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Office of Women's Health > Publications > Women Count in Indiana > Women Count State Prevalence Rankings (Female) State Prevalence Rankings (Female)

BRFSS, 2000

Overweight
Based on
BMI
Current
Smokers
No Regular
& Vigorous
Physical
Activity
Health
Status
Fair or Poor
No Pap
Smear,
Age 18+
Women
40+
No
Mammogram
Ever Told
You Have
Diabetes

State

% Rank % Rank % Rank % Rank % Rank % Rank % Rank
Alabama 53.9 2 22.0 20 89.0 3 21.4 3 4.1 39 11.3 30 7.4 7
Alaska 49.7 18 23.1 14 81.2 48 10.4 50 2.9 50 13.8 9 4.0 50
Arizona 45.4 39 19.0 43 83.1 37 16.0 19 6.1 11 10.5 35 5.8 27
Arkansas 53.3 5 24.1 8 87.9 8 21.4 3 4.7 28 14.7 5 6.3 18
California 47.8 29 14.4 50 82.3 43 17.5 10 N/A N/A N/A N/A 6.1 40
Colorado 39.4 51 20.5 33 83.2 36 14.4 30 4.6 31 12.4 24 4.1 48
Connecticut 45.1 43 19.4 40 82.6 40 14.2 31 5.9 14 7.3 48 5.1 41
Delaware 49.0 25 20.3 34 87.3 12 13.3 35 3.6 44 7.1 49 5.6 31
District of Columbia 52.1 8 19.9 36 84.2 34 12.7 40 5.9 14 7.0 50 8.2 1
Florida 45.2 42 22.1 19 82.7 39 16.9 14 6.7 6 11.1 31 6.9 10
Georgia 52.1 8 20.9 28 87.8 9 17.3 11 3.5 45 12.6 20 7.5 5
Hawaii 39.5 50 16.4 49 82.1 45 12.8 37 6.3 9 10.5 35 4.7 45
Idaho 48.1 28 21.8 22 85.0 27 14.2 31 5.1 25 15.9 3 5.1 41
Illinois 52.4 6 20.0 35 86.1 18 15.1 25 6.8 5 12.6 20 6.8 12
Indiana 49.9 17 25.5 4 87.6 10 15.6 22 5.7 18 13.5 14 6.5 16
Iowa 52.0 10 20.9 28 87.6 10 11.9 44 4.0 40 13.1 15 6.1 20
Kansas 49.3 23 18.1 48 86.3 17 12.8 37 3.9 41 11.7 28 5.5 33
Kentucky 53.4 4 27.9 2 89.0 3 22.5 2 5.8 16 12.9 17 6.1 20
Louisiana 54.1 1 21.7 23 90.7 1 18.1 9 6.0 13 14.2 7 7.5 5
Maine 48.6 26 23.1 14 84.3 32 14.9 26 4.6 31 9.3 42 5.5 33
Maryland 49.6 21 19.1 42 83.1 37 12.2 43 5.1 25 9.2 43 5.8 27
Massachusetts 41.9 49 19.7 37 82.3 43 13.4 34 5.4 23 7.9 47 5.6 31
Michigan 51.2 12 22.4 18 85.4 23 14.5 27 6.3 9 8.8 45 6.7 13
Minnesota 45.3 40 18.9 44 82.6 40 10.4 50 4.3 36 12.7 18 5.1 41
Mississippi 53.6 3 21.9 21 90.6 2 21.3 5 4.5 33 16.4 2 8.2 1
Missouri 47.2 33 24.5 6 85.7 21 15.3 24 4.5 33 14.7 5 5.9 26
Montana 43.4 46 19.7 37 80.6 51 12.5 41 3.2 48 12.6 20 5.3 37
Nebraska 47.3 32 20.6 32 86.8 14 12.8 37 6.4 7 13.6 10 4.5 47
Nevada 42.8 47 29.4 1 85.3 24 16.7 16 5.6 19 10.9 32 4.8 44
New Hampshire 42.8 47 23.7 12 81.4 47 11.7 47 3.1 49 9.0 44 4.0 50
New Jersey 47.0 34 18.6 47 85.2 25 17.3 11 10.0 1 14.0 8 5.4 35
New Mexico 47.7 30 21.2 26 84.3 32 19.8 8 6.1 11 12.7 18 6.7 13
New York 49.2 24 20.7 31 85.2 25 15.4 23 7.6 3 9.8 40 6.0 24
North Carolina 51.3 11 23.9 9 88.0 6 17.2 13 4.3 36 10.9 32 6.7 13
North Dakota 49.6 21 20.8 30 84.4 31 11.7 47 5.4 23 12.0 25 5.2 38
Ohio 49.7 18 25.9 3 85.9 20 14.2 31 4.7 28 10.4 37 6.3 18
Oklahoma 46.4 36 22.9 17 86.9 13 16.9 14 4.4 35 17.7 1 6.0 24
Oregon 49.7 18 19.4 40 81.7 46 16.7 16 3.5 45 9.4 41 5.8 27
Pennsylvania 48.4 27 23.3 13 85.7 21 15.9 20 5.6 19 10.0 38 7.4 7
Rhode Island 44.6 44 23.0 16 80.7 50 15.8 21 5.5 22 8.1 46 5.2 38
South Carolina 52.2 7 21.5 24 86.0 19 16.7 16 4.3 36 10.0 38 7.0 9
South Dakota 51.0 14 21.3 25 86.5 15 11.8 45 3.5 45 13.0 16 5.4 35
Tennessee 51.2 12 23.9 9 88.7 5 20.8 7 5.6 19 11.9 26 7.6 3
Texas 50.2 16 18.7 46 86.4 16 21.1 6 8.6 2 15.1 4 6.1 20
Utah 46.0 37 11.3 51 83.6 35 12.3 42 6.9 4 13.6 10 5.2 38
Vermont 44.3 45 21.2 26 80.9 49 11.8 45 5.8 16 12.6 20 4.1 48
Virginia 46.9 35 18.8 45 84.7 30 14.5 27 6.4 7 11.4 29 6.9 10
Washington 45.8 38 19.7 37 82.6 40 11.7 47 3.8 42 10.7 34 5.7 30
West Virginia 50.9 15 24.7 5 88.0 6 23.7 1 5.1 25 13.6 10 7.6 3
Wisconsin 47.7 30 23.9 9 84.8 29 12.9 36 3.7 43 11.8 27 6.5 16
Wyoming 45.3 40 24.3 7 85.0 27 14.5 27 4.7 28 13.6 10 4.6 46
Median 48.8   21.2   85.2   15.0   5.1   12.0   5.9  

NOTE: Each percent has a different standard of error.
Because of this random variation, rankings are not tuly mainingful.
A ranking between 1 and 25 (above the median value) implies poor status relative to other states.
N/A - Not Available in 2000