State Cancer Profiles

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/24/2017 4:06 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.
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
State Met
Objective
of 33.9%?1
Percent 2
(95% Confidence Interval)
Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor
United States No 32.6 (32.3, 32.9) 125,936
District of Columbia Yes 42.7 (39.4, 46.0) 1,430
Colorado Yes 40.0 (38.6, 41.4) 4,652
Hawaii Yes 39.8 (38.2, 41.5) 2,705
New York Yes 37.6 (36.4, 38.8) 4,038
Vermont Yes 37.4 (35.8, 39.1) 2,154
Massachusetts Yes 37.0 (35.6, 38.5) 2,922
Utah Yes 37.0 (35.8, 38.2) 3,584
California Yes 36.7 (35.5, 37.8) 4,110
Montana Yes 36.3 (34.5, 38.2) 1,876
Washington Yes 35.3 (34.2, 36.4) 4,970
Rhode Island Yes 35.1 (33.2, 37.0) 1,915
Connecticut Yes 34.9 (33.6, 36.2) 3,777
Minnesota Yes 34.4 (33.4, 35.3) 5,025
New Hampshire Yes 34.1 (32.5, 35.9) 2,097
New Jersey Yes 33.9 (32.4, 35.4) 3,288
Florida No 33.3 (31.9, 34.7) 3,123
New Mexico No 33.2 (31.3, 35.1) 2,055
South Dakota No 33.1 (31.1, 35.2) 1,964
Virginia No 32.9 (31.5, 34.4) 2,565
Oregon No 32.8 (31.1, 34.5) 1,654
Nevada No 32.2 (29.4, 35.1) 925
Idaho No 31.8 (30.0, 33.7) 1,687
Maryland No 31.8 (30.0, 33.7) 3,446
Arizona No 31.7 (30.2, 33.4) 2,431
North Carolina No 31.6 (30.2, 33.1) 1,846
South Carolina No 31.4 (30.1, 32.7) 3,171
Wyoming No 31.4 (29.4, 33.5) 1,693
Georgia No 31.3 (29.5, 33.3) 1,326
Indiana No 31.3 (29.5, 33.2) 1,713
Illinois No 31.2 (29.5, 32.9) 1,563
Maine No 31.2 (29.8, 32.7) 2,701
Wisconsin No 31.2 (29.5, 33.0) 1,715
Iowa No 31.1 (29.5, 32.8) 1,653
Michigan No 31.1 (29.9, 32.4) 2,532
Missouri No 31.0 (29.4, 32.7) 1,957
North Dakota No 30.8 (29.0, 32.7) 1,319
Ohio No 30.6 (29.1, 32.1) 3,170
Pennsylvania No 30.6 (29.0, 32.2) 1,627
Delaware No 30.5 (28.4, 32.7) 1,065
Kentucky No 30.3 (28.6, 32.0) 2,242
Nebraska No 30.1 (29.0, 31.3) 4,512
Alaska No 29.6 (27.2, 32.1) 1,025
Kansas No 28.9 (28.1, 29.7) 5,957
Tennessee No 28.6 (26.7, 30.5) 1,570
Oklahoma No 28.4 (26.8, 30.1) 1,806
Texas No 28.2 (26.8, 29.7) 3,820
Louisiana No 28.0 (26.2, 29.9) 1,162
Alabama No 27.8 (26.4, 29.3) 2,013
Mississippi No 27.5 (25.8, 29.3) 1,548
Arkansas No 27.0 (24.8, 29.3) 1,409
West Virginia No 26.3 (24.9, 27.7) 1,428