Percentage of Adults who are Overweight or Obese

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2684 60.5 0.9 58.8 62.2
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 1283 67.3 1.4 64.7 70.0
Female 1401 53.5 1.1 51.3 55.7
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 123 45.4 3.4 38.6 52.1
25-34 years 394 59.0 2.1 54.9 63.0
35-44 years 514 61.4 1.8 57.9 64.9
45-54 years 604 64.2 1.7 60.9 67.6
55-64 years 419 74.4 1.9 70.6 78.2
65+ years 619 60.3 1.7 56.9 63.7
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 2333 60.3 0.9 58.5 62.2
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 120 68.9 4.5 60.1 77.7
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 78 62.5 4.9 52.9 72.1
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 29 64.9 8.4 48.4 81.4
Hispanic 115 55.7 4.5 46.9 64.6
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 158 50.2 3.8 42.8 57.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 814 63.1 1.6 59.9 66.2
Some College 830 60.1 1.7 56.8 63.4
College Graduate 880 60.7 1.4 57.9 63.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 186 54.3 4.1 46.3 62.3
$15,000 - $24,999 454 57.2 2.2 52.8 61.5
$25,000 - $34,999 417 59.9 2.3 55.5 64.4
$35,000 - $49,999 483 64.3 2.1 60.3 68.3
$50,000+ 802 63.5 1.5 60.6 66.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1693 61.6 1.1 59.4 63.7
Out of Work 78 65.8 5.3 55.5 76.2
Homemaker / Student 192 47.1 3.1 41.0 53.2
Retired 616 61.9 1.7 58.5 65.2
Unable to Work 98 69.2 4.7 60.0 78.4
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1587 63.5 1.0 61.5 65.5
Divorced / Separated 489 62.2 2.2 57.9 66.4
Widowed 293 58.1 2.5 53.2 63.0
Never Married 311 48.9 2.8 43.4 54.4
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 607 72.4 1.8 68.9 75.9
Living without a Disability 2061 58.0 1.0 56.0 59.9
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 117 63.6 4.0 55.9 71.4
Rural 328 66.1 2.4 61.3 70.9
Densely-settled Rural 450 62.7 2.2 58.4 67.0
Semi-urban 539 56.7 2.0 52.8 60.6
Urban 1242 59.8 1.3 57.3 62.4
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 436 68.1 2.4 63.5 72.8
Excellent to Good 2245 59.4 1.0 57.5 61.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 317 57.5 2.8 52.1 63.0
Insured 2361 61.0 0.9 59.1 62.8
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 254 86.8 2.0 82.8 90.8
No Diabetes 2429 58.8 0.9 57.0 60.6
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 879 76.1 1.4 73.4 78.9
No Hypertension 1799 55.8 1.0 53.8 57.9
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 215 65.5 3.1 59.4 71.6
No Current Asthma 2462 60.2 0.9 58.4 62.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 231 63.4 3.4 56.8 70.1
<14 days mental health not good 2422 60.1 0.9 58.3 61.9
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 514 56.8 2.0 52.9 60.8
Non-Smoker 2166 61.4 1.0 59.5 63.3

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.