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 08/28/2015 1:09 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.