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


Colorado


Ohio


Utah


Idaho


Nebraska


Montana


Vermont


New Hampshire


Hawaii


Pennsylvania


Rhode Island


Wisconsin


New Jersey


Maine


Massachusetts


Connecticut


Alaska


California


Illinois


South Dakota


Kansas


Maryland


New Mexico


Virginia


Iowa


North Carolina


Florida


Michigan


Missouri


New York


South Carolina


North Dakota


West Virginia


Nevada


Arizona


District of Columbia


Kentucky


Louisiana


Texas


Mississippi


Georgia


Oklahoma


Tennessee


Arkansas


Alabama


Delaware Indiana Minnesota Oregon Puerto Rico Washington Wyoming

Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/12/2021 9:19 am.
## 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.