State Cancer Profiles

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/21/2014 11:31 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 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.
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
State Met
Objective
of 33.9%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States No 33.5 (33.2, 33.8) 144,508
District of Columbia Yes 45.5 (42.8, 48.2) 1,451
Colorado Yes 41.1 (39.9, 42.3) 4,653
Hawaii Yes 40.1 (38.4, 41.8) 2,982
Utah Yes 38.3 (37.1, 39.6) 4,232
Massachusetts Yes 38.1 (37.0, 39.1) 7,134
Vermont Yes 37.3 (35.7, 39.0) 2,163
California Yes 36.5 (35.3, 37.7) 5,096
Montana Yes 36.4 (35.0, 37.8) 2,921
Oregon Yes 36.0 (34.2, 37.8) 1,813
New York Yes 35.6 (33.9, 37.4) 2,083
New Hampshire Yes 35.4 (33.8, 37.0) 2,404
New Jersey Yes 35.4 (34.2, 36.6) 4,984
Arizona Yes 34.9 (33.1, 36.8) 2,413
Washington Yes 34.7 (33.7, 35.8) 4,899
Connecticut Yes 34.6 (33.2, 36.1) 2,851
Florida Yes 34.6 (32.9, 36.4) 2,488
Rhode Island Yes 34.4 (32.6, 36.3) 1,767
Minnesota Yes 34.3 (33.1, 35.5) 3,938
Idaho Yes 33.9 (31.7, 36.1) 1,830
Wyoming Yes 33.9 (31.9, 35.9) 2,061
New Mexico No 33.8 (32.5, 35.1) 2,834
Maine No 33.4 (32.2, 34.6) 3,156
Maryland No 33.4 (31.9, 34.8) 3,783
Nevada No 33.4 (31.4, 35.4) 1,601
Virginia No 33.0 (31.5, 34.4) 2,318
Alaska No 32.5 (30.5, 34.6) 1,244
Pennsylvania No 32.4 (31.3, 33.4) 5,915
Georgia No 32.3 (30.6, 34.1) 1,784
Illinois No 32.3 (30.6, 34.2) 1,761
Nebraska No 32.2 (31.2, 33.2) 5,605
Iowa No 32.0 (30.6, 33.4) 2,067
Texas No 31.9 (30.5, 33.4) 2,708
Tennessee No 31.8 (30.2, 33.5) 2,043
Ohio No 31.7 (30.5, 32.8) 3,723
South Dakota No 31.7 (30.0, 33.4) 2,271
North Carolina No 31.5 (30.3, 32.6) 3,432
South Carolina No 31.5 (30.3, 32.8) 3,648
Kansas No 31.3 (30.1, 32.4) 3,592
Indiana No 31.2 (29.8, 32.5) 2,486
Wisconsin No 30.9 (29.0, 32.8) 1,481
Delaware No 30.8 (29.1, 32.6) 1,539
Michigan No 30.8 (29.5, 32.0) 2,985
Missouri No 30.8 (29.1, 32.4) 1,923
North Dakota No 30.7 (28.9, 32.5) 1,392
Kentucky No 30.0 (28.6, 31.4) 3,016
Alabama No 29.8 (28.3, 31.3) 2,466
West Virginia No 29.7 (28.2, 31.3) 1,502
Oklahoma No 29.4 (28.1, 30.8) 2,267
Arkansas No 29.2 (27.5, 31.0) 1,456
Mississippi No 28.2 (26.7, 29.8) 2,011
Louisiana No 27.9 (26.4, 29.5) 2,336