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


Arkansas


West Virginia


Mississippi


Louisiana


Alabama


Ohio


Indiana


Oklahoma


North Dakota


South Carolina


Texas


Kentucky


Kansas


Wisconsin


Iowa


Michigan


Georgia


Tennessee


Delaware


Pennsylvania


Nebraska


South Dakota


Missouri


North Carolina


Alaska


Illinois


Maryland


Wyoming


Idaho


Arizona


New Mexico


Virginia


Maine


Oregon


Minnesota


Nevada


New Hampshire


Washington


New York


Rhode Island


New Jersey


Montana


Connecticut


Florida


Utah


Vermont


California


Massachusetts


Hawaii


District of Columbia


Colorado




Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/27/2016 5:59 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.