Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2012 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
Louisiana
Mississippi
Arkansas
Oklahoma
West Virginia
Alabama
Kentucky
North Dakota
Delaware
Michigan
Missouri
Wisconsin
Indiana
Kansas
North Carolina
South Carolina
Ohio
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Iowa
Nebraska
Georgia
Illinois
Pennsylvania
Alaska
Virginia
Maine
Maryland
Nevada
New Mexico
Idaho
Wyoming
Minnesota
Rhode Island
Connecticut
Florida
Washington
Arizona
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
Oregon
Montana
California
Vermont
Massachusetts
Utah
Hawaii
Colorado
District of Columbia


Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/30/2014 6:54 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 2012 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.