Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2021 YRBSS Data)

Overweight (>= 85th percentile but <95th percentile for BMI based on sex and age)
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, High School Students

Sorted by Risk

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


Georgia


Alabama


Mississippi


Kansas


Nevada


New Mexico


Louisiana


West Virginia


Rhode Island


Texas


District of Columbia


South Carolina


Oklahoma


Arizona


Connecticut


Florida


Arkansas


Kentucky


Missouri


Wisconsin


Iowa


New Jersey


North Dakota


Delaware


New York


Maryland


Nebraska


South Dakota


Tennessee


Virginia


Massachusetts


Illinois


Indiana


Pennsylvania


Maine


Michigan


Hawaii


Montana


Vermont


North Carolina


New Hampshire


Ohio


Colorado


Idaho


Utah


Alaska California Minnesota Oregon Puerto Rico Washington Wyoming

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/26/2024 5:07 pm.
* Data has been suppressed to ensure confidentiality and stability of rate estimates. Counts are suppressed if fewer than 16 records were reported in a specific area-sex-race category.
Data not available for this combination of data selections.
2 Source: YRBSS Survey Data is the source for this data. YRBSS includes a national school-based survey conducted by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state, territorial, tribal, and local surveys conducted by state, territorial, and local education and health agencies and tribal governments. Each survey sample (state or national) is only comparable to other groupings within the same survey. Data for several states are not available.

* < 30 respondents for the subgroup
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.