## 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

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 14.8 (13.8, 15.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.8 to 15.8.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,946 ##.

#### Arkansas

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 21.7 (17.8, 26.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 17.8 to 26.2.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 307.

#### Tennessee

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 20.5 (18.0, 23.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 18.0 to 23.2.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 375.

#### Kentucky

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 20.2 (17.4, 23.3) with a 95% confidence interval from 17.4 to 23.3.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 387.

#### West Virginia

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 19.5 (16.6, 22.9) with a 95% confidence interval from 16.6 to 22.9.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 279.

#### Texas

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 18.6 (16.3, 21.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 16.3 to 21.2.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 363.

#### South Carolina

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 17.2 (14.2, 20.6) with a 95% confidence interval from 14.2 to 20.6.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 241.

#### Oklahoma

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 17.1 (14.4, 20.3) with a 95% confidence interval from 14.4 to 20.3.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 269.

#### Louisiana

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 17.0 (14.2, 20.3) with a 95% confidence interval from 14.2 to 20.3.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 203.

#### District of Columbia

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 16.8 (15.8, 17.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 15.8 to 17.7.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,169.

#### Michigan

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 16.7 (12.9, 21.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.9 to 21.4.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 247.

#### Missouri

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 16.6 (13.8, 19.9) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.8 to 19.9.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 314.

#### North Carolina

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 15.4 (13.3, 17.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.3 to 17.7.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 415.

#### Iowa

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 15.3 (12.0, 19.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.0 to 19.5.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 242.

#### New Mexico

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 15.3 (13.7, 17.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.7 to 17.0.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 823.

#### Rhode Island

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 15.2 (12.6, 18.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.6 to 18.2.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 290.

#### Delaware

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 15.1 (13.1, 17.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.1 to 17.4.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 395.

#### North Dakota

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 14.9 (13.2, 16.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.2 to 16.7.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 306.

#### Illinois

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 14.8 (12.6, 17.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.6 to 17.5.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 765.

#### Nebraska

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 14.6 (12.3, 17.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.3 to 17.1.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 210.

#### Maine

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 14.3 (13.1, 15.5) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.1 to 15.5.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,216.

#### Hawaii

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 14.2 (13.1, 15.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 13.1 to 15.4.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 886.

#### Nevada

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 14.0 (11.9, 16.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.9 to 16.4.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 221.

#### California

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 13.9 (10.5, 18.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 10.5 to 18.2.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 227.

#### Alaska

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 13.7 (11.7, 15.9) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.7 to 15.9.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 176.

#### Pennsylvania

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 13.7 (11.9, 15.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.9 to 15.7.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 512.

#### Wisconsin

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 13.7 (11.8, 15.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.8 to 15.8.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 258.

#### Kansas

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 13.1 (11.3, 15.0) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.3 to 15.0.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 312.

#### New Hampshire

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 12.8 (11.9, 13.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.9 to 13.8.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,385.

#### Connecticut

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 12.7 (10.7, 14.9) with a 95% confidence interval from 10.7 to 14.9.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 300.

#### Virginia

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 12.7 (11.1, 14.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 11.1 to 14.7.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 387.

#### Maryland

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 12.6 (12.1, 13.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.1 to 13.1.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 5,680.

#### Vermont

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 12.6 (12.2, 13.1) with a 95% confidence interval from 12.2 to 13.1.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 2,277.

#### New York

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 12.4 (10.7, 14.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 10.7 to 14.4.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 1,326.

#### Arizona

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 12.3 (10.2, 14.7) with a 95% confidence interval from 10.2 to 14.7.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 269.

#### Massachusetts

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 11.7 (9.9, 13.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 9.9 to 13.8.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 386.

#### Montana

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 11.7 (10.4, 13.2) with a 95% confidence interval from 10.4 to 13.2.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 547.

#### Idaho

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 11.4 (9.7, 13.3) with a 95% confidence interval from 9.7 to 13.3.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 199.

#### Florida

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 10.9 (9.6, 12.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 9.6 to 12.4.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 513.

#### Utah

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 9.6 (8.0, 11.4) with a 95% confidence interval from 8.0 to 11.4.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 172.

#### Colorado

- Met Objective?
^{1}: n/a - Percent : The percent is 9.5 (7.6, 11.8) with a 95% confidence interval from 7.6 to 11.8.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : The number of people is 134.

**Alabama**

- Met Objective?
^{1}: data not available - Percent : Data not available for this combination of data selections.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : Data not available for this combination of data selections.

**Georgia**

- Met Objective?
^{1}: data not available - Percent : Data not available for this combination of data selections.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : Data not available for this combination of data selections.

**Indiana**

- Met Objective?
^{1}: data not available - Percent : Data not available for this combination of data selections.
- Number of Respondents with Screening or Risk Factor : Data not available for this combination of data selections.

**Minnesota**

- Met Objective?
^{1}: data not available - Percent : Data not available for this combination of data selections.

**Mississippi**

- Met Objective?
^{1}: data not available - Percent : Data not available for this combination of data selections.

**New Jersey**

- Met Objective?
^{1}: data not available - Percent : Data not available for this combination of data selections.

**Ohio**

- Met Objective?
^{1}: data not available - Percent : Data not available for this combination of data selections.

**Oregon**

- Met Objective?
^{1}: data not available - Percent : Data not available for this combination of data selections.

**Puerto Rico**

- Met Objective?
^{1}: data not available - Percent : Data not available for this combination of data selections.

**South Dakota**

- Met Objective?
^{1}: data not available - Percent : Data not available for this combination of data selections.

**Washington**

- Met Objective?
^{1}: data not available - Percent : Data not available for this combination of data selections.

**Wyoming**

- Met Objective?
^{1}: data not available - Percent : Data not available for this combination of data selections.

**Notes:**

Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/12/2020 5:45 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.