Percentage of Adults Who are Overweight or Obese

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 14533 65.3 0.4 64.5 66.1
GENDER
Female 7591 59.2 0.6 58.1 60.3
Male 6942 71.2 0.6 70.0 72.3
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 596 46.9 1.6 43.8 49.9
25-34 years 1329 61.1 1.2 58.9 63.4
35-44 years 1835 69.8 1.0 67.8 71.7
45-54 years 2605 71.4 0.9 69.7 73.1
55-64 years 3431 73.1 0.7 71.7 74.5
65+ years 4737 66.2 0.6 65.0 67.4
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 13764 64.8 0.4 63.9 65.6
Hispanic 717 71.8 1.7 68.5 75.1
RACE
White only 12884 65.0 0.4 64.1 65.8
Black or African American only 670 71.8 2.2 67.5 76.0
Other race only 620 64.8 1.9 61.0 68.6
More than one race 245 63.9 3.1 57.8 70.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 959 68.0 1.5 65.0 71.1
High school graduate or G.E.D 4092 65.9 0.8 64.4 67.4
Some college 4575 66.5 0.7 65.1 68.0
College graduate 4907 62.0 0.7 60.7 63.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1164 62.9 1.5 59.9 65.9
$15,000 to $24,999 2262 66.2 1.1 64.1 68.2
$25,000 to $34,999 1627 67.0 1.2 64.5 69.4
$35,000 to $49,999 2179 69.6 1.1 67.5 71.6
$50,000 or more 5696 65.7 0.6 64.4 66.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 7953 66.8 0.5 65.7 67.8
Out of work 639 65.2 1.9 61.5 68.9
Homemaker/Student 837 49.8 1.6 46.8 52.8
Retired 4078 67.1 0.7 65.8 68.4
Unable to work 987 73.7 1.5 70.7 76.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 4174 62.0 0.8 60.4 63.5
1 to less than 20 hours 799 56.1 1.8 52.5 59.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 1646 59.2 1.2 56.8 61.6
40 plus hours 5984 69.8 0.6 68.6 70.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 8596 68.6 0.5 67.6 69.6
Divorced/Separated 2393 69.2 1.0 67.3 71.2
Widowed 1733 61.8 1.1 59.7 63.9
Never married 1781 54.4 1.2 52.2 56.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 10180 63.1 0.5 62.1 64.0
Living with a disability 4220 73.9 0.7 72.5 75.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 825 67.1 1.7 63.7 70.4
Rural 1538 69.1 1.2 66.7 71.4
Densely-settled rural 2493 66.8 1.0 64.9 68.8
Semi-Urban 2296 65.1 1.0 63.0 67.1
Urban 7381 64.2 0.6 63.0 65.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 1579 64.9 1.2 62.6 67.3
Insured 12920 65.5 0.4 64.6 66.3
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 12200 63.0 0.4 62.1 63.9
Have diabetes 2315 86.6 0.9 84.9 88.4
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 13004 64.8 0.4 63.9 65.6
Current asthma 1435 70.5 1.4 67.8 73.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 9360 62.5 0.5 61.5 63.5
Yes 5094 74.0 0.6 72.7 75.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 12981 64.9 0.4 64.1 65.8
14+ days mental health NOT good 1387 69.0 1.3 66.3 71.6
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 12046 66.0 0.5 65.1 66.9
Current smoker 2278 62.8 1.0 60.9 64.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 4061 69.5 0.8 68.0 71.1
Yes 9858 63.8 0.5 62.8 64.8
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 12326 63.9 0.4 63.1 64.8
Served on active duty 2200 74.7 1.0 72.8 76.7

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.