Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2018 BRFSS Data)

FOBT in last year and/or flex sig in last 5 years and FOBT in last 3 years and/or colonoscopy in last 10 years
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 50-75
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: C-16
Increase the proportion of adults who receive a colorectal cancer screening based on the most recent guidelines

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


Massachusetts


Maine


Rhode Island


Connecticut


Wisconsin


New Hampshire


Hawaii


Michigan


District of Columbia


Minnesota


Delaware


Maryland


Oregon


Washington


Pennsylvania


Vermont


North Carolina


California


Iowa


South Carolina


Florida


Alabama


Virginia


Utah


New York


Missouri


Kentucky


Louisiana


Tennessee


South Dakota


Colorado


Nebraska


Georgia


Indiana


West Virginia


New Jersey


Arizona


Kansas


Ohio


Idaho


North Dakota


Illinois


Arkansas


New Mexico


Montana


Oklahoma


Mississippi


Nevada


Alaska


Texas


Wyoming


Puerto Rico




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/12/2020 7:26 pm.

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 2018 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.