Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2017 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

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


West Virginia


Kentucky


Louisiana


Tennessee


Arkansas


Mississippi


Indiana


Ohio


Alaska


Alabama


Missouri


Oklahoma


Michigan


South Dakota


South Carolina


Pennsylvania


Wyoming


North Dakota


Nevada


New Mexico


Georgia


Kansas


Maine


North Carolina


Montana


Iowa


Delaware


Virginia


Florida


Oregon


Wisconsin


Vermont


Texas


New Hampshire


Arizona


Illinois


Nebraska


Rhode Island


Colorado


Minnesota


District of Columbia


Idaho


New York


Maryland


New Jersey


Massachusetts


Washington


Hawaii


Connecticut


California


Puerto Rico


Utah




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/22/2019 2:38 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 2017 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. Data for the US is a median and not a percent.

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.