Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2016 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


Massachusetts


Hawaii


California


Montana


New York


Nevada


Utah


Connecticut


New Hampshire


Rhode Island


Vermont


New Jersey


Idaho


Florida


Wyoming


Minnesota


New Mexico


Virginia


Washington


Oregon


Arizona


Maine


South Dakota


Maryland


Pennsylvania


Puerto Rico


Delaware


Wisconsin


Kansas


Georgia


North Carolina


Missouri


Ohio


Alaska


North Dakota


Illinois


Nebraska


South Carolina


Oklahoma


Indiana


Iowa


Michigan


Texas


Kentucky


Tennessee


Louisiana


Alabama


Arkansas


Mississippi


West Virginia




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/25/2018 2:21 am.

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 2016 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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.