State Cancer Profiles

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/25/2016 4:11 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.
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
State Met
Objective
of 33.9%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States No 32.8 (32.5, 33.1) 135,729
District of Columbia Yes 42.4 (39.7, 45.2) 1,504
Colorado Yes 39.5 (38.4, 40.7) 4,923
Hawaii Yes 38.5 (36.9, 40.2) 2,671
Massachusetts Yes 37.8 (36.6, 39.1) 5,134
Utah Yes 37.0 (36.0, 38.0) 4,941
Vermont Yes 36.8 (35.3, 38.2) 2,213
California Yes 36.7 (35.3, 38.1) 2,935
Connecticut Yes 36.5 (34.9, 38.1) 2,571
New York Yes 36.1 (34.5, 37.6) 2,269
Rhode Island Yes 35.0 (33.2, 36.7) 2,049
Florida Yes 34.9 (33.5, 36.2) 3,245
Oregon Yes 34.9 (33.1, 36.7) 1,709
Montana Yes 34.0 (32.4, 35.7) 2,295
New Jersey Yes 34.0 (32.7, 35.3) 3,935
Washington No 33.8 (32.5, 35.2) 3,107
New Hampshire No 33.4 (31.7, 35.2) 1,876
Minnesota No 33.1 (32.2, 34.0) 4,865
Alaska No 33.0 (31.0, 35.1) 1,332
Maine No 32.9 (31.6, 34.3) 2,866
Nevada No 32.9 (30.4, 35.4) 1,228
Arizona No 32.8 (31.5, 34.2) 4,656
Virginia No 32.7 (31.3, 34.1) 2,786
New Mexico No 32.6 (31.0, 34.2) 2,758
Wyoming No 32.6 (30.6, 34.7) 2,061
Illinois No 32.5 (30.8, 34.3) 1,561
Pennsylvania No 32.4 (31.2, 33.8) 3,186
Maryland No 32.3 (30.8, 33.9) 3,655
Missouri No 31.8 (30.2, 33.6) 1,950
Idaho No 31.7 (29.8, 33.6) 1,628
South Dakota No 31.7 (29.8, 33.7) 2,096
Georgia No 31.2 (29.5, 32.8) 1,774
North Carolina No 31.1 (29.7, 32.5) 2,077
Kansas No 31.0 (30.0, 32.0) 3,769
Michigan No 30.8 (29.5, 32.1) 2,386
Alabama No 30.5 (29.1, 32.1) 2,375
Nebraska No 30.5 (29.5, 31.6) 6,124
Delaware No 30.3 (28.2, 32.4) 1,137
Wisconsin No 30.3 (28.7, 32.0) 1,905
Indiana No 30.2 (29.0, 31.4) 3,258
Iowa No 30.2 (28.9, 31.6) 2,220
South Carolina No 30.2 (29.0, 31.5) 3,067
Tennessee No 30.1 (28.2, 32.1) 1,433
Ohio No 30.0 (28.6, 31.5) 2,976
Kentucky No 29.5 (28.0, 31.0) 2,902
Texas No 29.2 (27.9, 30.5) 4,215
Oklahoma No 29.0 (27.7, 30.3) 2,238
North Dakota No 28.4 (26.7, 30.2) 2,020
Louisiana No 28.2 (26.8, 29.6) 1,781
West Virginia No 28.1 (26.6, 29.5) 1,633
Arkansas No 26.8 (24.9, 28.8) 1,386
Mississippi No 26.7 (24.8, 28.7) 1,048