Percentage of Adults who are Overweight or Obese

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2620 60.2 0.9 58.5 61.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 1306 69.5 1.2 67.0 71.9
Female 1314 50.8 1.1 48.5 53.0
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 137 40.6 3.0 34.8 46.5
25-34 years 410 58.8 2.0 54.9 62.7
35-44 years 541 62.2 1.7 58.8 65.7
45-54 years 624 69.4 1.7 66.2 72.7
55-64 years 399 68.6 2.1 64.6 72.7
65+ years 502 60.6 1.9 56.9 64.3
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 2220 60.5 0.9 58.6 62.3
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 98 67.2 4.8 57.7 76.6
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 61 49.8 5.0 39.9 59.7
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 33 67.7 7.4 53.1 82.3
Hispanic 151 62.9 3.6 55.8 69.9
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 166 57.8 3.4 51.1 64.5
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 814 62.6 1.5 59.6 65.6
Some College 826 59.9 1.6 56.8 63.0
College Graduate 809 58.4 1.4 55.6 61.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 169 57.6 3.7 50.4 64.8
$15,000 - $24,999 450 60.0 2.2 55.6 64.3
$25,000 - $34,999 418 59.1 2.1 54.9 63.3
$35,000 - $49,999 509 65.2 2.1 61.1 69.3
$50,000+ 819 60.7 1.5 57.8 63.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1807 61.5 1.0 59.4 63.5
Out of Work 93 65.8 5.0 56.1 75.5
Homemaker / Student 142 41.6 3.2 35.3 47.8
Retired 482 62.4 1.9 58.6 66.2
Unable to Work 93 70.3 4.4 61.6 79.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1662 64.3 1.0 62.4 66.3
Divorced / Separated 422 56.5 2.2 52.3 60.7
Widowed 228 52.5 2.5 47.5 57.5
Never Married 304 47.2 2.7 41.9 52.6
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 503 69.2 1.9 65.5 72.9
Living without a Disability 2065 58.8 1.0 56.9 60.7
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 132 65.5 3.9 57.9 73.1
Rural 353 62.6 2.4 57.9 67.4
Densely-settled Rural 461 64.9 2.1 60.8 68.9
Semi-urban 488 59.5 2.1 55.4 63.7
Urban 1168 57.6 1.2 55.2 60.1
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 275 86.0 2.1 81.8 90.2
No Diabetes 2342 58.5 0.9 56.7 60.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 412 70.6 2.4 65.9 75.3
Excellent to Good 2200 58.7 0.9 56.8 60.5
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 511 54.0 1.9 50.2 57.7
Non-Smoker 2103 61.9 1.0 60.0 63.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 201 57.1 3.0 51.1 63.0
<14 days mental health not good 2327 60.7 0.9 58.9 62.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 266 60.6 2.7 55.2 66.0
Insured 2348 60.2 0.9 58.4 62.0

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.