Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2018 BRFSS Data)

Obese (BMI >= 30)
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 20+
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: NWS-9
Reduce the proportion of adults who are obese

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


West Virginia


Mississippi


Arkansas


Kentucky


Louisiana


Alabama


North Dakota


Iowa


Missouri


Oklahoma


Texas


Kansas


South Carolina


Tennessee


Nebraska


Indiana


Ohio


Delaware


Michigan


North Carolina


Puerto Rico


Georgia


New Mexico


Wisconsin


Illinois


Pennsylvania


Maryland


Virginia


Florida


South Dakota


Maine


Arizona


Oregon


Minnesota


Nevada


Alaska


New Hampshire


Wyoming


Idaho


Washington


Rhode Island


Utah


Vermont


Connecticut


New York


Montana


Massachusetts


California


New Jersey


Hawaii


District of Columbia


Colorado




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/12/2020 6:23 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 2018 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. Data for the US is a median and not a percent.

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.