Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2012 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
District of Columbia
Massachusetts
Vermont
Hawaii
New York
Montana
New Jersey
Wyoming
Utah
California
Florida
Minnesota
Rhode Island
Connecticut
Arizona
Nevada
Alaska
Washington
Idaho
New Hampshire
New Mexico
Oregon
Delaware
Maryland
Virginia
South Dakota
Maine
Illinois
Nebraska
Pennsylvania
Georgia
Texas
Wisconsin
North Carolina
Kansas
North Dakota
Missouri
Ohio
Iowa
Kentucky
Indiana
Tennessee
Michigan
South Carolina
Oklahoma
Alabama
West Virginia
Arkansas
Mississippi
Louisiana


Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/19/2014 5:46 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.