State Cancer Profiles

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/29/2015 11:56 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.
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
State Met
Objective
of 30.6%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States Yes 29.0 (28.7, 29.3) 131,837
Colorado Yes 21.7 (20.8, 22.7) 2,686
Hawaii Yes 22.3 (20.9, 23.8) 1,600
District of Columbia Yes 23.4 (21.4, 25.4) 1,101
Massachusetts Yes 24.4 (23.2, 25.5) 3,464
California Yes 24.8 (23.6, 25.9) 2,538
Utah Yes 25.1 (24.2, 26.2) 2,971
Montana Yes 25.2 (24.0, 26.5) 2,460
Connecticut Yes 25.5 (24.1, 27.0) 1,885
Vermont Yes 25.6 (24.3, 27.1) 1,512
New York Yes 26.2 (25.0, 27.5) 2,123
Minnesota Yes 26.3 (25.0, 27.8) 3,586
Florida Yes 27.0 (26.0, 28.1) 9,376
Nevada Yes 27.0 (24.7, 29.3) 1,231
New Jersey Yes 27.1 (25.9, 28.3) 3,259
Oregon Yes 27.2 (25.6, 28.8) 1,477
New Mexico Yes 27.3 (25.9, 28.6) 2,385
New Hampshire Yes 27.4 (25.9, 28.9) 1,668
Arizona Yes 27.7 (25.2, 30.4) 1,056
Virginia Yes 27.7 (26.4, 29.1) 2,253
Washington Yes 27.8 (26.6, 28.9) 2,878
Rhode Island Yes 28.1 (26.6, 29.6) 1,704
Wyoming Yes 28.4 (26.8, 30.1) 1,653
Maryland Yes 29.1 (27.8, 30.3) 3,601
Alaska Yes 29.2 (27.2, 31.2) 1,275
Maine Yes 29.6 (28.3, 31.0) 2,200
North Carolina Yes 30.1 (28.8, 31.5) 2,534
Idaho Yes 30.2 (28.4, 32.0) 1,541
Illinois Yes 30.2 (28.5, 32.0) 1,607
Nebraska Yes 30.3 (29.1, 31.4) 5,002
Pennsylvania Yes 30.5 (29.4, 31.7) 3,239
Wisconsin Yes 30.5 (28.8, 32.4) 1,950
Kansas No 30.7 (30.0, 31.5) 6,609
Georgia No 30.8 (29.4, 32.2) 2,355
South Dakota No 31.0 (29.1, 33.0) 2,028
Missouri No 31.1 (29.4, 32.8) 2,117
Ohio No 31.2 (30.0, 32.5) 3,615
Texas No 31.7 (30.2, 33.1) 3,083
Delaware No 31.9 (30.1, 33.7) 1,530
North Dakota No 31.9 (30.4, 33.4) 2,329
Iowa No 32.0 (30.6, 33.4) 2,419
Michigan No 32.4 (31.3, 33.6) 3,838
Indiana No 32.6 (31.4, 33.9) 3,137
South Carolina No 32.8 (31.4, 34.1) 3,258
Oklahoma No 32.9 (31.6, 34.3) 2,528
Alabama No 33.3 (31.7, 35.0) 2,128
Kentucky No 34.0 (32.6, 35.4) 3,548
Louisiana No 34.3 (32.2, 36.4) 1,683
Tennessee No 34.3 (32.5, 36.2) 1,768
Arkansas No 35.0 (33.1, 37.0) 1,642
West Virginia No 35.5 (34.1, 37.1) 1,962
Mississippi No 35.7 (34.0, 37.3) 2,445