Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2017 BRFSS Data)

Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5 to <25)
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 20+
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: NWS-8
Increase the proportion of adults who are at a healthy weight

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


West Virginia


Mississippi


Louisiana


Arkansas


Oklahoma


Iowa


Alabama


North Dakota


Texas


Nebraska


Delaware


Missouri


Tennessee


Kentucky


Indiana


South Dakota


Puerto Rico


Ohio


Michigan


South Carolina


Pennsylvania


Kansas


North Carolina


Wisconsin


Alaska


Virginia


Maryland


Illinois


Idaho


Georgia


Nevada


Arizona


New Mexico


Wyoming


Minnesota


Rhode Island


Maine


New Hampshire


Oregon


Florida


Connecticut


Vermont


Massachusetts


Washington


Montana


New Jersey


New York


California


Utah


Hawaii


Colorado


District of Columbia




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/22/2019 3:17 am.

1 Healthy People 2020 Objectives are managed by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
2 2017 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. Data for the US is a median and not a percent.

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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.