State Cancer Profiles

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/22/2018 9:21 am.

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 2016 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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.
Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2016 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
State Met
Objective
of 70.5%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States No 67.7 (67.3, 68.2) 161,873
Massachusetts Yes 76.3 (74.1, 78.3) 2,854
Maine Yes 76.2 (74.5, 77.8) 4,216
Connecticut Yes 75.9 (74.3, 77.4) 4,451
New Hampshire Yes 75.1 (73.1, 76.9) 2,591
Rhode Island Yes 73.8 (71.5, 76.0) 2,103
Hawaii Yes 73.7 (71.7, 75.6) 2,916
Wisconsin Yes 73.6 (71.3, 75.9) 1,877
Minnesota Yes 73.5 (72.3, 74.7) 5,828
North Carolina Yes 72.8 (70.7, 74.8) 2,104
Vermont Yes 72.6 (70.6, 74.5) 2,563
Utah Yes 71.8 (69.9, 73.7) 3,236
Delaware Yes 71.7 (69.0, 74.4) 1,436
California Yes 71.3 (69.4, 73.2) 3,037
Oregon Yes 70.7 (68.4, 72.9) 1,692
Washington Yes 70.7 (69.3, 72.1) 5,002
District of Columbia No 70.4 (67.7, 73.0) 1,248
Virginia No 70.3 (68.3, 72.3) 3,157
Kentucky No 70.1 (68.2, 71.9) 3,718
Michigan No 70.0 (68.5, 71.5) 4,202
Alabama No 69.7 (67.7, 71.7) 2,362
Maryland No 69.6 (68.1, 71.1) 6,725
South Carolina No 69.6 (67.9, 71.2) 4,137
Iowa No 68.6 (66.7, 70.5) 2,477
New York No 68.5 (66.8, 70.1) 11,602
Pennsylvania No 68.4 (66.3, 70.5) 2,196
Colorado No 67.7 (66.3, 69.1) 4,889
Florida No 67.3 (65.7, 68.9) 12,061
West Virginia No 67.0 (65.2, 68.7) 2,529
Ohio No 66.9 (65.1, 68.7) 4,289
Kansas No 66.6 (65.1, 68.1) 3,924
Tennessee No 66.4 (63.9, 68.8) 2,010
Nebraska No 66.0 (64.3, 67.6) 4,590
South Dakota No 65.8 (62.7, 68.9) 2,017
Missouri No 65.6 (63.2, 67.9) 2,332
Arkansas No 65.4 (62.5, 68.2) 1,882
New Jersey No 65.1 (62.5, 67.6) 2,452
North Dakota No 64.7 (62.6, 66.8) 1,853
Indiana No 64.6 (62.8, 66.3) 3,792
Louisiana No 64.1 (61.3, 66.8) 1,810
Alaska No 63.9 (59.7, 67.9) 962
Arizona No 63.8 (61.7, 65.8) 3,796
Illinois No 63.5 (60.9, 66.0) 1,429
Georgia No 63.3 (60.8, 65.7) 1,744
Idaho No 62.4 (59.7, 65.0) 1,668
Nevada No 62.2 (58.8, 65.4) 1,342
Montana No 62.1 (59.6, 64.5) 1,965
Wyoming No 61.1 (58.4, 63.8) 1,593
Mississippi No 60.5 (57.9, 63.0) 1,569
Texas No 60.1 (57.2, 62.9) 3,597
Oklahoma No 59.4 (57.2, 61.5) 2,173
New Mexico No 58.8 (56.3, 61.3) 1,875
Puerto Rico No 57.5 (54.9, 60.1) 1,693