Weight Categories Based on National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Guidelines
Numerator: Respondents who reported both height and weight
Denominator: Among all respondents, excluding unknowns and refused
Note: BMI = Body Mass Index, n = Number of Respondents at Risk, % = Weighted Percent of Subpopulation at Risk, CI = Confidence Interval

  Overweight: 25 <= BMI < 30 Obese: BMI >= 30 Overweight or Obese: BMI >= 25
Subpopulation n % 95% CI n % 95% CI n % 95% CI
Total 1326 37.1 35.3-38.9 703 18.9 17.5-20.3 2029 56.0 54.2-57.8
                   
Age Group                  
18-24 86 28.8 22.9-34.7 33 9.2 5.8-12.5 119 38.0 31.7-44.2
25-34 211 32.9 29.0-36.8 116 17.7 14.5-20.9 327 50.6 46.4-54.8
35-44 272 37.6 33.7-41.6 149 20.8 17.4-24.1 421 58.4 54.4-62.4
45-54 271 44.1 39.8-48.3 140 22.2 18.6-25.8 411 66.3 62.4-70.2
55-64 168 38.7 33.7-43.7 115 25.7 21.1-30.3 283 64.4 59.6-69.3
65-74 163 39.3 34.1-44.5 97 22.7 18.3-27.0 260 62.0 57.0-67.0
75+ 151 39.0 33.7-44.2 53 11.8 8.5-15.0 204 50.7 45.4-56.1
                   
Sex                  
Male 719 45.3 42.5-48.1 304 19.5 17.3-21.7 1023 64.8 62.1-67.6
Female 607 28.9 26.7-31.1 399 18.3 16.5-20.1 1006 47.2 44.8-49.6
                   
Race/Ethnicity                  
White, Non-Hispanic 1167 36.3 34.5-38.2 616 18.5 17.0-20.0 1783 54.8 52.9-56.8
Black, Non-Hispanic 60 44.5 34.4-54.7 41 27.7 19.2-36.3 101 72.3 63.9-80.7
Hispanic 72 45.3 36.9-53.7 34 19.5 12.8-26.1 106 64.8 57.1-72.5
Other 22 35.3 21.9-48.8 9 14.9 5.0-24.8 31 50.2 35.4-65.1
                   
Education                  
< High School Graduate 136 38.1 32.4-43.7 76 21.2 16.3-26.0 212 59.2 53.5-65.0
High School Graduate 455 37.4 34.3-40.4 252 19.9 17.4-22.3 707 57.3 54.2-60.4
Some College 364 34.3 31.0-37.6 209 18.2 15.7-20.8 573 52.5 49.0-56.0
College Graduate 366 39.7 36.2-43.2 161 17.3 14.7-20.0 527 57.1 53.6-60.5
                   
Household Income                  
$0-$9,999 41 26.1 17.9-34.3 32 17.5 11.0-24.0 73 43.6 34.0-53.3
$10,000-$19,999 130 32.8 27.4-38.2 102 22.7 18.3-27.2 232 55.6 49.8-61.3
$20,000-$34,000 358 38.3 34.8-41.8 180 18.7 16.0-21.5 538 57.0 53.5-60.6
$35,000-$49,000 203 37.1 32.7-41.5 120 21.6 17.9-25.3 323 58.6 54.1-63.1
$50,000+ 325 39.7 36.0-43.3 128 16.9 14.3-19.9 453 56.6 52.8-60.4
                   
Other                  
Pain in last 30 days 272 35.6 31.7-39.5 191 24.9 21.5-28.3 463 60.5 56.5-64.4
14+ of last 30 days sad 73 35.5 27.9-43.1 57 26.8 19.9-33.7 130 62.3 54.5-70.1
14+ of last 30 days anxious 131 30.6 25.6-35.7 104 25.9 21.1-30.7 235 56.5 51.0-62.0
Activity limitation 163 35.9 30.8-41.0 136 26.7 22.4-31.0 299 62.6 57.6-67.6
                   
Diabetes 78 38.5 31.2-45.7 106 46.7 39.4-54.0 184 85.2 80.2-90.2
High blood pressure 339 40.9 37.3-44.6 270 32.0 28.5-35.4 609 72.9 69.7-76.1
Current smoking 247 33.5 29.6-37.4 108 12.9 10.3-15.5 355 46.4 42.3-50.6
High cholesterol 308 42.2 38.4-46.1 205 27.0 23.5-30.5 513 69.2 65.7-72.7
                   
In the last five years:                  
No weight change 424 32.8 29.9-35.7 235 17.2 15.0-19.4 659 50.0 47.0-53.0
1-9 lbs. gained 130 38.9 33.2-44.6 21 6.8 3.7-9.9 151 45.7 39.9-51.5
10+ lbs. gained 461 41.2 37.9-44.5 277 24.1 21.3-26.9 738 65.3 62.0-68.7
1-9 lbs. lost 25 26.6 16.9-36.3 9 9.6 3.2-16.0 34 36.2 25.6-46.8
10+ lbs. lost 174 38.5 33.5-43.5 98 20.8 16.4-25.2 272 59.3 54.3-64.4
                   
Population Density                  
Mixed 481 38.1 35.1-41.1 261 19.2 16.8-21.6 742 57.3 54.2-60.3
Rural 250 39.1 35.0-43.2 122 18.3 15.1-21.5 372 57.4 53.2-61.5
Urban 588 35.4 32.8-38.0 318 18.9 16.8-21.0 906 54.3 51.5-57.0