Percentage of Adults Who are Overweight or Obese

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 14432 68.0 0.4 67.2 68.8
GENDER
Male 7378 74.5 0.6 73.4 75.6
Female 7054 61.1 0.6 60.0 62.3
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 610 47.8 1.6 44.7 50.9
25-34 years 1439 67.3 1.1 65.0 69.5
35-44 years 1796 72.3 1.0 70.3 74.2
45-54 years 2432 75.2 0.9 73.6 76.9
55-64 years 3386 73.5 0.7 72.1 75.0
65+ years 4769 68.9 0.6 67.6 70.1
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 893 77.0 1.4 74.2 79.8
Non-hispanic 13469 67.2 0.4 66.4 68.1
RACE
White only 12902 68.2 0.4 67.3 69.0
Black or African American only 656 74.6 2.2 70.4 78.8
Other race only 313 50.7 2.7 45.4 56.0
More than one race 266 69.1 2.9 63.4 74.8
EDUCATION
Less than high school 911 72.8 1.6 69.7 75.9
High school graduate or G.E.D 3998 69.8 0.8 68.3 71.3
Some college 4185 67.2 0.8 65.6 68.7
College graduate 5322 65.7 0.7 64.5 67.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 899 65.4 1.7 61.9 68.8
$15,000 to $24,999 1930 69.0 1.1 66.8 71.2
$25,000 to $34,999 1394 70.0 1.3 67.4 72.6
$35,000 to $49,999 2052 71.3 1.1 69.1 73.4
$50,000 or more 6258 69.6 0.6 68.4 70.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 7868 70.5 0.5 69.4 71.5
Out of work 484 65.0 2.3 60.6 69.5
Homemaker/Student 979 51.8 1.5 48.9 54.8
Retired 4119 69.4 0.7 68.1 70.8
Unable to work 919 74.7 1.6 71.6 77.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 4218 64.8 0.8 63.3 66.4
1 to less than 20 hours 751 57.3 2.0 53.3 61.2
20 hours to less than 40 hours 1608 60.8 1.3 58.3 63.2
40 plus hours 5982 73.1 0.6 71.9 74.3
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 9016 72.2 0.5 71.2 73.1
Divorced/Seperated 2117 69.8 1.1 67.6 71.9
Widowed 1549 65.1 1.2 62.8 67.4
Never married 1750 55.9 1.2 53.6 58.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 4060 73.9 0.8 72.4 75.4
Not living with a disability 10198 66.5 0.5 65.5 67.4
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 820 70.9 1.7 67.5 74.3
Rural 1557 71.2 1.2 68.9 73.6
Densely-settled rural 2453 70.9 1.0 69.0 72.8
Semi-Urban 2274 68.9 1.1 66.8 71.0
Urban 7328 66.2 0.6 65.1 67.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 13184 68.3 0.4 67.4 69.1
Uninsured 1196 67.9 1.4 65.2 70.6
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 2242 86.8 0.8 85.3 88.4
No diabetes 12172 66.0 0.4 65.1 66.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 1332 73.3 1.4 70.6 75.9
No current asthma 12975 67.4 0.4 66.6 68.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 5031 76.4 0.6 75.2 77.7
No 9331 65.2 0.5 64.2 66.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 1271 70.9 1.4 68.2 73.7
<14 days mental health NOT good 12954 67.7 0.4 66.9 68.6
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 2065 66.0 1.0 64.0 68.1
Non-smoker 12091 68.7 0.5 67.8 69.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 9549 66.3 0.5 65.3 67.3
No 3912 75.0 0.8 73.4 76.5
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 2307 77.1 1.0 75.1 79.0
Did not serve on active duty 12119 66.7 0.5 65.9 67.6

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.