State Cancer Profiles

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/09/2016 10:26 am.

1 Healthy People 2020 Objectives is managed by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
2 2015 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.
Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2015 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 Name
State Met
Objective
of 33.9%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States No 32.6 (32.3, 32.9) 125,936
Alabama No 27.8 (26.4, 29.3) 2,013
Alaska No 29.6 (27.2, 32.1) 1,025
Arizona No 31.7 (30.2, 33.4) 2,431
Arkansas No 27.0 (24.8, 29.3) 1,409
California Yes 36.7 (35.5, 37.8) 4,110
Colorado Yes 40.0 (38.6, 41.4) 4,652
Connecticut Yes 34.9 (33.6, 36.2) 3,777
Delaware No 30.5 (28.4, 32.7) 1,065
District of Columbia Yes 42.7 (39.4, 46.0) 1,430
Florida No 33.3 (31.9, 34.7) 3,123
Georgia No 31.3 (29.5, 33.3) 1,326
Hawaii Yes 39.8 (38.2, 41.5) 2,705
Idaho No 31.8 (30.0, 33.7) 1,687
Illinois No 31.2 (29.5, 32.9) 1,563
Indiana No 31.3 (29.5, 33.2) 1,713
Iowa No 31.1 (29.5, 32.8) 1,653
Kansas No 28.9 (28.1, 29.7) 5,957
Kentucky No 30.3 (28.6, 32.0) 2,242
Louisiana No 28.0 (26.2, 29.9) 1,162
Maine No 31.2 (29.8, 32.7) 2,701
Maryland No 31.8 (30.0, 33.7) 3,446
Massachusetts Yes 37.0 (35.6, 38.5) 2,922
Michigan No 31.1 (29.9, 32.4) 2,532
Minnesota Yes 34.4 (33.4, 35.3) 5,025
Mississippi No 27.5 (25.8, 29.3) 1,548
Missouri No 31.0 (29.4, 32.7) 1,957
Montana Yes 36.3 (34.5, 38.2) 1,876
Nebraska No 30.1 (29.0, 31.3) 4,512
Nevada No 32.2 (29.4, 35.1) 925
New Hampshire Yes 34.1 (32.5, 35.9) 2,097
New Jersey Yes 33.9 (32.4, 35.4) 3,288
New Mexico No 33.2 (31.3, 35.1) 2,055
New York Yes 37.6 (36.4, 38.8) 4,038
North Carolina No 31.6 (30.2, 33.1) 1,846
North Dakota No 30.8 (29.0, 32.7) 1,319
Ohio No 30.6 (29.1, 32.1) 3,170
Oklahoma No 28.4 (26.8, 30.1) 1,806
Oregon No 32.8 (31.1, 34.5) 1,654
Pennsylvania No 30.6 (29.0, 32.2) 1,627
Rhode Island Yes 35.1 (33.2, 37.0) 1,915
South Carolina No 31.4 (30.1, 32.7) 3,171
South Dakota No 33.1 (31.1, 35.2) 1,964
Tennessee No 28.6 (26.7, 30.5) 1,570
Texas No 28.2 (26.8, 29.7) 3,820
Utah Yes 37.0 (35.8, 38.2) 3,584
Vermont Yes 37.4 (35.8, 39.1) 2,154
Virginia No 32.9 (31.5, 34.4) 2,565
Washington Yes 35.3 (34.2, 36.4) 4,970
West Virginia No 26.3 (24.9, 27.7) 1,428
Wisconsin No 31.2 (29.5, 33.0) 1,715
Wyoming No 31.4 (29.4, 33.5) 1,693