Screening and Risk Factors Table

New: County level modeled estimates for breast or cervical screening, smoking, and colorectal screening.
  • How do you find them?

    These estimates are only available for

    • Mammogram in Past 2 Years, Age 40+
    • Pap Smear in Past 3 Years, No Hysterectomy, Ages 18+
    • Fecal occult blood test (FOBT) in Past 2 Years, Ages 50+
    • Ever Had Colorectal Endoscopy (sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy), Ages 50+
    • Ever Had Colorectal Cancer Test (home-based FOBT in the past two years or ever had a colorectal endoscopy), Ages 50+
    • Smokers (current or ever), Age 18+

    Select one of those statistics in the Screening and Risk Factors drop-down, and then you can choose County-Level Modeled Estimates in the Data Type drop-down when you choose Counties for a specific state (e.g., Alabama Counties) in the Area drop-down.

    For more about what these estimates are, see the Data Type Explanation.

  • Why are they different?

    One difference is that the direct estimate is from data collected in one year, while the modeled estimate relies on pooled data from 2008 through 2010.

    Another difference is that the modeled estimates use data from BRFSS as well as another survey (NHIS) that has a smaller but more representative sample, in that NHIS includes people without phones or with only cell phones. The national cancer screening prevalence estimates based on the BRFSS was sometimes substantially larger than the NHIS estimates for the same time period1. For similar time periods, the modeled estimates may be closer to the true value.

    See the Data Type Explanation.

    The model uses multiple years (2008-2010) to provide reasonable sample sizes (mainly for estimates at the county level), and needs at least two years of data from each survey. For the screening questions, data actually came from year 2008 and 2010. For smoking, data came from each year of 2008 to 2010.

    1 Davis WW, Parsons VL, Xie D, Schenker N, Town M, Raghunathan TE, Feuer EJ. State-based estimates of mammography screening rates based on information from two health surveys. Public Health Rep 2010 Jul-Aug;125(4):567-578. [Access article]

Data Options

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(2018-2019 Tobacco Use Supplement Data)

Percent of People Who Answered No One is Allowed to Smoke Anywhere Inside Their Home (All People)
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 18+
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: TU-14
Increase the proportion of smoke-free homes

Sorted by Name
State
 sort alphabetically by name descending
Met
Objective
of 87.0%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
 sort by percent ascending
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States Yes 90.0 (89.8, 90.3) 120,434
Alabama No 85.9 (83.2, 88.2) 2,257
Alaska Yes 92.3 (90.8, 93.6) 1,403
Arizona Yes 93.6 (92.3, 94.7) 2,031
Arkansas No 85.6 (83.3, 87.6) 1,964
California Yes 93.7 (93.1, 94.3) 9,925
Colorado Yes 92.1 (90.3, 93.6) 1,278
Connecticut Yes 91.6 (89.8, 93.1) 1,121
Delaware Yes 90.3 (87.9, 92.3) 1,237
District of Columbia Yes 89.3 (87.8, 90.6) 2,375
Florida Yes 92.0 (91.1, 92.8) 5,084
Georgia Yes 89.0 (87.3, 90.5) 2,693
Hawaii Yes 88.7 (86.2, 90.7) 1,378
Idaho Yes 94.4 (93.0, 95.5) 2,176
Illinois Yes 89.3 (88.1, 90.4) 3,113
Indiana No 85.3 (82.3, 87.8) 1,898
Iowa Yes 89.0 (87.0, 90.7) 1,469
Kansas Yes 88.4 (86.1, 90.3) 1,549
Kentucky No 80.3 (77.3, 83.0) 1,656
Louisiana Yes 87.1 (85.2, 88.9) 2,615
Maine Yes 87.7 (85.4, 89.7) 1,188
Maryland Yes 92.5 (90.8, 93.9) 1,472
Massachusetts Yes 92.0 (90.5, 93.2) 2,405
Michigan No 85.6 (83.7, 87.3) 2,605
Minnesota Yes 92.4 (90.1, 94.1) 1,831
Mississippi No 83.6 (81.9, 85.2) 2,516
Missouri No 85.2 (83.6, 86.6) 1,685
Montana Yes 92.0 (90.5, 93.3) 2,463
Nebraska Yes 91.5 (89.6, 93.2) 1,489
Nevada Yes 91.7 (90.2, 92.9) 1,642
New Hampshire Yes 92.7 (91.1, 94.0) 1,759
New Jersey Yes 91.3 (89.6, 92.7) 2,314
New Mexico Yes 89.6 (87.5, 91.3) 2,302
New York Yes 88.8 (87.6, 89.9) 4,298
North Carolina Yes 88.4 (86.8, 89.9) 2,639
North Dakota Yes 90.0 (87.7, 91.8) 1,946
Ohio No 83.1 (81.7, 84.5) 2,885
Oklahoma No 86.4 (84.4, 88.2) 1,855
Oregon Yes 94.6 (92.9, 95.9) 2,108
Pennsylvania Yes 88.4 (86.8, 89.8) 3,278
Rhode Island Yes 91.8 (89.7, 93.4) 1,084
South Carolina Yes 88.8 (86.8, 90.6) 1,828
South Dakota Yes 90.4 (88.3, 92.2) 1,391
Tennessee No 86.4 (85.0, 87.7) 2,392
Texas Yes 92.4 (91.5, 93.2) 6,779
Utah Yes 95.2 (93.4, 96.5) 1,950
Vermont Yes 92.2 (90.8, 93.5) 1,819
Virginia Yes 91.5 (89.5, 93.1) 2,355
Washington Yes 93.8 (92.2, 95.1) 2,554
West Virginia No 79.5 (77.4, 81.5) 2,445
Wisconsin Yes 90.6 (89.2, 91.8) 2,002
Wyoming Yes 91.4 (89.7, 92.9) 1,933
Puerto Rico data not available data not available data not available
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 01/23/2022 11:24 am.
Data not available for this combination of data selections.

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 Source: 2018-2019 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS).

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.

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