Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2013 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

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


Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/29/2015 8:03 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.