Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2014 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


Colorado


District of Columbia


Hawaii


Massachusetts


California


Vermont


Utah


Florida


Connecticut


Montana


New Jersey


Rhode Island


New York


Washington


New Hampshire


Nevada


Minnesota


Oregon


Maine


Virginia


New Mexico


Arizona


Idaho


Wyoming


Alaska


Illinois


Maryland


North Carolina


Missouri


South Dakota


Nebraska


Pennsylvania


Delaware


Tennessee


Georgia


Iowa


Michigan


Wisconsin


Kansas


Kentucky


Texas


South Carolina


North Dakota


Oklahoma


Indiana


Ohio


Alabama


Louisiana


Mississippi


West Virginia


Arkansas




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/01/2016 3:09 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 2014 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.