only available for

    • Mammogram in Past 2 Years, Age 40+
    • Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, No Hysterectomy, Ages 18+
    • Smokers (current or ever), Age 18+

    Select one of those statistics in the Screening and Risk Factors drop-down, and then you can choose Bias-Adjusted Modeled Estimates in the Data Type drop-down.

    For more about what these estimates are, see the Data Type Explanation.

  • Why are they different?

    At the state level, for selected statistics, you can choose between bias-adjusted modeled estimates and BRFSS direct estimates. You will find that the numbers are different. For example, the direct estimate for current smokers in Kentucky is 24.8%, while the bias-adjusted modeled estimate is 30.0%.

    One big difference is that the direct estimate is from data collected in 2010, while the bias-adjusted estimate relies on pooled data from 2000 through 2003.

    Newer bias-adjusted estimates are being modeled now and should be available by mid-2012.

    Another difference is that the modeled estimates use data from BRFSS as well as another survey (NHIS) that has a smaller but more representative sample. For similar time periods, the modeled estimates may be closer to the true value.

    See the Data Type Explanation.

    The model uses multiple years to provide reasonable sample sizes (mainly for estimates at the county level), and needs at least two years of data from each survey. For the screening questions, which are not asked every year, that will mean grouping 2004 to 2009. For smoking, the period will be 2007 to 2009.

Data Options

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(2010-2011 Tobacco Use Supplement Data)

Percent of Workers in Non-Smoking Environments (All People)
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 18+
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: n/a

Sorted by Name
State
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Met Objective?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
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Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States n/a1 82.2 (81.8, 82.6) 61,622
Wyoming n/a1 79.6 (76.9, 82.1) 780
Wisconsin n/a1 86.2 (84.3, 87.9) 1,580
West Virginia n/a1 84.7 (81.0, 87.8) 592
Washington n/a1 91.4 (89.5, 93.0) 1,176
Virginia n/a1 82.8 (80.4, 85.0) 1,327
Vermont n/a1 85.7 (83.2, 87.8) 1,113
Utah n/a1 88.7 (86.3, 90.8) 791
Texas n/a1 74.1 (72.1, 76.0) 2,712
Tennessee n/a1 82.1 (78.3, 85.3) 748
South Dakota n/a1 83.0 (80.8, 85.0) 1,165
South Carolina n/a1 74.3 (70.9, 77.5) 758
Rhode Island n/a1 86.3 (83.8, 88.5) 1,055
Pennsylvania n/a1 86.8 (85.1, 88.4) 2,027
Oregon n/a1 90.3 (88.4, 92.0) 935
Oklahoma n/a1 81.1 (77.5, 84.2) 733
Ohio n/a1 84.2 (82.1, 86.1) 1,807
North Dakota n/a1 85.5 (82.6, 88.0) 1,086
North Carolina n/a1 81.0 (78.3, 83.5) 1,183
New York n/a1 84.3 (82.6, 85.8) 2,522
New Mexico n/a1 77.7 (72.6, 82.1) 364
New Jersey n/a1 85.2 (82.7, 87.4) 1,250
New Hampshire n/a1 81.6 (79.3, 83.7) 1,394
Nevada n/a1 63.1 (60.0, 66.2) 676
Nebraska n/a1 82.7 (79.7, 85.5) 1,106
Montana n/a1 92.3 (89.1, 94.7) 591
Missouri n/a1 76.0 (72.8, 78.9) 968
Mississippi n/a1 77.9 (73.1, 82.0) 535
Minnesota n/a1 90.7 (88.7, 92.3) 2,050
Michigan n/a1 88.5 (86.6, 90.2) 1,483
Massachusetts n/a1 84.2 (80.8, 87.1) 1,009
Maryland n/a1 86.5 (84.3, 88.4) 1,704
Maine n/a1 85.2 (82.9, 87.3) 1,263
Louisiana n/a1 70.6 (62.9, 77.2) 468
Kentucky n/a1 80.9 (78.0, 83.6) 886
Kansas n/a1 85.8 (82.5, 88.5) 1,157
Iowa n/a1 88.4 (85.8, 90.6) 1,508
Indiana n/a1 79.3 (75.5, 82.5) 925
Illinois n/a1 88.1 (86.4, 89.6) 1,962
Idaho n/a1 83.7 (80.2, 86.7) 635
Hawaii n/a1 69.8 (65.5, 73.8) 657
Georgia n/a1 77.0 (74.3, 79.4) 1,145
Florida n/a1 81.4 (79.6, 83.0) 2,119
District of Columbia n/a1 87.1 (84.8, 89.0) 1,127
Delaware n/a1 76.7 (72.8, 80.2) 843
Connecticut n/a1 81.9 (79.6, 84.1) 1,439
Colorado n/a1 82.9 (79.4, 86.0) 1,328
California n/a1 78.9 (77.6, 80.2) 4,217
Arkansas n/a1 77.7 (71.2, 83.2) 620
Arizona n/a1 83.1 (79.7, 86.0) 669
Alaska n/a1 82.3 (78.9, 85.2) 806
Alabama n/a1 81.9 (78.4, 85.0) 628
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/20/2014 1:51 pm.
1 n/a - There is not a specific Healthy People 2020 Objective for this data item.
2 Source: 2010-2011 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS). Detailed information about survey questions can be found here.


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