State Cancer Profiles

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/24/2017 8:12 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 2015 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 2015 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
State Met
Objective
of 12.0%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States No 16.7 (16.5, 16.9) 61,223
Kentucky No 25.9 (24.3, 27.7) 1,793
West Virginia No 25.7 (24.3, 27.1) 1,336
Arkansas No 24.9 (22.7, 27.3) 846
Mississippi No 22.5 (20.9, 24.3) 998
Missouri No 22.3 (20.8, 23.8) 1,349
Oklahoma No 22.2 (20.6, 23.8) 1,148
Louisiana No 21.9 (20.2, 23.6) 799
Tennessee No 21.9 (20.3, 23.6) 1,105
Ohio No 21.6 (20.2, 23.0) 1,929
Alabama No 21.4 (20.1, 22.8) 1,393
Michigan No 20.7 (19.6, 21.9) 1,460
Indiana No 20.6 (18.9, 22.3) 917
South Dakota No 20.1 (18.4, 21.9) 1,114
South Carolina No 19.7 (18.6, 20.8) 1,791
Maine No 19.5 (18.1, 20.9) 1,303
Alaska No 19.1 (17.1, 21.3) 639
Wyoming No 19.1 (17.3, 20.9) 773
North Carolina No 19.0 (17.8, 20.3) 1,088
Montana No 18.9 (17.4, 20.5) 934
North Dakota No 18.7 (17.2, 20.3) 725
Iowa No 18.1 (16.7, 19.5) 867
Pennsylvania No 18.1 (16.8, 19.6) 908
Georgia No 17.7 (16.1, 19.3) 663
Kansas No 17.7 (17.1, 18.4) 3,343
Nevada No 17.5 (15.3, 20.0) 446
New Mexico No 17.5 (16.1, 19.1) 956
Delaware No 17.4 (15.7, 19.2) 612
Wisconsin No 17.3 (15.9, 18.8) 948
Nebraska No 17.1 (16.2, 18.1) 2,484
Oregon No 17.1 (15.8, 18.6) 716
Virginia No 16.5 (15.5, 17.7) 1,247
Minnesota No 16.2 (15.4, 17.0) 2,293
District of Columbia No 16.0 (13.7, 18.6) 488
Vermont No 16.0 (14.8, 17.3) 890
New Hampshire No 15.9 (14.6, 17.3) 873
Florida No 15.8 (14.7, 17.0) 1,218
Colorado No 15.6 (14.6, 16.7) 1,673
Rhode Island No 15.5 (14.1, 17.1) 778
New York No 15.2 (14.3, 16.2) 1,574
Texas No 15.2 (14.1, 16.4) 1,817
Illinois No 15.1 (13.8, 16.5) 677
Maryland No 15.1 (13.7, 16.6) 1,396
Washington No 15.0 (14.1, 15.8) 1,843
Hawaii No 14.1 (12.9, 15.4) 857
Arizona No 14.0 (12.9, 15.3) 889
Massachusetts No 14.0 (13.0, 15.0) 1,221
Idaho No 13.8 (12.5, 15.2) 707
Connecticut No 13.5 (12.6, 14.5) 1,309
New Jersey No 13.5 (12.5, 14.6) 1,448
California Yes 11.7 (11.0, 12.4) 1,295
Puerto Rico Yes 10.7 (9.7, 11.9) 462
Utah Yes 9.1 (8.4, 9.8) 885