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


Mississippi


West Virginia


Arkansas


Tennessee


Oklahoma


Kentucky


Michigan


Alabama


Louisiana


Indiana


Kansas


South Carolina


North Dakota


Ohio


Delaware


Missouri


Iowa


Nebraska


Wisconsin


Texas


North Carolina


Pennsylvania


Georgia


South Dakota


Puerto Rico


Maryland


Virginia


Maine


Illinois


Arizona


New Mexico


New Hampshire


Nevada


Alaska


Minnesota


Wyoming


Rhode Island


Utah


Idaho


Connecticut


Oregon


Washington


Montana


New York


Florida


Vermont


California


Massachusetts


Hawaii


Colorado


District of Columbia


New Jersey

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/20/2021 1:25 pm.
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.