Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2019 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


District of Columbia


Colorado


Hawaii


Massachusetts


California


Vermont


Florida


New York


Montana


Washington


Oregon


Connecticut


Idaho


Utah


Rhode Island


Wyoming


Minnesota


Alaska


Nevada


New Hampshire


New Mexico


Arizona


Illinois


Maine


Virginia


Maryland


Puerto Rico


South Dakota


Georgia


Pennsylvania


North Carolina


Texas


Wisconsin


Nebraska


Iowa


Delaware


Missouri


Ohio


North Dakota


South Carolina


Kansas


Indiana


Louisiana


Alabama


Michigan


Kentucky


Oklahoma


Tennessee


Arkansas


West Virginia


Mississippi


New Jersey

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/26/2021 4:05 am.
Data not available for this combination of data selections.

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 2019 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.