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 02/09/2016 11:39 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 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.