Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2019 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


Mississippi


West Virginia


Arkansas


Tennessee


Kentucky


Missouri


Georgia


Oklahoma


Alabama


District of Columbia


Iowa


Texas


Ohio


South Carolina


Louisiana


Hawaii


California


North Carolina


Pennsylvania


Michigan


Illinois


New Mexico


Kansas


Maine


Alaska


Virginia


Wisconsin


Connecticut


Rhode Island


Massachusetts


South Dakota


Florida


North Dakota


New York


Arizona


Nebraska


Vermont


Maryland


New Hampshire


Nevada


Idaho


New Jersey


Montana


Colorado


Utah


Delaware Indiana Minnesota Oregon Puerto Rico Washington Wyoming

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 03/07/2021 9:35 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.