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 National Immunization Survey)

Percent who received 3+ doses of HPV Vaccine
All Races (includes Hispanic), Male, Ages 13-15
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: IID-11.5
Increase the vaccination coverage level of 3 doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for males by age 13 to 15 years.

Sorted by Percent
State
 sort alphabetically by name ascending
Met
Objective
of 80.0%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
 sort by percent ascending
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States No 26.1 (23.9, 28.4) 1,545
North Dakota No 46.8 (35.0, 58.9) 42
Rhode Island No 45.0 (34.6, 56.0) 48
District of Columbia No 43.3 (30.7, 56.8) 43
Colorado No 39.6 (26.7, 54.1) 29
California No 39.1 (26.8, 53.0) 28
Hawaii No 35.1 (24.9, 46.8) 34
Illinois No 34.0 (27.0, 41.9) 76
Massachusetts No 33.9 (22.2, 47.9) 27
Nevada No 33.1 (22.8, 45.4) 29
New Hampshire No 33.1 (21.8, 46.8) 29
Alabama No 33.0 (22.6, 45.4) 31
Maryland No 32.7 (22.5, 44.9) 41
Michigan No 32.7 (22.7, 44.6) 33
Delaware No 31.1 (21.3, 42.9) 31
Oregon No 31.0 (20.9, 43.3) 28
Nebraska No 30.0 (19.9, 42.6) 29
New York No 29.8 (22.0, 38.9) 52
Minnesota No 29.1 (18.4, 42.7) 29
South Dakota No 28.6 (19.8, 39.4) 33
Vermont No 27.4 (18.6, 38.5) 29
Louisiana No 26.8 (16.8, 39.9) 23
Idaho No 26.7 (17.9, 37.9) 26
Iowa No 26.6 (17.6, 38.1) 29
Alaska No 26.5 (18.0, 37.3) 28
Wisconsin No 26.2 (17.5, 37.3) 27
Georgia No 25.7 (16.9, 37.0) 29
Kansas No 25.7 (16.2, 38.3) 21
Arizona No 25.6 (16.1, 38.2) 20
Connecticut No 25.0 (15.7, 37.4) 21
North Carolina No 24.9 (15.9, 36.8) 23
Maine No 24.0 (14.6, 36.7) 21
Indiana No 22.3 (14.0, 33.7) 20
New Mexico No 21.8 (13.6, 32.9) 20
Kentucky No 21.2 (13.0, 32.6) 17
Washington No 21.2 (12.1, 34.5) 19
Florida No 20.8 (13.0, 31.6) 23
Tennessee No 20.0 (12.2, 31.0) 20
Montana No 19.8 (11.1, 32.6) 16
Texas No 19.8 (15.9, 24.5) 186
Pennsylvania No 19.7 (12.2, 30.3) 55
South Carolina No 19.2 (11.9, 29.4) 20
New Jersey No 19.0 (11.2, 30.4) 19
Ohio No 18.7 (10.6, 31.0) 15
Utah No 18.6 (10.7, 30.3) 19
Oklahoma No 15.5 (9.4, 24.6) 20
West Virginia No 13.6 (8.0, 22.3) 15
Arkansas * * *
Mississippi * * *
Missouri * * *
Virginia * * *
Wyoming * * *
Puerto Rico data not available data not available data not available
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/02/2021 8:50 am.
* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates. Counts are suppressed if fewer than 16 records were reported in a specific area-sex-race category.
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: The National Immunization Survey - Teen, Hyattsville, MD: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Note: Healthy People 2020 Objectives are age-adjusted to the year 2000 standard population while these estimates are not age-adjusted.
* Results were suppressed if the ratio of the standard error to the estimate was > 0.3 or the sample size was < 30.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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