Percentage of Adults who are Overweight or Obese

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 5017 60.7 0.6 59.4 62.0
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 2391 69.3 1.0 67.4 71.2
Female 2626 52.0 0.8 50.3 53.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 220 45.0 2.5 40.1 49.9
25-34 years 657 57.2 1.5 54.2 60.3
35-44 years 925 63.4 1.3 60.7 66.0
45-54 years 1136 67.4 1.2 65.0 69.8
55-64 years 794 69.7 1.4 66.9 72.4
65+ years 1271 60.9 1.2 58.6 63.2
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 279 61.6 3.0 55.7 67.6
Non-Hispanic 4730 60.6 0.7 59.3 61.9
RACE . . . . .
White Only 4533 60.7 0.7 59.4 62.0
Black Only 198 75.7 3.0 69.7 81.6
Other Race Only 230 55.7 3.2 49.3 62.0
More than One Race 45 52.1 6.7 39.0 65.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 370 63.2 2.8 57.6 68.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 1499 62.5 1.2 60.1 64.8
Some College 1499 61.2 1.2 58.8 63.6
College Graduate 1645 58.3 1.0 56.3 60.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 378 60.0 2.6 54.8 65.1
$15,000 - $24,999 851 60.9 1.7 57.6 64.2
$25,000 - $34,999 724 60.4 1.7 57.0 63.7
$35,000 - $49,999 853 64.4 1.5 61.5 67.4
$50,000+ 1539 61.9 1.1 59.7 64.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 3108 62.4 0.8 60.8 64.0
Out of Work 191 60.8 3.6 53.7 67.9
Homemaker / Student 342 45.1 2.2 40.7 49.5
Retired 1152 61.3 1.2 59.0 63.7
Unable to Work 222 73.2 2.8 67.7 78.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1068 58.5 1.4 55.8 61.2
1-19 Hours 157 47.9 3.6 40.9 54.9
20-39 Hours 531 53.8 2.1 49.7 57.8
40 + Hours 2419 64.8 0.9 63.1 66.6
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 3080 63.8 0.7 62.3 65.2
Divorced / Separated 808 60.6 1.6 57.6 63.7
Widowed 595 57.0 1.7 53.6 60.3
Never Married 525 49.7 2.2 45.4 54.0
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1203 68.8 1.3 66.2 71.3
Living without a Disability 3726 58.9 0.7 57.5 60.4
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 252 63.1 2.8 57.5 68.6
Rural 670 64.0 1.7 60.8 67.3
Densely-settled Rural 878 63.6 1.6 60.5 66.8
Semi-urban 944 59.5 1.5 56.6 62.5
Urban 2253 59.0 1.0 57.2 60.9
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 853 70.8 1.5 67.8 73.8
Excellent to Good 4160 59.2 0.7 57.8 60.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 526 58.7 2.1 54.6 62.8
Insured 4482 61.1 0.7 59.7 62.4
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 536 84.2 1.6 81.0 87.3
No Diabetes 4427 59.0 0.7 57.7 60.4
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 432 67.1 2.3 62.6 71.6
No Current Asthma 4557 60.1 0.7 58.8 61.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 433 61.8 2.4 57.1 66.5
<14 days mental health not good 4542 60.6 0.7 59.3 61.9
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 903 57.3 1.5 54.3 60.4
Non-Smoker 4110 61.5 0.7 60.1 62.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 3668 59.0 0.7 57.5 60.4
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1347 66.5 1.3 64.1 69.0

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.