Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2014 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


Wyoming


Oklahoma


Nevada


Alaska


Mississippi


Arkansas


Texas


Idaho


New Mexico


Illinois


Indiana


Missouri


North Dakota


Montana


Arizona


Nebraska


Louisiana


West Virginia


Alabama


Kansas


Tennessee


New Jersey


Ohio


California


Georgia


Florida


Colorado


South Dakota


Oregon


Pennsylvania


Kentucky


South Carolina


Iowa


District of Columbia


New York


Virginia


Hawaii


Washington


Utah


Vermont


Maryland


North Carolina


Michigan


Minnesota


Delaware


Connecticut


Wisconsin


New Hampshire


Rhode Island


Maine


Massachusetts




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/31/2016 10:17 am.

1 Healthy People 2020 Objectives is managed by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
2 2014 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.

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.