Percentage of Adults Who are Overweight or Obese

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 11952 64.6 0.5 63.6 65.6
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 5356 72.4 0.8 70.8 73.9
Female 6596 56.8 0.7 55.5 58.1
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 227 47.0 2.5 42.1 51.8
25-34 years 910 62.2 1.4 59.5 64.8
35-44 years 1619 69.3 1.0 67.3 71.3
45-54 years 2595 69.8 0.8 68.1 71.4
55-64 years 2865 72.1 0.8 70.5 73.6
65+ years 3736 64.3 0.7 63.0 65.6
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 501 70.6 2.5 65.8 75.4
Non-Hispanic 11437 64.3 0.5 63.2 65.3
RACE . . . . .
White Only 10645 64.2 0.5 63.2 65.3
Black Only 542 73.1 2.6 68.1 78.2
Other Race Only 526 66.7 2.3 62.2 71.1
More than One Race 203 63.0 4.4 54.5 71.6
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 744 63.6 2.3 59.2 68.1
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 3631 65.9 1.0 63.9 67.9
Some College 3557 65.4 1.0 63.4 67.3
College Graduate 4009 63.1 0.8 61.6 64.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 790 63.5 2.4 58.7 68.3
$15,000 - $24,999 1789 68.7 1.3 66.2 71.3
$25,000 - $34,999 1480 68.2 1.5 65.2 71.1
$35,000 - $49,999 1923 67.5 1.3 65.0 70.0
$50,000+ 4799 64.9 0.7 63.5 66.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 6749 67.2 0.6 65.9 68.4
Out of Work 517 66.5 2.5 61.6 71.4
Homemaker / Student 646 44.7 2.1 40.7 48.7
Retired 3344 65.7 0.7 64.3 67.1
Unable to Work 670 73.0 2.0 69.1 76.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 3385 58.7 1.0 56.7 60.6
1-19 Hours 617 50.0 2.5 45.0 55.0
20-39 Hours 1305 57.5 1.6 54.4 60.7
40 + Hours 5285 70.1 0.7 68.7 71.4
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 7540 67.4 0.5 66.4 68.5
Divorced / Separated 1767 66.9 1.2 64.5 69.3
Widowed 1585 60.7 1.1 58.7 62.8
Never Married 1042 53.7 2.0 49.8 57.5
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 3453 72.5 0.9 70.7 74.3
Living without a Disability 8448 62.7 0.6 61.6 63.9
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 508 70.7 2.1 66.5 74.9
Rural 1535 67.6 1.5 64.7 70.5
Densely-settled Rural 1886 67.8 1.4 65.1 70.6
Semi-urban 2279 64.1 1.3 61.5 66.6
Urban 5731 62.7 0.7 61.3 64.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 1055 66.3 1.8 62.7 69.8
Insured 10879 64.5 0.5 63.4 65.5
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 1815 84.0 1.1 81.7 86.2
No Diabetes 10132 62.8 0.6 61.7 63.9
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 5323 77.9 0.6 76.7 79.2
No Hypertension 6608 59.3 0.7 58.0 60.6
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 1011 67.9 2.0 63.9 72.0
No Current Asthma 10859 64.3 0.5 63.2 65.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 4420 73.9 0.7 72.6 75.3
No Arthritis 7384 61.9 0.6 60.7 63.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 2048 72.1 1.2 69.7 74.4
Excellent to Good 9884 63.6 0.6 62.5 64.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 1079 67.4 1.8 63.9 71.0
<14 days mental health not good 10746 64.4 0.5 63.3 65.4
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 1752 61.8 1.3 59.2 64.4
Non-Smoker 10160 65.2 0.6 64.1 66.3
FRUIT & VEGETABLE INTAKE STATUS . . . . .
Five or More Servings of Fruits & Vegetables 2289 61.8 1.1 59.6 64.0
Less Than Five Servings of Fruits & Vegetables 9493 65.5 0.6 64.4 66.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 8521 62.6 0.6 61.5 63.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 3423 71.4 1.0 69.5 73.3
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 4671 59.8 0.8 58.2 61.3
Insufficient 4845 69.0 0.8 67.4 70.5
No Activity 1885 71.8 1.2 69.3 74.2

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.