Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2016 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


West Virginia


Mississippi


Arkansas


Alabama


Louisiana


Tennessee


Kentucky


Texas


Indiana


Iowa


Michigan


Oklahoma


Nebraska


South Carolina


Illinois


Alaska


North Dakota


Missouri


Ohio


North Carolina


Georgia


Kansas


Wisconsin


Delaware


Puerto Rico


Pennsylvania


Maryland


South Dakota


Maine


Arizona


Oregon


Virginia


Washington


New Mexico


Minnesota


Wyoming


Florida


Idaho


New Jersey


Vermont


Rhode Island


New Hampshire


Connecticut


Utah


Nevada


Montana


New York


California


Hawaii


Massachusetts


District of Columbia


Colorado




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 02/22/2019 9:59 pm.

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 2016 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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.