Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2012 BRFSS Data)

Had a Mammogram in Past 2 Years
All Races (includes Hispanic), Female, Ages 50-74
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-17
Increase the proportion of women who receive a breast cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines

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


Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/26/2014 11:22 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 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.