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 Screening and Risk Factors Report
National Cancer Institute State Cancer Profiles Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2011 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
State
Met
Objective
of 33.9%?1

Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)

Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States No 33.8 (33.5, 34.1) 156,273
West Virginia No 27.6 (26.1, 29.2) 1,372
Mississippi No 28.1 (26.8, 29.5) 2,343
Louisiana No 29.2 (27.8, 30.6) 2,931
Alabama No 30.1 (28.6, 31.7) 2,160
Kentucky No 30.5 (29.0, 32.0) 2,972
Tennessee No 30.6 (28.0, 33.3) 1,729
Indiana No 31.3 (29.9, 32.7) 2,393
South Carolina No 31.3 (29.9, 32.6) 3,692
Michigan No 31.5 (30.2, 32.9) 3,210
Ohio No 31.6 (30.3, 33.0) 2,957
Texas No 31.6 (30.3, 33.1) 4,515
Alaska No 31.7 (29.4, 34.1) 1,032
Oklahoma No 31.7 (30.3, 33.2) 2,584
Arkansas No 32.0 (29.8, 34.3) 1,394
Nebraska No 32.0 (31.2, 32.9) 7,477
Iowa No 32.2 (30.8, 33.6) 2,179
Missouri No 32.4 (30.7, 34.1) 1,897
Illinois No 32.5 (30.7, 34.4) 1,685
Maine No 32.5 (31.4, 33.6) 4,198
North Carolina No 32.5 (31.0, 33.9) 3,597
Kansas No 32.6 (31.8, 33.5) 6,255
South Dakota No 32.8 (30.8, 35.0) 2,405
Wisconsin No 32.8 (30.8, 34.9) 1,527
Delaware No 32.9 (30.9, 34.9) 1,433
North Dakota No 33.0 (31.2, 34.8) 1,520
Maryland No 33.1 (31.7, 34.6) 3,055
Pennsylvania No 33.3 (32.0, 34.6) 3,518
Georgia No 33.5 (32.1, 35.0) 3,035
Arizona No 33.7 (31.5, 36.0) 2,064
Virginia Yes 34.1 (32.4, 36.0) 2,055
New Mexico Yes 34.2 (32.9, 35.6) 3,092
Minnesota Yes 34.3 (33.2, 35.5) 4,883
Florida Yes 34.7 (33.4, 36.1) 3,951
Idaho Yes 34.7 (32.7, 36.7) 1,874
Oregon Yes 35.2 (33.5, 36.8) 2,123
Rhode Island Yes 35.2 (33.5, 36.9) 2,155
New Hampshire Yes 35.4 (33.7, 37.0) 2,144
Washington Yes 35.7 (34.3, 37.1) 4,714
Nevada Yes 36.0 (33.7, 38.3) 1,853
New Jersey Yes 36.0 (34.7, 37.2) 4,883
Wyoming Yes 36.2 (34.5, 38.0) 2,334
California Yes 36.4 (35.4, 37.5) 6,369
New York Yes 36.4 (34.9, 38.0) 2,675
Utah Yes 37.1 (35.9, 38.4) 4,256
Connecticut Yes 37.4 (35.7, 39.1) 2,404
Montana Yes 37.4 (35.9, 38.9) 3,386
Vermont Yes 37.7 (36.1, 39.3) 2,559
Massachusetts Yes 37.9 (36.8, 39.1) 7,329
Hawaii Yes 40.4 (38.7, 42.2) 3,069
Colorado Yes 40.7 (39.5, 42.0) 5,185
District of Columbia Yes 44.5 (42.2, 46.8) 1,851
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/17/2014 11:30 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 2011 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.