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


District of Columbia


Colorado


Hawaii


Utah


California


New York


New Jersey


Montana


Washington


Massachusetts


Vermont


Connecticut


Florida


Oregon


New Hampshire


Maine


Minnesota


Rhode Island


New Mexico


Wyoming


Arizona


Nevada


Georgia


Idaho


Illinois


Maryland


Virginia


Alaska


Wisconsin


North Carolina


Kansas


Pennsylvania


South Carolina


Michigan


Ohio


Puerto Rico


South Dakota


Indiana


Kentucky


Tennessee


Missouri


Delaware


Nebraska


Texas


Alabama


North Dakota


Iowa


Oklahoma


Arkansas


Louisiana


Mississippi


West Virginia




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 03/30/2020 8:47 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 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.