Percentage of Adults Who are Overweight or Obese

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 12869 64.4 0.5 63.5 65.3
GENDER
Male 5926 70.9 0.7 69.5 72.3
Female 6943 57.6 0.6 56.4 58.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 375 42.1 1.9 38.4 45.8
25-34 Years 1118 61.8 1.3 59.3 64.4
35-44 Years 1559 68.2 1.1 66.1 70.4
45-54 Years 2568 70.7 0.8 69.0 72.3
55-64 Years 3210 74.4 0.7 72.9 75.8
65+ Years 4039 64.9 0.7 63.6 66.3
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 560 65.9 2.1 61.8 70.0
Non-Hispanic 12292 64.3 0.5 63.4 65.2
RACE
White Only 11510 64.2 0.5 63.3 65.1
Black or AA only 559 71.3 2.5 66.5 76.2
Other Race Only 568 62.4 2.1 58.2 66.6
More than one race 203 63.4 4.1 55.4 71.4
EDUCATION
Less than high school 834 63.9 1.9 60.3 67.6
High school graduate or G.E.D. 3718 65.4 0.9 63.7 67.2
Some college 3878 64.8 0.8 63.1 66.4
College graduate 4427 63.0 0.7 61.6 64.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1036 62.1 1.8 58.6 65.7
$15,000 - $24,999 1975 62.7 1.3 60.2 65.2
$25,000 - $34,999 1487 65.9 1.3 63.3 68.5
$35,000 - $49,999 1936 69.2 1.1 67.0 71.4
$50,000+ 4907 66.1 0.7 64.8 67.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 6842 66.5 0.6 65.3 67.7
Out of work 637 63.9 2.1 59.8 68.1
Homemaker or Student 809 46.9 1.7 43.5 50.3
Retired 3701 66.0 0.7 64.6 67.4
Unable to work 867 74.4 1.7 71.0 77.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 3915 60.7 0.9 59.0 62.4
1-19 hours 614 50.4 2.2 46.0 54.8
20-39 hours 1374 56.9 1.4 54.1 59.7
40+ hours 5271 69.6 0.7 68.3 70.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 7778 67.8 0.5 66.8 68.9
Divorced or seperated 2051 70.0 1.1 67.9 72.1
Widowed 1707 61.1 1.1 59.0 63.3
Never married 1305 52.1 1.4 49.3 54.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 4238 72.5 0.8 70.9 74.0
Living without a disability 8353 62.1 0.6 61.0 63.2
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 719 66.3 1.8 62.7 69.9
Rural 1504 67.4 1.3 64.8 70.0
Densely-settled Rural 2445 69.2 1.1 67.1 71.4
Semi-urban 1977 64.2 1.2 61.9 66.5
Urban 6224 62.2 0.7 60.9 63.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 11531 65.1 0.5 64.2 66.1
Uninsured 1318 61.4 1.4 58.7 64.2
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 2101 86.2 0.9 84.4 87.9
No diabetes 10752 62.1 0.5 61.1 63.0
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 1161 68.8 1.6 65.6 72.1
No current asthma 11632 64.0 0.5 63.0 64.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 4483 73.1 0.7 71.7 74.5
No arthritis 8309 61.8 0.6 60.7 62.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 1278 69.3 1.4 66.5 72.1
<14 days mental health not good 11426 63.9 0.5 62.9 64.8
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 2082 60.7 1.1 58.5 62.8
Non-smoker 10731 65.4 0.5 64.4 66.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 8785 62.5 0.6 61.4 63.6
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 3863 70.4 0.9 68.7 72.1
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 1609 55.1 1.3 52.7 57.6
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 3921 64.5 0.8 62.9 66.1
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 783 57.2 1.9 53.5 61.0
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 5968 69.8 0.7 68.5 71.2
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 1609 55.1 1.3 52.7 57.6
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 10672 66.7 0.5 65.7 67.7
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 1942 73.5 1.1 71.4 75.6
Not served on active duty 10923 63.1 0.5 62.1 64.1

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.