Percentage of Adults who are Overweight or Obese

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2423 57.0 0.8 55.4 58.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 1246 67.3 1.2 64.9 69.7
Female 1177 46.6 1.1 44.5 48.8
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 156 38.1 2.9 32.5 43.7
25-34 years 408 53.7 2.0 49.9 57.6
35-44 years 520 59.3 1.7 55.9 62.7
45-54 years 529 66.2 1.8 62.7 69.7
55-64 years 307 62.0 2.3 57.5 66.6
65+ years 491 59.7 1.8 56.1 63.3
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 2112 56.6 0.9 54.8 58.3
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 110 64.9 4.3 56.5 73.3
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 49 46.9 5.5 36.1 57.7
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 27 58.5 7.7 43.4 73.5
Hispanic 114 65.3 3.9 57.6 73.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 183 61.9 3.2 55.7 68.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 776 59.1 1.5 56.1 62.1
Some College 732 56.6 1.6 53.5 59.7
College Graduate 727 54.2 1.5 51.3 57.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 169 51.9 3.4 45.2 58.6
$15,000 - $24,999 378 59.2 2.2 54.9 63.5
$25,000 - $34,999 342 59.1 2.2 54.7 63.5
$35,000 - $49,999 454 58.3 1.9 54.5 62.0
$50,000+ 763 57.8 1.5 55.0 60.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1678 58.8 1.0 56.8 60.9
Out of Work 42 55.4 6.3 43.1 67.7
Homemaker / Student 163 40.6 2.8 35.1 46.1
Retired 448 58.3 1.9 54.5 62.0
Unable to Work 88 66.1 4.6 57.1 75.2
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1422 60.0 1.0 57.9 62.0
Divorced / Separated 410 57.8 2.1 53.7 61.9
Widowed 285 58.5 2.3 53.9 63.0
Never Married 297 44.3 2.5 39.3 49.2
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 431 65.4 2.1 61.4 69.4
Living without a Disability 1934 55.3 0.9 53.4 57.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 116 59.7 3.9 52.2 67.3
Rural 310 61.5 2.6 56.3 66.7
Densely-settled Rural 366 60.3 2.1 56.1 64.5
Semi-urban 493 55.9 1.8 52.3 59.5
Urban 1125 55.2 1.2 52.8 57.6
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 214 81.6 2.8 76.2 87.0
No Diabetes 2204 55.6 0.9 53.9 57.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 364 68.3 2.2 64.0 72.7
Excellent to Good 2051 55.4 0.9 53.6 57.2
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 755 74.1 1.5 71.2 77.0
No Hypertension 1660 51.6 1.0 49.7 53.6
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 503 51.1 1.8 47.7 54.6
Non-Smoker 1915 58.8 1.0 56.9 60.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 233 57.9 2.8 52.5 63.4
<14 days mental health not good 2147 57.0 0.9 55.3 58.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 259 60.5 2.7 55.3 65.8
Insured 2159 56.7 0.9 55.0 58.5

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.