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 62.3 0.7 60.8 63.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 2305 70.6 1.1 68.4 72.7
Female 2712 53.8 0.9 52.0 55.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 133 44.8 3.2 38.5 51.1
25-34 years 536 60.3 1.7 56.9 63.8
35-44 years 871 67.3 1.4 64.7 70.0
45-54 years 1122 68.5 1.2 66.0 70.9
55-64 years 1016 70.0 1.3 67.5 72.6
65+ years 1322 61.0 1.1 58.8 63.2
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 253 62.9 3.6 55.9 69.9
Non-Hispanic 4761 62.3 0.7 60.8 63.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 4498 62.1 0.8 60.6 63.5
Black Only 192 76.0 3.5 69.1 82.9
Other Race Only 241 58.9 3.3 52.4 65.4
More than One Race 74 62.3 6.1 50.3 74.3
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 403 64.6 2.8 59.3 70.0
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 1508 61.9 1.4 59.1 64.7
Some College 1461 62.6 1.4 59.9 65.3
College Graduate 1636 61.6 1.1 59.4 63.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 416 66.5 2.8 61.1 71.9
$15,000 - $24,999 783 63.6 1.9 59.8 67.4
$25,000 - $34,999 658 63.0 1.9 59.1 66.8
$35,000 - $49,999 821 66.2 1.6 63.0 69.4
$50,000+ 1910 63.8 1.1 61.7 65.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 3092 65.3 0.9 63.6 67.1
Out of Work 127 54.0 5.1 44.1 64.0
Homemaker / Student 298 42.3 2.7 37.0 47.5
Retired 1230 62.0 1.1 59.7 64.2
Unable to Work 260 76.6 2.7 71.4 81.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1292 55.0 1.4 52.2 57.7
1-19 Hours 247 52.1 3.5 45.2 59.1
20-39 Hours 558 55.2 2.2 50.8 59.6
40 + Hours 2456 67.8 1.0 65.9 69.8
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 3173 65.5 0.8 64.1 67.0
Divorced / Separated 774 63.4 1.8 60.0 66.9
Widowed 600 57.3 1.6 54.1 60.5
Never Married 463 50.8 2.7 45.5 56.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1395 69.8 1.3 67.3 72.4
Living without a Disability 3609 60.4 0.8 58.7 62.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 254 66.4 2.8 61.0 71.9
Rural 658 64.1 2.0 60.1 68.1
Densely-settled Rural 868 66.1 1.8 62.7 69.6
Semi-urban 980 62.9 1.6 59.7 66.1
Urban 2250 59.9 1.1 57.8 62.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 905 72.6 1.6 69.4 75.7
Excellent to Good 4094 60.5 0.8 59.0 62.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 486 59.7 2.6 54.7 64.7
Insured 4525 62.9 0.7 61.4 64.3
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 607 82.9 1.6 79.7 86.2
No Diabetes 4408 60.7 0.8 59.2 62.2
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 457 68.5 2.3 63.9 73.1
No Current Asthma 4537 61.7 0.8 60.2 63.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 484 63.9 2.5 59.1 68.7
<14 days mental health not good 4473 62.1 0.8 60.6 63.6
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 851 57.2 1.7 53.8 60.7
Non-Smoker 4155 63.6 0.8 62.0 65.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 3634 60.8 0.8 59.1 62.4
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1379 67.3 1.4 64.5 70.2

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.