Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2020 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


Mississippi


West Virginia


Alabama


Louisiana


Indiana


Iowa


Delaware


Oklahoma


South Carolina


Kentucky


Arkansas


Texas


Michigan


Ohio


Kansas


Tennessee


Georgia


Missouri


Nebraska


North Carolina


South Dakota


North Dakota


Wisconsin


Illinois


Virginia


Pennsylvania


Alaska


Idaho


Puerto Rico


Maryland


Maine


Minnesota


New Mexico


Arizona


Wyoming


California


Rhode Island


New Hampshire


Connecticut


Utah


Montana


Nevada


Florida


Washington


Oregon


New Jersey


New York


Vermont


Massachusetts


Hawaii


Colorado


District of Columbia




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/18/2022 9:42 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 2020 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.