Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2013 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 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
Arkansas
Mississippi
West Virginia
Louisiana
Kentucky
Oklahoma
North Dakota
South Dakota
Tennessee
Alabama
Indiana
Wisconsin
Iowa
South Carolina
Nebraska
Texas
Michigan
North Carolina
Georgia
Nevada
Ohio
Alaska
Missouri
Kansas
Illinois
Rhode Island
Maine
Delaware
Maryland
Idaho
Pennsylvania
Wyoming
Virginia
Florida
New Jersey
New Mexico
Arizona
Connecticut
New York
New Hampshire
Vermont
Minnesota
Washington
Montana
California
Utah
Oregon
Massachusetts
Colorado
Hawaii
District of Columbia


Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/01/2015 5:44 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 2013 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.