Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2016 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


Mississippi


West Virginia


Alabama


Arkansas


Louisiana


Kentucky


Iowa


Nebraska


Tennessee


Texas


Oklahoma


Delaware


North Dakota


Indiana


South Carolina


Michigan


Puerto Rico


Alaska


Missouri


South Dakota


Kansas


Wisconsin


North Carolina


Ohio


Georgia


Illinois


New Mexico


Pennsylvania


Virginia


Minnesota


Wyoming


Maine


Maryland


Arizona


Idaho


New Jersey


Rhode Island


Washington


Florida


New Hampshire


Oregon


Montana


Nevada


California


New York


Connecticut


Vermont


Utah


Massachusetts


Hawaii


Colorado


District of Columbia




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/21/2018 7:52 am.

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.