Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2016 BRFSS Data)

FOBT in last year and/or flex sig in last 5 years and FOBT in last 3 years and/or colonoscopy in last 10 years
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 50-75
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-16
Increase the proportion of adults who receive a colorectal 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


Massachusetts


Maine


Connecticut


New Hampshire


Rhode Island


Hawaii


Wisconsin


Minnesota


North Carolina


Vermont


Utah


Delaware


California


Oregon


Washington


District of Columbia


Virginia


Kentucky


Michigan


Alabama


Maryland


South Carolina


Iowa


New York


Pennsylvania


Colorado


Florida


West Virginia


Ohio


Kansas


Tennessee


Nebraska


South Dakota


Missouri


Arkansas


New Jersey


North Dakota


Indiana


Louisiana


Alaska


Arizona


Illinois


Georgia


Idaho


Nevada


Montana


Wyoming


Mississippi


Texas


Oklahoma


New Mexico


Puerto Rico




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 03/24/2019 1:30 am.

1 Healthy People 2020 Objectives are managed by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
2 2016 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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.