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 02/08/2016 8:24 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.