Percentage of Adults Who Are Overweight or Obese

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 8703 66.0 0.5 64.9 67.0
GENDER
Male 4266 71.7 0.8 70.2 73.2
Female 4437 59.9 0.7 58.4 61.3
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 346 41.6 1.9 37.8 45.4
25-34 years 846 63.6 1.5 60.7 66.6
35-44 years 1045 69.2 1.4 66.5 71.9
45-54 years 1499 73.0 1.1 70.9 75.1
55-64 years 2140 75.0 0.9 73.2 76.7
65+ years 2827 68.7 0.8 67.2 70.3
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 457 68.3 2.2 63.9 72.7
Non-Hispanic 8208 65.7 0.5 64.7 66.8
RACE
White only 7767 65.6 0.6 64.5 66.7
Black or African American only 352 70.8 2.5 65.9 75.7
Other race only 241 63.1 3.0 57.2 68.9
More than one race 163 71.0 3.6 64.0 78.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 513 64.8 2.3 60.4 69.3
High school graduate or G.E.D 2508 67.3 1.0 65.4 69.2
Some college 2607 67.2 0.9 65.3 69.0
College graduate 3075 63.5 0.8 61.8 65.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 613 63.6 2.0 59.7 67.6
$15,000 to $24,999 1223 66.5 1.5 63.6 69.3
$25,000 to $34,999 935 70.0 1.5 67.1 73.0
$35,000 to $49,999 1272 68.7 1.4 66.0 71.4
$50,000 or more 3530 66.5 0.8 64.9 68.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 4763 67.6 0.7 66.2 68.9
Out of work 329 66.5 2.7 61.2 71.8
Homemaker/Student 559 48.7 1.9 45.0 52.4
Retired 2429 70.7 0.8 69.0 72.3
Unable to work 602 71.7 2.1 67.6 75.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 2478 64.6 1.0 62.6 66.6
1 to less than 20 hours 493 55.4 2.4 50.7 60.1
20 hours to less than 40 hours 953 58.4 1.6 55.4 61.5
40 hours to less than 60 hours 3585 70.5 0.8 68.9 72.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 5358 70.2 0.6 69.0 71.4
Divorced/Seperated 1341 71.2 1.3 68.6 73.8
Widowed 966 62.1 1.4 59.3 64.9
Never married 1015 51.4 1.5 48.4 54.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 2505 73.9 1.0 72.0 75.9
Living without a disability 6045 63.9 0.6 62.7 65.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 476 68.1 2.5 63.2 73.0
Rural 975 69.5 1.6 66.5 72.6
Densely-settled rural 1506 69.6 1.2 67.2 72.0
Semi-Urban 1375 67.7 1.4 65.0 70.3
Urban 4371 63.6 0.8 62.1 65.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 7872 66.3 0.6 65.2 67.4
Uninsured 795 65.1 1.7 61.9 68.4
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 1418 84.2 1.2 81.8 86.6
No diabetes 7265 63.8 0.6 62.7 64.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 815 70.2 1.8 66.8 73.7
No current asthma 7824 65.5 0.6 64.4 66.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 3217 76.2 0.8 74.7 77.8
No arthritis 5448 62.4 0.7 61.1 63.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 745 65.8 1.9 62.0 69.5
<14 days mental health NOT good 7809 65.9 0.6 64.8 67.0
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 1224 62.1 1.4 59.4 64.7
Non-smoker 7267 67.2 0.6 66.0 68.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 6304 63.8 0.6 62.5 65.0
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 2388 73.2 1.0 71.1 75.3
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 1336 77.0 1.1 74.7 79.2
Did not serve on active duty 7366 64.4 0.6 63.3 65.6

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.