Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

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 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


Arkansas


Mississippi


Alabama


Louisiana


Texas


Oklahoma


Tennessee


Kansas


Alaska


Puerto Rico


Nebraska


Kentucky


Delaware


Ohio


Pennsylvania


North Dakota


Missouri


Iowa


Michigan


Illinois


Maine


Wisconsin


Georgia


Indiana


South Carolina


Wyoming


North Carolina


Arizona


Idaho


Maryland


Nevada


Oregon


Virginia


South Dakota


New Mexico


Florida


New Jersey


New Hampshire


Minnesota


Connecticut


Rhode Island


Washington


Montana


California


Massachusetts


Utah


Vermont


New York


Hawaii


Colorado


District of Columbia




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/25/2017 2:51 pm.

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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.