Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2016 BRFSS Data)

Current Smoker
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 18+
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: TU-1.1
Reduce tobacco use by adults: Cigarette smoking

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


West Virginia


Kentucky


Arkansas


Louisiana


Mississippi


Ohio


Missouri


Tennessee


Alabama


Indiana


Michigan


South Carolina


Maine


North Dakota


Oklahoma


Alaska


Wyoming


Montana


South Dakota


New Hampshire


Pennsylvania


Georgia


North Carolina


Delaware


Kansas


Wisconsin


Nebraska


Vermont


Iowa


New Mexico


Nevada


Oregon


Illinois


Colorado


Florida


Virginia


Minnesota


Arizona


District of Columbia


Idaho


Rhode Island


Texas


New York


New Jersey


Washington


Maryland


Massachusetts


Connecticut


Hawaii


California


Puerto Rico


Utah




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/18/2019 1:10 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.