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


Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/02/2015 5:45 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.