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


Louisiana


Alabama


West Virginia


Mississippi


Arkansas


Kentucky


Kansas


Tennessee


Oklahoma


Iowa


Texas


Missouri


South Carolina


Nebraska


Michigan


North Dakota


Wisconsin


Georgia


Indiana


Illinois


Pennsylvania


South Dakota


Alaska


North Carolina


Oregon


Maine


Delaware


Ohio


Puerto Rico


Maryland


Virginia


Wyoming


Idaho


Arizona


New Mexico


Florida


Nevada


New Hampshire


Washington


Minnesota


Rhode Island


New Jersey


Connecticut


Vermont


New York


Utah


Massachusetts


California


Montana


Hawaii


District of Columbia


Colorado




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/25/2017 3:08 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.