State Cancer Profiles

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/25/2018 1:17 pm.

1 Healthy People 2020 Objectives are managed by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
2 2016 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.
Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2016 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 32.2 (31.9, 32.5) 135,935
District of Columbia Yes 43.3 (41.1, 45.5) 1,285
Colorado Yes 38.9 (37.8, 40.1) 5,142
Hawaii Yes 38.8 (37.3, 40.4) 3,000
Massachusetts Yes 36.6 (35.1, 38.2) 2,614
Utah Yes 36.3 (35.0, 37.6) 3,374
Vermont Yes 36.1 (34.4, 37.9) 2,174
Connecticut Yes 36.0 (34.6, 37.4) 3,448
New York Yes 35.9 (34.8, 37.1) 9,802
California Yes 35.5 (34.3, 36.7) 3,656
Nevada Yes 35.4 (33.2, 37.7) 1,354
Montana Yes 34.7 (32.8, 36.6) 1,739
Oregon Yes 34.4 (32.8, 36.0) 1,712
New Hampshire No 33.6 (31.8, 35.4) 1,907
Florida No 33.5 (32.4, 34.6) 10,360
Washington No 33.4 (32.4, 34.5) 4,243
New Jersey No 33.1 (31.3, 34.9) 2,158
Rhode Island No 33.1 (31.2, 35.1) 1,578
Idaho No 33.0 (31.0, 35.0) 1,567
Arizona No 32.9 (31.3, 34.6) 3,394
Maryland No 32.8 (31.6, 34.0) 4,971
Maine No 32.6 (31.1, 34.1) 3,091
Wyoming No 32.5 (30.3, 34.7) 1,355
Minnesota No 32.3 (31.4, 33.2) 4,729
Virginia No 32.2 (30.9, 33.6) 2,581
Pennsylvania No 32.0 (30.5, 33.6) 1,972
New Mexico No 31.9 (30.0, 33.8) 1,767
Illinois No 31.6 (29.9, 33.3) 1,410
Georgia No 31.3 (29.5, 33.1) 1,481
Ohio No 30.9 (29.6, 32.2) 3,354
North Carolina No 30.7 (29.3, 32.2) 1,761
Wisconsin No 30.6 (28.8, 32.5) 1,329
Kansas No 30.5 (29.3, 31.6) 3,225
South Dakota No 30.3 (28.1, 32.5) 1,536
Alaska No 30.2 (27.4, 33.1) 792
Missouri No 30.2 (28.5, 32.0) 1,951
Puerto Rico No 30.1 (28.4, 31.9) 1,588
Michigan No 30.0 (28.9, 31.1) 3,237
Indiana No 29.9 (28.5, 31.2) 2,964
South Carolina No 29.9 (28.6, 31.2) 2,974
North Dakota No 29.3 (27.7, 31.0) 1,446
Delaware No 29.0 (26.9, 31.2) 1,030
Oklahoma No 28.9 (27.4, 30.4) 1,865
Texas No 28.8 (27.2, 30.5) 3,140
Nebraska No 28.7 (27.5, 30.0) 3,887
Tennessee No 28.7 (27.0, 30.4) 1,637
Iowa No 28.6 (27.2, 30.0) 1,847
Kentucky No 28.2 (26.8, 29.6) 2,612
Arkansas No 28.1 (25.9, 30.4) 1,451
Louisiana No 28.1 (26.1, 30.2) 1,315
Alabama No 27.6 (26.2, 29.1) 1,755
West Virginia No 26.6 (25.4, 27.9) 1,735
Mississippi No 25.8 (24.1, 27.6) 1,228