Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2017 YRBSS Data)

Obese (>= 95th percentile for BMI based on sex and age)
All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes, High School Students
Healthy People 2020 Objective Number: n/a

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


Tennessee


Kentucky


West Virginia


Texas


South Carolina


Oklahoma


Louisiana


District of Columbia


Michigan


Missouri


North Carolina


Iowa


New Mexico


Rhode Island


Delaware


North Dakota


Illinois


Nebraska


Maine


Hawaii


Nevada


California


Alaska


Pennsylvania


Wisconsin


Kansas


New Hampshire


Connecticut


Virginia


Maryland


Vermont


New York


Arizona


Massachusetts


Montana


Idaho


Florida


Utah


Colorado


Alabama Georgia Indiana Minnesota Mississippi New Jersey Ohio Oregon Puerto Rico South Dakota Washington Wyoming

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/07/2020 6:36 pm.
## Please note: The national and state surveys are done independently of each other so the number of respondents is not comparable across states or country.
Data not available for this combination of data selections.

1 n/a - There is not a specific Healthy People 2020 Objective for this data item.
2 Source: YRBSS Survey Data is the source for this data. YRBSS includes a national school-based survey conducted by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state, territorial, tribal, and local surveys conducted by state, territorial, and local education and health agencies and tribal governments. Each survey sample (state or national) is only comparable to other groupings within the same survey. Data for several states are not available.

* < 100 respondents for the subgroup
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.