## Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

### Screening and Risk Factors Report by State

(Directly Estimated 2021 BRFSS Data)

Obese (BMI >= 30)

All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, Ages 20+

Healthy People 2030 Objective Number: n/a

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

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The median value for the US is 34.6.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : N/A

#### West Virginia

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 41.28 (39.77, 42.79) with a 95% confidence interval from 39.77 to 42.79.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 2,508.

#### Kentucky

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 40.82 (38.94, 42.70) with a 95% confidence interval from 38.94 to 42.70.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,941.

#### Alabama

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 40.39 (38.43, 42.35) with a 95% confidence interval from 38.43 to 42.35.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,640.

#### Mississippi

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 40.06 (38.06, 42.06) with a 95% confidence interval from 38.06 to 42.06.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,626.

#### Oklahoma

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 39.72 (37.96, 41.48) with a 95% confidence interval from 37.96 to 41.48.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,896.

#### Arkansas

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 39.52 (37.42, 41.62) with a 95% confidence interval from 37.42 to 41.62.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,697.

#### Louisiana

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 39.42 (37.48, 41.36) with a 95% confidence interval from 37.48 to 41.36.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,693.

#### South Dakota

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 39.19 (36.25, 42.13) with a 95% confidence interval from 36.25 to 42.13.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 2,430.

#### Ohio

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 38.70 (37.48, 39.92) with a 95% confidence interval from 37.48 to 39.92.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 5,049.

#### Missouri

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 37.71 (36.30, 39.12) with a 95% confidence interval from 36.30 to 39.12.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 4,153.

#### Iowa

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 37.46 (36.11, 38.81) with a 95% confidence interval from 36.11 to 38.81.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 3,104.

#### North Carolina

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 36.97 (35.15, 38.79) with a 95% confidence interval from 35.15 to 38.79.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,581.

#### Indiana

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 36.96 (35.73, 38.19) with a 95% confidence interval from 35.73 to 38.19.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 3,156.

#### Nebraska

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 36.87 (35.71, 38.03) with a 95% confidence interval from 35.71 to 38.03.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 5,012.

#### Kansas

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 36.84 (35.90, 37.78) with a 95% confidence interval from 35.90 to 37.78.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 5,790.

#### Texas

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 36.70 (34.96, 38.44) with a 95% confidence interval from 34.96 to 38.44.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 3,374.

#### South Carolina

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 36.65 (35.18, 38.12) with a 95% confidence interval from 35.18 to 38.12.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 3,073.

#### Puerto Rico

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 36.50 (34.38, 38.62) with a 95% confidence interval from 34.38 to 38.62.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,393.

#### North Dakota

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 36.05 (34.34, 37.76) with a 95% confidence interval from 34.34 to 37.76.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,935.

#### Tennessee

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 35.50 (33.62, 37.38) with a 95% confidence interval from 33.62 to 37.38.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,528.

#### New Mexico

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 35.29 (33.57, 37.01) with a 95% confidence interval from 33.57 to 37.01.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,953.

#### Illinois

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 34.99 (32.60, 37.38) with a 95% confidence interval from 32.60 to 37.38.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 902.

#### Virginia

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 34.93 (33.54, 36.32) with a 95% confidence interval from 33.54 to 36.32.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 2,976.

#### Maryland

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 34.91 (33.71, 36.11) with a 95% confidence interval from 33.71 to 36.11.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 4,641.

#### Michigan

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 34.84 (33.53, 36.15) with a 95% confidence interval from 33.53 to 36.15.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 2,828.

#### Georgia

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 34.60 (32.89, 36.31) with a 95% confidence interval from 32.89 to 36.31.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 2,429.

#### Wisconsin

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 34.60 (32.76, 36.44) with a 95% confidence interval from 32.76 to 36.44.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,898.

#### Delaware

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 34.57 (32.37, 36.77) with a 95% confidence interval from 32.37 to 36.77.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,156.

#### Pennsylvania

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 34.13 (32.50, 35.76) with a 95% confidence interval from 32.50 to 35.76.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,900.

#### Alaska

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 33.87 (31.85, 35.89) with a 95% confidence interval from 31.85 to 35.89.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,664.

#### Minnesota

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 33.24 (32.30, 34.18) with a 95% confidence interval from 32.30 to 34.18.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 4,667.

#### Wyoming

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 32.75 (30.61, 34.89) with a 95% confidence interval from 30.61 to 34.89.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,188.

#### Idaho

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 32.28 (30.83, 33.73) with a 95% confidence interval from 30.83 to 33.73.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,975.

#### Montana

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 32.25 (30.70, 33.80) with a 95% confidence interval from 30.70 to 33.80.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,833.

#### Maine

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 32.23 (30.94, 33.52) with a 95% confidence interval from 30.94 to 33.52.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 3,379.

#### Utah

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 31.93 (30.71, 33.15) with a 95% confidence interval from 30.71 to 33.15.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 2,955.

#### Nevada

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 31.83 (29.09, 34.57) with a 95% confidence interval from 29.09 to 34.57.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 740.

#### Arizona

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 31.76 (30.43, 33.09) with a 95% confidence interval from 30.43 to 33.09.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 2,977.

#### New Hampshire

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 31.25 (29.54, 32.96) with a 95% confidence interval from 29.54 to 32.96.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,685.

#### Oregon

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 30.98 (29.43, 32.53) with a 95% confidence interval from 29.43 to 32.53.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,494.

#### Connecticut

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 30.94 (29.41, 32.47) with a 95% confidence interval from 29.41 to 32.47.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 2,095.

#### Rhode Island

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 30.74 (29.05, 32.43) with a 95% confidence interval from 29.05 to 32.43.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,438.

#### Vermont

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 29.66 (27.97, 31.35) with a 95% confidence interval from 27.97 to 31.35.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,705.

#### New York

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 29.62 (28.74, 30.50) with a 95% confidence interval from 28.74 to 30.50.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 10,780.

#### Washington

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 29.28 (28.18, 30.38) with a 95% confidence interval from 28.18 to 30.38.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 3,420.

#### New Jersey

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 28.62 (27.21, 30.03) with a 95% confidence interval from 27.21 to 30.03.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,899.

#### California

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 28.07 (26.58, 29.56) with a 95% confidence interval from 26.58 to 29.56.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,693.

#### Massachusetts

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 27.97 (26.50, 29.44) with a 95% confidence interval from 26.50 to 29.44.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,807.

#### Colorado

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 25.77 (24.69, 26.85) with a 95% confidence interval from 24.69 to 26.85.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 2,334.

#### Hawaii

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 25.20 (23.79, 26.61) with a 95% confidence interval from 23.79 to 26.61.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,752.

#### District of Columbia

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 25.00 (22.80, 27.20) with a 95% confidence interval from 22.80 to 27.20.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 664.

**Notes:**

Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/07/2023 5:13 am.

^{1}n/a - There is not a specific Healthy People 2020 Objective for this data item.

^{2}2021 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.

Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.