Screening and Risk Factors Table

New: County level modeled estimates for breast or cervical screening, smoking, and colorectal screening.
  • How do you find them?

    These estimates are only available for

    • Mammogram in Past 2 Years, Ages 40+
    • Mammogram in Past 2 Years, Ages 50-75
    • Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, No Hysterectomy, Ages 18+
    • Had Colonoscopy in Past 10 Years, Ages 50-75
    • Guidance Sufficient CRC, Ages 50-75
    • Fecal occult blood test (FOBT), Ages 50-75
    • Smokers (current), Age 18+
    • Percent of Daily Smokers Who Stopped Smoking for 1 day or Longer in the Past 12 Months, Age 18+
    • Former Smoking Prevalence, Age 18+
    • Former Smoking Prevalence who Quit 1 Year, Age 18+
    • Percent of Workers in Non-Smoking Environments (All People)

    Select one of those statistics in the Screening and Risk Factors drop-down, and then you can choose County-Level Modeled Estimates in the Data Type drop-down when you choose Counties for a specific state (e.g., Alabama Counties) in the Area drop-down.

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

  • Why are they different?

    One difference is that the direct estimate is from data collected in one year, while the modeled estimate relies on pooled data from 2017 through 2019 or 2018 through 2019.

    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, in that NHIS includes people without phones or with only cell phones. The national cancer screening prevalence estimates based on the BRFSS was sometimes substantially larger than the NHIS estimates for the same time period. For similar time periods, the modeled estimates may be closer to the true value.

    See the Data Type Explanation.

    The model uses multiple years (2008-2010) 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, data actually came from year 2008 and 2010. For smoking, data came from each year of 2008 to 2010.

    1 Davis WW, Parsons VL, Xie D, Schenker N, Town M, Raghunathan TE, Feuer EJ. State-based estimates of mammography screening rates based on information from two health surveys. Public Health Rep 2010 Jul-Aug;125(4):567-578. [Access article]

Data Options

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(2018-2019 Tobacco Use Supplement Data)

Percent of Daily Smokers Who Stopped Smoking for 1 Day or Longer in the Past 12 Months
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 18+

Sorted by Percent
State
 sort alphabetically by name ascending
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
 sort by percent descending
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States 35.7 (34.7, 36.8) 4,419
Maryland 26.6 (18.8, 36.2) 33
Georgia 27.4 (22.1, 33.5) 85
Arizona 28.2 (22.2, 35.1) 49
Washington 28.2 (21.3, 36.3) 64
Tennessee 28.3 (23.9, 33.0) 103
Alabama 29.2 (22.9, 36.3) 97
Kansas 29.5 (22.3, 38.0) 52
Arkansas 29.7 (24.1, 36.0) 88
Nevada 30.5 (22.5, 39.9) 47
Connecticut 30.9 (21.0, 42.9) 26
Michigan 31.0 (23.8, 39.3) 102
Iowa 31.9 (26.6, 37.7) 63
Missouri 32.4 (26.4, 39.1) 73
Colorado 32.8 (22.5, 45.1) 31
West Virginia 33.6 (28.4, 39.3) 178
Mississippi 33.8 (29.3, 38.7) 128
Kentucky 33.9 (30.1, 38.0) 103
South Carolina 33.9 (27.2, 41.2) 72
Texas 34.4 (29.4, 39.8) 159
Wyoming 34.8 (28.1, 42.1) 73
Nebraska 35.0 (27.7, 43.1) 57
New Mexico 35.4 (24.7, 47.9) 77
Wisconsin 35.6 (29.8, 41.9) 83
Montana 36.4 (29.4, 44.0) 101
Louisiana 36.7 (28.9, 45.2) 131
California 36.9 (32.3, 41.8) 181
Virginia 36.9 (30.6, 43.6) 72
Vermont 37.0 (28.9, 46.0) 58
Florida 37.2 (32.4, 42.3) 170
Illinois 37.4 (32.1, 42.9) 125
North Dakota 37.5 (31.0, 44.4) 88
Ohio 37.6 (33.4, 42.1) 160
Maine 37.7 (30.5, 45.5) 64
Oklahoma 37.7 (31.5, 44.4) 108
Minnesota 38.0 (30.6, 45.9) 72
Alaska 38.6 (30.6, 47.3) 62
Delaware 38.6 (29.2, 48.9) 43
New York 39.0 (33.7, 44.6) 139
South Dakota 39.5 (31.5, 48.1) 64
Indiana 40.6 (34.3, 47.1) 112
North Carolina 40.6 (34.5, 47.0) 118
District of Columbia 41.4 (32.3, 51.1) 57
Massachusetts 41.4 (32.6, 50.9) 62
Hawaii 41.5 (29.7, 54.3) 39
New Jersey 42.9 (34.8, 51.4) 61
Pennsylvania 42.9 (37.9, 48.0) 162
Idaho 44.3 (37.0, 51.8) 82
New Hampshire 44.7 (35.8, 54.1) 83
Oregon 45.1 (39.0, 51.4) 83
Utah 48.2 (36.9, 59.7) 41
Rhode Island 50.6 (37.3, 63.7) 38
Puerto Rico data not available data not available
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 02/29/2024 9:46 am.

2 Source: 2018-2019 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS).

Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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