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Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2011 BRFSS Data)

Obese (BMI >= 30)
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 20+
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: NWS-9
Reduce the proportion of adults who are obese

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State
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Met
Objective
of 30.6%?1

Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)

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Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States Yes 28.1 (27.9, 28.4) 129,909
Wyoming Yes 25.6 (24.0, 27.2) 1,639
Wisconsin Yes 28.5 (26.5, 30.5) 1,437
West Virginia No 33.2 (31.6, 34.8) 1,636
Washington Yes 27.3 (26.1, 28.6) 3,767
Virginia Yes 29.8 (28.1, 31.6) 1,768
Vermont Yes 26.1 (24.7, 27.5) 1,678
Utah Yes 25.4 (24.4, 26.5) 2,921
Texas No 31.4 (30.0, 32.8) 4,030
Tennessee Yes 29.9 (27.5, 32.5) 1,715
South Dakota Yes 29.0 (27.0, 30.9) 2,283
South Carolina No 31.7 (30.4, 33.0) 3,940
Rhode Island Yes 26.2 (24.6, 27.8) 1,511
Pennsylvania Yes 29.0 (27.7, 30.2) 3,118
Oregon Yes 27.4 (25.8, 29.0) 1,541
Oklahoma No 31.8 (30.4, 33.3) 2,530
Ohio Yes 30.1 (28.8, 31.4) 2,703
North Dakota Yes 28.8 (27.3, 30.4) 1,423
North Carolina Yes 29.8 (28.4, 31.3) 2,952
New York Yes 25.3 (23.9, 26.6) 1,752
New Mexico Yes 27.1 (25.9, 28.4) 2,290
New Jersey Yes 24.2 (23.2, 25.3) 3,461
New Hampshire Yes 26.7 (25.2, 28.2) 1,576
Nevada Yes 25.1 (23.1, 27.3) 1,264
Nebraska Yes 29.3 (28.5, 30.2) 7,208
Montana Yes 25.2 (23.9, 26.6) 2,481
Missouri No 31.0 (29.4, 32.7) 1,843
Mississippi No 35.6 (34.2, 37.1) 2,931
Minnesota Yes 26.5 (25.4, 27.6) 3,685
Michigan No 32.1 (30.8, 33.5) 3,289
Massachusetts Yes 23.4 (22.4, 24.4) 4,986
Maryland Yes 28.8 (27.4, 30.3) 2,614
Maine Yes 28.5 (27.5, 29.6) 3,427
Louisiana No 34.8 (33.3, 36.3) 3,548
Kentucky No 30.8 (29.4, 32.3) 3,246
Kansas Yes 30.3 (29.5, 31.2) 5,875
Iowa Yes 29.8 (28.4, 31.1) 1,991
Indiana No 31.2 (29.8, 32.6) 2,554
Illinois Yes 28.0 (26.3, 29.8) 1,506
Idaho Yes 27.6 (25.9, 29.5) 1,552
Hawaii Yes 22.7 (21.3, 24.3) 1,533
Georgia Yes 28.8 (27.4, 30.2) 2,713
Florida Yes 27.2 (25.9, 28.5) 3,210
District of Columbia Yes 24.5 (22.6, 26.5) 1,022
Delaware Yes 29.6 (27.8, 31.6) 1,336
Connecticut Yes 24.8 (23.3, 26.3) 1,575
Colorado Yes 21.4 (20.3, 22.4) 2,711
California Yes 24.6 (23.7, 25.5) 3,942
Arkansas No 31.5 (29.4, 33.7) 1,372
Arizona Yes 25.3 (23.2, 27.5) 1,489
Alaska Yes 28.0 (25.8, 30.3) 938
Alabama No 32.9 (31.4, 34.5) 2,397
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/29/2014 2:04 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 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.
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