State Cancer Profiles

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/24/2014 3:00 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.
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
State Met
Objective
of 30.6%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
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Michigan * * *
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Kentucky * * *
Iowa * * *
Missouri * * *
Ohio * * *
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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 * * *
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Rhode Island * * *
Florida * * *
California * * *
Utah * * *
Wyoming * * *
New Jersey * * *
Montana * * *
New York * * *
Hawaii * * *
Vermont * * *
Massachusetts * * *
District of Columbia * * *
Colorado * * *