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


District of Columbia


Colorado


Hawaii


Massachusetts


Utah


Vermont


California


Connecticut


New York


Rhode Island


Florida


Oregon


Montana


New Jersey


Washington


New Hampshire


Minnesota


Alaska


Maine


Nevada


Arizona


Virginia


New Mexico


Wyoming


Illinois


Pennsylvania


Maryland


Missouri


Idaho


South Dakota


Georgia


North Carolina


Kansas


Michigan


Alabama


Nebraska


Delaware


Wisconsin


Indiana


Iowa


South Carolina


Tennessee


Ohio


Kentucky


Texas


Oklahoma


North Dakota


Louisiana


West Virginia


Arkansas


Mississippi




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/03/2016 12:42 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 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.