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, Age 40+
    • Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, No Hysterectomy, Ages 18+
    • Fecal occult blood test (FOBT) in Past 2 Years, Ages 50+
    • Ever Had Colorectal Endoscopy (sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy), Ages 50+
    • Ever Had Colorectal Cancer Test (home-based FOBT in the past two years or ever had a colorectal endoscopy), Ages 50+
    • Smokers (current or ever), Age 18+

    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 2008 through 2010.

    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 period1. 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 Workers in Non-Smoking Environments (Current Smokers)
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 18+
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: TU-12
Increase the proportion of persons covered by indoor worksite policies that prohibit smoking

Sorted by Percent
State
 sort alphabetically by name ascending
Met
Objective
of 100.0%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
 sort by percent descending
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States No 73.1 (71.7, 74.4) 4,530
Nevada No 55.2 (43.9, 65.9) 55
Wyoming No 57.9 (47.1, 68.0) 69
Utah No 61.2 (47.5, 73.3) 39
Georgia No 61.5 (51.9, 70.3) 85
Connecticut No 63.5 (49.8, 75.3) 35
Tennessee No 64.8 (53.0, 75.0) 101
Alabama No 65.8 (58.4, 72.6) 87
Oregon No 65.8 (56.7, 73.9) 66
Mississippi No 66.1 (61.1, 70.7) 94
Nebraska No 66.1 (56.7, 74.3) 62
Missouri No 67.3 (58.0, 75.3) 75
Florida No 67.9 (60.3, 74.7) 135
New Jersey No 68.1 (54.2, 79.3) 56
North Carolina No 68.1 (59.7, 75.4) 96
Arkansas No 68.3 (57.7, 77.3) 78
California No 68.5 (62.1, 74.2) 187
West Virginia No 69.1 (62.1, 75.3) 141
South Carolina No 69.6 (59.9, 77.7) 59
Virginia No 70.4 (58.5, 80.1) 75
Arizona No 71.1 (57.7, 81.6) 59
New Mexico No 71.3 (58.0, 81.7) 65
Louisiana No 71.7 (60.7, 80.6) 104
Kentucky No 71.9 (61.6, 80.3) 91
Idaho No 72.5 (62.2, 80.9) 80
Texas No 73.1 (66.5, 78.8) 180
Kansas No 73.5 (62.8, 82.0) 70
Maine No 73.9 (59.7, 84.4) 56
District of Columbia No 74.9 (64.3, 83.2) 62
Pennsylvania No 75.3 (68.6, 80.9) 155
Ohio No 75.4 (68.2, 81.4) 166
Oklahoma No 76.5 (65.3, 84.9) 94
Iowa No 76.8 (69.6, 82.8) 97
Vermont No 77.0 (66.1, 85.2) 64
Alaska No 77.4 (65.8, 85.9) 56
New York No 77.4 (69.0, 84.1) 138
North Dakota No 78.2 (65.3, 87.3) 115
Michigan No 78.3 (70.0, 84.9) 138
New Hampshire No 78.6 (69.4, 85.7) 84
South Dakota No 78.6 (68.5, 86.2) 89
Indiana No 79.6 (72.1, 85.6) 114
Minnesota No 79.7 (73.2, 84.9) 92
Montana No 80.1 (68.7, 88.1) 120
Delaware No 80.4 (62.4, 91.0) 36
Hawaii No 80.4 (62.7, 91.0) 35
Rhode Island No 81.1 (66.1, 90.4) 42
Washington No 81.1 (71.1, 88.2) 87
Wisconsin No 81.3 (74.5, 86.6) 117
Illinois No 81.4 (74.5, 86.8) 149
Maryland No 84.6 (72.1, 92.1) 61
Colorado No 85.4 (68.7, 94.0) 39
Massachusetts No 87.2 (77.8, 93.0) 80
Puerto Rico data not available data not available data not available
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/12/2020 2:24 am.
Data not available for this combination of data selections.

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

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.

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