Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2014 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


Arkansas


West Virginia


Louisiana


North Dakota


Oklahoma


Texas


Kentucky


Ohio


Tennessee


Indiana


Iowa


South Carolina


Delaware


Wisconsin


Alabama


Nebraska


Michigan


Kansas


North Carolina


Georgia


Idaho


South Dakota


Missouri


Maryland


Pennsylvania


Illinois


New Mexico


Wyoming


Virginia


Arizona


Maine


Nevada


Alaska


Minnesota


New Hampshire


Washington


Montana


New Jersey


Florida


Oregon


Rhode Island


New York


Connecticut


California


Vermont


Utah


Massachusetts


Hawaii


Colorado


District of Columbia




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/07/2016 7:29 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 2014 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.