## Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

### Screening and Risk Factors Report by State

(Directly Estimated 2020 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

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The median value for the US is 15.5.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : N/A

#### Utah

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was met. - Percent : The percent is 8.15 (7.41, 8.89) with a 95% confidence interval from 7.41 to 8.89.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 737.

#### California

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was met. - Percent : The percent is 8.88 (7.72, 10.04) with a 95% confidence interval from 7.72 to 10.04.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 383.

#### Puerto Rico

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was met. - Percent : The percent is 9.94 (8.55, 11.33) with a 95% confidence interval from 8.55 to 11.33.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 430.

#### New Jersey

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was met. - Percent : The percent is 10.83 (10.03, 11.63) with a 95% confidence interval from 10.03 to 11.63.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,091.

#### Maryland

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was met. - Percent : The percent is 10.89 (10.11, 11.67) with a 95% confidence interval from 10.11 to 11.67.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,520.

#### Massachusetts

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was met. - Percent : The percent is 11.07 (9.97, 12.17) with a 95% confidence interval from 9.97 to 12.17.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 663.

#### District of Columbia

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was met. - Percent : The percent is 11.34 (9.83, 12.85) with a 95% confidence interval from 9.83 to 12.85.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 320.

#### Washington

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was met. - Percent : The percent is 11.48 (10.72, 12.24) with a 95% confidence interval from 10.72 to 12.24.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,350.

#### Hawaii

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was met. - Percent : The percent is 11.60 (10.54, 12.66) with a 95% confidence interval from 10.54 to 12.66.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 797.

#### Connecticut

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was met. - Percent : The percent is 11.85 (10.77, 12.93) with a 95% confidence interval from 10.77 to 12.93.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,002.

#### New York

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was met. - Percent : The percent is 11.99 (11.21, 12.77) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.21 to 12.77.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,650.

#### Colorado

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 12.37 (11.59, 13.15) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.59 to 13.15.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,115.

#### Illinois

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 12.70 (11.29, 14.11) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.29 to 14.11.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 424.

#### Arizona

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 13.12 (12.16, 14.08) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.16 to 14.08.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,308.

#### Texas

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 13.20 (11.97, 14.43) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.97 to 14.43.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,585.

#### Vermont

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 13.27 (11.94, 14.60) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.94 to 14.60.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 731.

#### Oregon

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 13.35 (12.25, 14.45) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.25 to 14.45.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 664.

#### Rhode Island

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 13.46 (12.01, 14.91) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.01 to 14.91.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 626.

#### Virginia

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 13.64 (12.66, 14.62) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.66 to 14.62.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,188.

#### Idaho

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 13.65 (12.40, 14.90) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.40 to 14.90.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 776.

#### Minnesota

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 13.85 (13.18, 14.52) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.18 to 14.52.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 2,111.

#### New Hampshire

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 13.87 (12.58, 15.16) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.58 to 15.16.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 703.

#### Nebraska

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 13.94 (13.08, 14.80) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.08 to 14.80.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,866.

#### Nevada

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 14.24 (12.42, 16.06) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.42 to 16.06.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 366.

#### Florida

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 14.69 (13.22, 16.16) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.22 to 16.16.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,739.

#### Delaware

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 15.14 (13.49, 16.79) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.49 to 16.79.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 534.

#### Wisconsin

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 15.48 (13.95, 17.01) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.95 to 17.01.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 682.

#### Iowa

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 15.76 (14.84, 16.68) with a 95% confidence interval from 14.84 to 16.68.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,300.

#### Pennsylvania

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 15.77 (14.48, 17.06) with a 95% confidence interval from 14.48 to 17.06.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 785.

#### Georgia

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 15.79 (14.50, 17.08) with a 95% confidence interval from 14.50 to 17.08.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,280.

#### New Mexico

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 16.06 (14.51, 17.61) with a 95% confidence interval from 14.51 to 17.61.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 910.

#### Montana

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 16.39 (15.17, 17.61) with a 95% confidence interval from 15.17 to 17.61.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 883.

#### North Carolina

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 16.51 (15.28, 17.74) with a 95% confidence interval from 15.28 to 17.74.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 861.

#### Maine

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 16.53 (15.33, 17.73) with a 95% confidence interval from 15.33 to 17.73.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,442.

#### Kansas

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 16.61 (15.63, 17.59) with a 95% confidence interval from 15.63 to 17.59.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,421.

#### North Dakota

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 17.35 (15.63, 19.07) with a 95% confidence interval from 15.63 to 19.07.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 599.

#### Missouri

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 17.76 (16.66, 18.86) with a 95% confidence interval from 16.66 to 18.86.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,492.

#### South Dakota

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 17.77 (15.48, 20.06) with a 95% confidence interval from 15.48 to 20.06.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,053.

#### Alaska

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 17.98 (16.02, 19.94) with a 95% confidence interval from 16.02 to 19.94.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 588.

#### South Carolina

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 18.12 (16.47, 19.77) with a 95% confidence interval from 16.47 to 19.77.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 577.

#### Louisiana

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 18.29 (16.74, 19.84) with a 95% confidence interval from 16.74 to 19.84.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 736.

#### Michigan

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 18.38 (17.11, 19.65) with a 95% confidence interval from 17.11 to 19.65.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,017.

#### Wyoming

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 18.46 (16.74, 20.18) with a 95% confidence interval from 16.74 to 20.18.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 637.

#### Alabama

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 18.47 (17.00, 19.94) with a 95% confidence interval from 17.00 to 19.94.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 805.

#### Oklahoma

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 19.09 (17.62, 20.56) with a 95% confidence interval from 17.62 to 20.56.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 798.

#### Ohio

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 19.29 (18.33, 20.25) with a 95% confidence interval from 18.33 to 20.25.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 2,680.

#### Indiana

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 19.39 (18.29, 20.49) with a 95% confidence interval from 18.29 to 20.49.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,382.

#### Tennessee

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 19.49 (17.82, 21.16) with a 95% confidence interval from 17.82 to 21.16.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 823.

#### Mississippi

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 20.10 (18.69, 21.51) with a 95% confidence interval from 18.69 to 21.51.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,023.

#### Arkansas

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 20.46 (18.79, 22.13) with a 95% confidence interval from 18.79 to 22.13.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 793.

#### Kentucky

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 21.38 (19.67, 23.09) with a 95% confidence interval from 19.67 to 23.09.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 729.

#### West Virginia

- Met Objective of 12.0%?
^{1}: The Healthy People 2020 Objective was*not*met. - Percent : The percent is 22.57 (21.20, 23.94) with a 95% confidence interval from 21.20 to 23.94.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,157.

**Notes:**

Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/19/2022 6:53 pm.

^{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}2020 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.

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.