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
(2014-2015 Tobacco Use Supplement Data)

Percent of Workers in Non-Smoking Environments (Former/Never Smokers)
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 18+
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: n/a

Sorted by Name
State
 sort alphabetically by name ascending
Met Objective?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
 sort by percent ascending
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States n/a1 80.7 (80.3, 81.1) 49,215
Wyoming n/a1 81.3 (77.7, 84.5) 692
Wisconsin n/a1 86.4 (84.2, 88.3) 1,059
West Virginia n/a1 78.5 (74.9, 81.7) 654
Washington n/a1 88.2 (85.7, 90.3) 1,000
Virginia n/a1 80.6 (77.5, 83.4) 1,075
Vermont n/a1 84.4 (81.9, 86.5) 811
Utah n/a1 81.4 (78.3, 84.1) 749
Texas n/a1 75.8 (74.1, 77.5) 2,365
Tennessee n/a1 77.4 (73.9, 80.6) 746
South Dakota n/a1 84.2 (81.5, 86.7) 735
South Carolina n/a1 73.8 (69.7, 77.5) 672
Rhode Island n/a1 82.9 (79.2, 86.1) 651
Pennsylvania n/a1 84.0 (82.3, 85.7) 1,391
Oregon n/a1 84.4 (81.1, 87.2) 689
Oklahoma n/a1 77.5 (74.2, 80.4) 688
Ohio n/a1 83.0 (80.4, 85.3) 1,371
North Dakota n/a1 90.1 (87.5, 92.1) 814
North Carolina n/a1 82.3 (79.7, 84.6) 1,036
New York n/a1 81.7 (80.0, 83.4) 1,846
New Mexico n/a1 72.8 (69.1, 76.2) 575
New Jersey n/a1 80.9 (78.0, 83.5) 950
New Hampshire n/a1 79.2 (76.3, 81.8) 850
Nevada n/a1 63.8 (59.8, 67.7) 553
Nebraska n/a1 80.5 (77.5, 83.1) 766
Montana n/a1 90.5 (88.3, 92.3) 902
Missouri n/a1 79.3 (76.2, 82.1) 724
Mississippi n/a1 69.5 (65.3, 73.4) 657
Minnesota n/a1 87.3 (84.8, 89.4) 1,175
Michigan n/a1 87.5 (85.1, 89.6) 1,178
Massachusetts n/a1 85.9 (83.1, 88.3) 1,015
Maryland n/a1 83.8 (80.8, 86.4) 1,080
Maine n/a1 87.1 (84.4, 89.4) 708
Louisiana n/a1 71.0 (67.5, 74.3) 737
Kentucky n/a1 79.6 (76.3, 82.5) 661
Kansas n/a1 82.1 (79.2, 84.7) 727
Iowa n/a1 85.9 (81.7, 89.2) 815
Indiana n/a1 85.0 (82.3, 87.3) 821
Illinois n/a1 87.2 (85.3, 88.9) 1,604
Idaho n/a1 81.2 (77.0, 84.8) 682
Hawaii n/a1 76.3 (72.0, 80.1) 550
Georgia n/a1 76.2 (73.3, 78.9) 1,014
Florida n/a1 77.6 (75.4, 79.7) 1,622
District of Columbia n/a1 85.9 (83.5, 88.0) 1,362
Delaware n/a1 86.1 (83.1, 88.7) 729
Connecticut n/a1 82.8 (79.1, 85.9) 799
Colorado n/a1 82.5 (79.4, 85.2) 815
California n/a1 77.2 (75.7, 78.5) 3,443
Arkansas n/a1 79.8 (76.1, 83.0) 687
Arizona n/a1 81.6 (77.5, 85.1) 626
Alaska n/a1 83.4 (80.1, 86.2) 643
Alabama n/a1 76.3 (72.6, 79.6) 701
Puerto Rico data not available data not available data not available
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 03/22/2019 8:03 am.
Data not available for this combination of data selections.

1 n/a - There is not a specific Healthy People 2020 Objective for this data item.
2 Source: 2014-2015 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS). Detailed information about survey questions can be found here.

Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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