Interpretation of Screening and Risk Factors Data

Screening and Risk Factors Report by State
(Directly Estimated 2019 YRBSS Data)

Overweight (>= 85th percentile but <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


Alabama


Arkansas


Tennessee


Georgia


Oklahoma


Mississippi


Kentucky


Louisiana


Texas


District of Columbia


Arizona


Nevada


North Dakota


West Virginia


New York


South Carolina


Florida


Michigan


Missouri


North Carolina


Iowa


New Mexico


Virginia


Kansas


Maryland


South Dakota


Illinois


California


Alaska


Connecticut


Maine


Massachusetts


New Jersey


Rhode Island


Wisconsin


Pennsylvania


Hawaii


New Hampshire


Vermont


Montana


Nebraska


Idaho


Utah


Ohio


Colorado


Delaware Indiana Minnesota Oregon Puerto Rico Washington Wyoming

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 03/04/2021 5:03 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.