Percentage of Adults who are Overweight or Obese

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2303 58.7 0.9 57.0 60.5
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 1112 68.0 1.3 65.5 70.6
Female 1191 49.3 1.1 47.1 51.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 153 41.2 3.0 35.4 47.0
25-34 years 385 55.1 2.1 50.9 59.3
35-44 years 493 60.9 1.8 57.3 64.4
45-54 years 480 69.4 1.9 65.6 73.2
55-64 years 322 68.1 2.4 63.3 72.9
65+ years 460 56.5 1.9 52.8 60.3
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White, Non-Hispanic 2045 58.8 0.9 57.0 60.7
Black, Non-Hispanic 111 66.3 4.9 56.7 75.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic 31 33.1 5.7 21.8 44.3
Hispanic 106 62.3 4.2 54.2 70.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 194 57.4 3.0 51.5 63.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 756 60.7 1.6 57.7 63.8
Some College 684 60.4 1.6 57.2 63.6
College Graduate 665 55.2 1.6 52.0 58.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 160 55.0 3.6 47.8 62.1
$15,000 - $24,999 371 55.4 2.2 51.2 59.7
$25,000 - $34,999 323 60.2 2.4 55.6 64.9
$35,000 - $49,000 407 62.2 2.1 58.1 66.4
$50,000+ 627 60.6 1.7 57.3 63.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1613 60.5 1.1 58.4 62.6
Out of Work 50 68.7 6.2 56.5 80.9
Homemaker / Student 142 44.5 3.1 38.4 50.7
Retired 429 55.9 2.0 52.0 59.8
Unable to Work 66 70.9 5.4 60.3 81.6
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1367 62.3 1.1 60.1 64.4
Divorced / Separated 371 55.1 2.2 50.8 59.5
Widowed 238 52.8 2.5 47.8 57.7
Never Married 310 49.6 2.5 44.7 54.5
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 456 67.6 2.0 63.8 71.5
Living without a Disability 1809 56.9 1.0 54.9 58.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 104 63.9 4.2 55.7 72.1
Rural 308 62.3 2.3 57.8 66.9
Densely-settled Rural 409 64.2 2.0 60.3 68.1
Semi-urban 456 56.7 2.0 52.9 60.6
Urban 1010 56.0 1.4 53.4 58.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 195 80.8 2.8 75.2 86.4
No Diabetes 2099 57.2 0.9 55.4 59.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 329 64.7 2.4 60.0 69.3
Excellent to Good 1965 57.8 1.0 56.0 59.7
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 449 53.5 1.9 49.7 57.3
Non-Smoker 1838 60.1 1.0 58.1 62.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 194 57.0 3.0 51.2 62.8
<14 days mental health not good 2083 58.9 0.9 57.1 60.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 221 55.2 2.9 49.5 60.9
Insured 2078 59.1 0.9 57.3 60.9

Numerator: Respondents with a body mass index greater than
or equal to 25, based on self-reported height and weight.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.