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


District of Columbia


Colorado


Hawaii


New York


Vermont


Massachusetts


Utah


California


Montana


Washington


Rhode Island


Connecticut


Minnesota


New Hampshire


New Jersey


Florida


New Mexico


South Dakota


Virginia


Oregon


Nevada


Idaho


Maryland


Arizona


North Carolina


South Carolina


Wyoming


Georgia


Indiana


Illinois


Maine


Wisconsin


Iowa


Michigan


Missouri


North Dakota


Ohio


Pennsylvania


Delaware


Kentucky


Nebraska


Alaska


Kansas


Tennessee


Oklahoma


Texas


Louisiana


Alabama


Mississippi


Arkansas


West Virginia




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/30/2017 6:51 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.