State Cancer Profiles

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/28/2016 7:33 am.

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 2014 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.
Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2014 BRFSS Data)

Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5 to <25)
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 20+
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: NWS-8
Increase the proportion of adults who are at a healthy weight

Sorted by Name
State Met
Objective
of 33.9%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States No 32.8 (32.5, 33.1) 135,729
Alabama No 30.5 (29.1, 32.1) 2,375
Alaska No 33.0 (31.0, 35.1) 1,332
Arizona No 32.8 (31.5, 34.2) 4,656
Arkansas No 26.8 (24.9, 28.8) 1,386
California Yes 36.7 (35.3, 38.1) 2,935
Colorado Yes 39.5 (38.4, 40.7) 4,923
Connecticut Yes 36.5 (34.9, 38.1) 2,571
Delaware No 30.3 (28.2, 32.4) 1,137
District of Columbia Yes 42.4 (39.7, 45.2) 1,504
Florida Yes 34.9 (33.5, 36.2) 3,245
Georgia No 31.2 (29.5, 32.8) 1,774
Hawaii Yes 38.5 (36.9, 40.2) 2,671
Idaho No 31.7 (29.8, 33.6) 1,628
Illinois No 32.5 (30.8, 34.3) 1,561
Indiana No 30.2 (29.0, 31.4) 3,258
Iowa No 30.2 (28.9, 31.6) 2,220
Kansas No 31.0 (30.0, 32.0) 3,769
Kentucky No 29.5 (28.0, 31.0) 2,902
Louisiana No 28.2 (26.8, 29.6) 1,781
Maine No 32.9 (31.6, 34.3) 2,866
Maryland No 32.3 (30.8, 33.9) 3,655
Massachusetts Yes 37.8 (36.6, 39.1) 5,134
Michigan No 30.8 (29.5, 32.1) 2,386
Minnesota No 33.1 (32.2, 34.0) 4,865
Mississippi No 26.7 (24.8, 28.7) 1,048
Missouri No 31.8 (30.2, 33.6) 1,950
Montana Yes 34.0 (32.4, 35.7) 2,295
Nebraska No 30.5 (29.5, 31.6) 6,124
Nevada No 32.9 (30.4, 35.4) 1,228
New Hampshire No 33.4 (31.7, 35.2) 1,876
New Jersey Yes 34.0 (32.7, 35.3) 3,935
New Mexico No 32.6 (31.0, 34.2) 2,758
New York Yes 36.1 (34.5, 37.6) 2,269
North Carolina No 31.1 (29.7, 32.5) 2,077
North Dakota No 28.4 (26.7, 30.2) 2,020
Ohio No 30.0 (28.6, 31.5) 2,976
Oklahoma No 29.0 (27.7, 30.3) 2,238
Oregon Yes 34.9 (33.1, 36.7) 1,709
Pennsylvania No 32.4 (31.2, 33.8) 3,186
Rhode Island Yes 35.0 (33.2, 36.7) 2,049
South Carolina No 30.2 (29.0, 31.5) 3,067
South Dakota No 31.7 (29.8, 33.7) 2,096
Tennessee No 30.1 (28.2, 32.1) 1,433
Texas No 29.2 (27.9, 30.5) 4,215
Utah Yes 37.0 (36.0, 38.0) 4,941
Vermont Yes 36.8 (35.3, 38.2) 2,213
Virginia No 32.7 (31.3, 34.1) 2,786
Washington No 33.8 (32.5, 35.2) 3,107
West Virginia No 28.1 (26.6, 29.5) 1,633
Wisconsin No 30.3 (28.7, 32.0) 1,905
Wyoming No 32.6 (30.6, 34.7) 2,061