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 02/07/2016 12:51 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 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.