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


Mississippi


West Virginia


Arkansas


Louisiana


Tennessee


Kentucky


Alabama


Oklahoma


South Carolina


Indiana


Michigan


Iowa


Delaware


North Dakota


Texas


Ohio


Missouri


South Dakota


Georgia


Kansas


Pennsylvania


Wisconsin


Nebraska


Idaho


Illinois


North Carolina


Maine


Alaska


Maryland


Wyoming


Rhode Island


Washington


Arizona


Virginia


New Hampshire


New Mexico


Oregon


New Jersey


Florida


Nevada


Minnesota


New York


Vermont


Connecticut


Montana


Utah


California


Massachusetts


District of Columbia


Hawaii


Colorado




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 02/10/2016 12:45 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.