Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2015 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


Montana


California


Massachusetts


Utah


New York


Vermont


Connecticut


New Jersey


Rhode Island


Minnesota


New Hampshire


Washington


Nevada


Florida


New Mexico


Arizona


Idaho


Wyoming


Maryland


Virginia


Puerto Rico


Ohio


Delaware


Maine


Oregon


North Carolina


Alaska


Pennsylvania


South Dakota


Illinois


Georgia


Indiana


Wisconsin


North Dakota


Michigan


Nebraska


South Carolina


Missouri


Texas


Iowa


Oklahoma


Tennessee


Kansas


Arkansas


Kentucky


Mississippi


Alabama


West Virginia


Louisiana




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/22/2017 1:36 pm.

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 2015 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.