State Cancer Profiles

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/27/2016 7:04 pm.

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.
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
State Met
Objective
of 70.5%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States No 66.3 (65.9, 66.7) 151,347
Massachusetts Yes 76.5 (74.9, 78.0) 5,849
Maine Yes 75.2 (73.5, 76.8) 3,816
Rhode Island Yes 74.5 (72.5, 76.4) 2,446
New Hampshire Yes 73.7 (71.5, 75.7) 2,311
Wisconsin Yes 73.5 (71.4, 75.5) 2,470
Connecticut Yes 73.1 (71.2, 75.0) 2,872
Delaware Yes 71.7 (69.2, 74.2) 1,649
Minnesota Yes 71.4 (70.2, 72.6) 5,536
Michigan Yes 70.9 (69.2, 72.6) 3,214
North Carolina Yes 70.8 (68.9, 72.6) 2,392
Maryland Yes 70.7 (68.7, 72.6) 4,959
Vermont Yes 70.6 (68.8, 72.4) 2,279
Utah No 70.2 (68.7, 71.7) 4,084
Washington No 69.7 (67.9, 71.4) 3,751
Hawaii No 69.5 (67.1, 71.7) 2,227
Virginia No 69.1 (67.3, 70.9) 3,313
New York No 68.1 (65.9, 70.2) 2,098
District of Columbia No 67.9 (64.4, 71.3) 1,444
Iowa No 67.5 (65.7, 69.3) 2,725
South Carolina No 67.4 (65.7, 69.0) 3,892
Kentucky No 67.2 (65.2, 69.1) 4,094
Oregon No 66.8 (64.4, 69.2) 1,807
Pennsylvania No 66.8 (65.1, 68.6) 3,781
Colorado No 66.7 (65.2, 68.2) 4,314
South Dakota No 66.7 (63.8, 69.5) 2,352
Florida No 66.6 (64.7, 68.4) 3,272
Georgia No 66.4 (64.1, 68.7) 2,112
California No 66.0 (63.7, 68.2) 2,042
Ohio No 65.1 (63.2, 66.9) 3,812
New Jersey No 65.0 (63.0, 66.9) 4,043
Tennessee No 64.9 (62.3, 67.4) 1,750
Alabama No 64.6 (62.6, 66.6) 3,046
Kansas No 64.6 (63.2, 66.0) 4,385
West Virginia No 64.3 (62.3, 66.3) 2,159
Louisiana No 64.2 (62.1, 66.2) 2,137
Nebraska No 64.1 (62.8, 65.5) 6,700
Arizona No 63.9 (62.2, 65.6) 5,004
Montana No 62.4 (60.2, 64.5) 2,430
Missouri No 61.8 (59.4, 64.0) 2,351
North Dakota No 61.8 (59.6, 64.0) 2,430
Indiana No 61.6 (60.0, 63.2) 3,655
Illinois No 61.4 (58.8, 64.0) 1,549
New Mexico No 61.3 (59.2, 63.4) 2,627
Idaho No 60.9 (58.3, 63.4) 1,654
Texas No 60.8 (58.6, 62.9) 4,438
Arkansas No 60.7 (58.0, 63.3) 1,639
Mississippi No 60.2 (57.4, 63.0) 1,375
Alaska No 60.0 (56.9, 63.0) 1,270
Nevada No 59.4 (55.6, 63.1) 1,158
Oklahoma No 58.0 (56.1, 59.8) 2,531
Wyoming No 56.9 (54.3, 59.3) 2,103