## Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

### Screening and Risk Factors Report by State

(Directly Estimated 2021 BRFSS Data)

Current Smoker

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 18+

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

- Percent : The median value for the US is 14.4.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : N/A

#### West Virginia

- Percent : The percent is 21.98 (20.69, 23.27) with a 95% confidence interval from 20.69 to 23.27.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,180.

#### Arkansas

- Percent : The percent is 21.06 (19.30, 22.82) with a 95% confidence interval from 19.30 to 22.82.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 770.

#### Tennessee

- Percent : The percent is 19.67 (18.10, 21.24) with a 95% confidence interval from 18.10 to 21.24.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 807.

#### Kentucky

- Percent : The percent is 19.60 (18.09, 21.11) with a 95% confidence interval from 18.09 to 21.11.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 986.

#### Mississippi

- Percent : The percent is 19.57 (17.83, 21.31) with a 95% confidence interval from 17.83 to 21.31.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 696.

#### Louisiana

- Percent : The percent is 19.50 (17.91, 21.09) with a 95% confidence interval from 17.91 to 21.09.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 792.

#### Ohio

- Percent : The percent is 18.00 (17.02, 18.98) with a 95% confidence interval from 17.02 to 18.98.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 2,234.

#### Indiana

- Percent : The percent is 17.33 (16.35, 18.31) with a 95% confidence interval from 16.35 to 18.31.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,410.

#### Missouri

- Percent : The percent is 17.26 (16.20, 18.32) with a 95% confidence interval from 16.20 to 18.32.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 2,050.

#### Alabama

- Percent : The percent is 17.23 (15.66, 18.80) with a 95% confidence interval from 15.66 to 18.80.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 628.

#### Alaska

- Percent : The percent is 17.09 (15.44, 18.74) with a 95% confidence interval from 15.44 to 18.74.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 824.

#### Michigan

- Percent : The percent is 16.99 (15.91, 18.07) with a 95% confidence interval from 15.91 to 18.07.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,252.

#### Oklahoma

- Percent : The percent is 16.92 (15.59, 18.25) with a 95% confidence interval from 15.59 to 18.25.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 767.

#### Wyoming

- Percent : The percent is 16.44 (14.73, 18.15) with a 95% confidence interval from 14.73 to 18.15.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 523.

#### Maine

- Percent : The percent is 15.61 (14.59, 16.63) with a 95% confidence interval from 14.59 to 16.63.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,510.

#### Kansas

- Percent : The percent is 15.56 (14.83, 16.29) with a 95% confidence interval from 14.83 to 16.29.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 2,336.

#### Nevada

- Percent : The percent is 15.50 (13.40, 17.60) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.40 to 17.60.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 369.

#### South Carolina

- Percent : The percent is 15.46 (14.36, 16.56) with a 95% confidence interval from 14.36 to 16.56.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,213.

#### South Dakota

- Percent : The percent is 15.27 (13.04, 17.50) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.04 to 17.50.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,114.

#### Georgia

- Percent : The percent is 15.04 (13.73, 16.35) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.73 to 16.35.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 967.

#### North Dakota

- Percent : The percent is 15.01 (13.72, 16.30) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.72 to 16.30.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 714.

#### Vermont

- Percent : The percent is 14.82 (13.49, 16.15) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.49 to 16.15.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 772.

#### Iowa

- Percent : The percent is 14.64 (13.70, 15.58) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.70 to 15.58.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,292.

#### North Carolina

- Percent : The percent is 14.40 (13.13, 15.67) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.13 to 15.67.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 652.

#### Pennsylvania

- Percent : The percent is 14.40 (13.24, 15.56) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.24 to 15.56.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 877.

#### Montana

- Percent : The percent is 14.39 (13.23, 15.55) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.23 to 15.55.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 836.

#### Minnesota

- Percent : The percent is 13.44 (12.73, 14.15) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.73 to 14.15.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,864.

#### Delaware

- Percent : The percent is 13.41 (11.78, 15.04) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.78 to 15.04.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 414.

#### Nebraska

- Percent : The percent is 13.40 (12.60, 14.20) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.60 to 14.20.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,758.

#### New Mexico

- Percent : The percent is 13.35 (12.21, 14.49) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.21 to 14.49.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 826.

#### Idaho

- Percent : The percent is 13.34 (12.30, 14.38) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.30 to 14.38.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 829.

#### Wisconsin

- Percent : The percent is 13.30 (11.99, 14.61) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.99 to 14.61.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 693.

#### Arizona

- Percent : The percent is 13.10 (12.12, 14.08) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.12 to 14.08.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,250.

#### Texas

- Percent : The percent is 13.10 (11.92, 14.28) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.92 to 14.28.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,303.

#### Virginia

- Percent : The percent is 12.44 (11.48, 13.40) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.48 to 13.40.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,025.

#### Oregon

- Percent : The percent is 12.37 (11.23, 13.51) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.23 to 13.51.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 593.

#### Rhode Island

- Percent : The percent is 12.35 (11.08, 13.62) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.08 to 13.62.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 571.

#### New Hampshire

- Percent : The percent is 12.30 (11.08, 13.52) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.08 to 13.52.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 607.

#### New York

- Percent : The percent is 12.05 (11.46, 12.64) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.46 to 12.64.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 5,167.

#### Illinois

- Percent : The percent is 12.01 (10.52, 13.50) with a 95% confidence interval from 10.52 to 13.50.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 342.

#### Colorado

- Percent : The percent is 11.98 (11.22, 12.74) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.22 to 12.74.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,146.

#### Connecticut

- Percent : The percent is 11.09 (10.07, 12.11) with a 95% confidence interval from 10.07 to 12.11.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 839.

#### Washington

- Percent : The percent is 10.75 (10.01, 11.49) with a 95% confidence interval from 10.01 to 11.49.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,215.

#### New Jersey

- Percent : The percent is 10.74 (9.76, 11.72) with a 95% confidence interval from 9.76 to 11.72.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 778.

#### Massachusetts

- Percent : The percent is 10.60 (9.62, 11.58) with a 95% confidence interval from 9.62 to 11.58.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 735.

#### Hawaii

- Percent : The percent is 10.10 (9.12, 11.08) with a 95% confidence interval from 9.12 to 11.08.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 680.

#### Maryland

- Percent : The percent is 10.10 (9.37, 10.83) with a 95% confidence interval from 9.37 to 10.83.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,496.

#### District of Columbia

- Percent : The percent is 9.53 (8.06, 11.00) with a 95% confidence interval from 8.06 to 11.00.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 270.

#### Puerto Rico

- Percent : The percent is 9.07 (7.74, 10.40) with a 95% confidence interval from 7.74 to 10.40.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 319.

#### California

- Percent : The percent is 8.85 (7.95, 9.75) with a 95% confidence interval from 7.95 to 9.75.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 547.

#### Utah

- Percent : The percent is 7.17 (6.50, 7.84) with a 95% confidence interval from 6.50 to 7.84.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 679.

**Florida**

- Percent :
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor :

**Notes:**

Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/11/2023 5:43 pm.

Data not available for this combination of data selections.

^{2}2021 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.

Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.