Massachussetts BRFSS: Obese adults

Shows the percentage of adults aged 18+ who are obese

  • Measurement Period: 2012-2014
  • HP2030 Baseline: 38.6%
  • HP2030 Target: 36.0%
Massachussetts BRFSS: Obese adults
RANGE: 16.1%<28.8%

Understanding the color Range

Each Health Indicator includes five-color range indexes. The color range index compares all counties in the state that have the same indicator in the same timeframe. It then calculates where the selected county falls in that range and displays the color that best reflects how the county is doing in comparison to the other counties in the filtered group. The range displays the highest and lowest county values within the state that have the same indicator for the same measurement period.

Current county values will be compared to State and National values if they are available.

Green and red arrows indicate that the county value is better or worse than the state or national value. The arrows will change directions and colors based on which end of the range is positive.
This icon simply means that the county value is equal to the state or national value.
Some indicators display blue, which means the data is not meant for health-status comparison, but is intended simply to provide information.
If history data is available the trend icon will point up or down based on its relationship to the last county value.
Dimensions 2012-2014
Dimension Low Value High Number of Counties Compared
CDC Treatment Guidelines
Massachusetts Population Health Information Tool (PHIT)
The Population Health Information Tool (PHIT) is a data portal for Massachusetts health data. As a service of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, PHIT aims to provide data for a healthier Massachusetts.