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


Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/31/2014 3:19 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 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.