Percentage of Adults who are Obese

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 840 20.8 0.7 19.4 22.2
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 358 21.7 1.1 19.5 23.9
Female 482 19.9 0.9 18.1 21.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 48 12.7 2.0 8.8 16.5
25-34 years 143 18.2 1.5 15.3 21.1
35-44 years 166 19.2 1.5 16.2 22.1
45-54 years 206 29.6 2.0 25.7 33.5
55-64 years 135 27.8 2.3 23.4 32.3
65+ years 140 18.4 1.5 15.4 21.4
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White, Non-Hispanic 739 20.7 0.8 19.2 22.2
Black, Non-Hispanic 44 24.5 3.9 16.8 32.1
Other Race, Non-Hispanic 7 7.0 2.9 1.4 12.7
Hispanic 46 24.4 3.7 17.2 31.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 87 25.4 2.6 20.3 30.5
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 284 22.1 1.3 19.5 24.6
Some College 239 20.6 1.3 17.9 23.2
College Graduate 228 18.2 1.2 15.8 20.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 73 23.8 3.0 17.9 29.6
$15,000 - $24,999 157 22.5 1.8 18.9 26.1
$25,000 - $34,999 112 19.9 1.8 16.3 23.5
$35,000 - $49,000 135 21.4 1.8 17.9 25.0
$50,000+ 214 20.1 1.4 17.4 22.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 580 20.8 0.9 19.1 22.5
Out of Work 25 36.1 7.2 22.0 50.2
Homemaker / Student 56 14.8 2.0 10.8 18.8
Retired 138 19.2 1.6 16.1 22.4
Unable to Work 41 48.0 6.1 36.1 59.8
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 493 22.1 0.9 20.2 23.9
Divorced / Separated 141 20.2 1.7 16.9 23.6
Widowed 77 17.5 1.9 13.8 21.3
Never Married 122 17.3 1.8 13.7 20.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 224 34.1 2.1 30.0 38.1
Living without a Disability 607 18.4 0.8 16.9 19.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 38 22.7 3.5 15.8 29.6
Rural 97 20.4 2.0 16.4 24.4
Densely-settled Rural 162 24.2 1.8 20.6 27.8
Semi-urban 167 19.8 1.6 16.8 22.9
Urban 369 19.8 1.1 17.7 21.9
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 110 45.9 3.6 38.8 53.0
No Diabetes 724 19.1 0.7 17.7 20.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 147 29.0 2.3 24.4 33.6
Excellent to Good 690 19.6 0.7 18.2 21.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 145 17.0 1.5 14.1 19.9
Non-Smoker 687 21.7 0.8 20.1 23.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 91 27.2 2.7 21.8 32.6
<14 days mental health not good 740 20.2 0.7 18.7 21.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 97 22.8 2.4 18.1 27.5
Insured 742 20.6 0.8 19.1 22.0

Numerator: Respondents with a body mass index greater than
or equal to 30, based on self-reported height and weight.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.