Percentage of Adults Who Are Overweight or Obese

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 7437 66.7 0.6 65.6 67.9
GENDER
Male 3827 72.9 0.8 71.3 74.5
Female 3610 60.1 0.8 58.5 61.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 302 48.3 2.2 44.0 52.7
25-34 years 727 63.9 1.6 60.8 67.1
35-44 years 844 70.4 1.6 67.4 73.5
45-54 years 1233 74.4 1.2 72.0 76.8
55-64 years 1698 72.1 1.1 70.0 74.2
65+ years 2633 68.4 0.9 66.7 70.1
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 354 73.2 2.4 68.5 77.8
Non-Hispanic 7042 66.1 0.6 64.9 67.3
RACE
White only 6715 66.1 0.6 64.9 67.3
Black or African American only 342 77.7 3.0 71.8 83.5
Other race only 158 57.2 3.8 49.8 64.6
More than one race 120 69.3 4.4 60.8 77.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 361 68.9 2.5 64.1 73.8
High school graduate or G.E.D 2046 65.2 1.1 63.1 67.4
Some college 2273 68.8 1.0 66.8 70.9
College graduate 2749 64.7 0.9 62.9 66.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 457 65.1 2.4 60.3 69.9
$15,000 to $24,999 961 69.5 1.6 66.5 72.6
$25,000 to $34,999 768 68.5 1.9 64.8 72.2
$35,000 to $49,999 1056 69.0 1.6 65.9 72.0
$50,000 or more 3240 67.9 0.9 66.2 69.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 4062 68.2 0.8 66.7 69.7
Out of work 256 73.2 3.2 67.0 79.4
Homemaker/Student 433 49.5 2.2 45.1 53.8
Retired 2147 69.0 1.0 67.1 70.9
Unable to work 495 73.8 2.1 69.7 77.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 2173 63.8 1.1 61.6 66.0
1 to less than 20 hours 411 59.0 2.7 53.8 64.3
20 hours to less than 40 hours 810 61.5 1.8 58.0 65.0
40 hours or more 3014 69.9 0.9 68.1 71.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 4515 69.7 0.7 68.3 71.1
Divorced/Seperated 1162 72.1 1.4 69.3 74.9
Widowed 853 60.7 1.6 57.6 63.9
Never married 907 56.6 1.6 53.4 59.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 2142 72.1 1.1 69.9 74.2
Living without a disability 5113 65.0 0.7 63.6 66.4
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 463 70.2 2.2 65.9 74.4
Rural 843 71.4 1.7 68.1 74.7
Densely-settled rural 1289 69.2 1.4 66.5 71.8
Semi-Urban 1221 66.5 1.4 63.7 69.3
Urban 3621 65.1 0.9 63.4 66.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 6814 66.9 0.6 65.7 68.1
Uninsured 587 66.1 2.0 62.2 70.0
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 1167 86.4 1.1 84.2 88.6
No diabetes 6264 64.7 0.6 63.4 66.0
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 732 72.8 1.9 69.1 76.4
No current asthma 6653 66.0 0.6 64.8 67.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 2729 75.3 0.9 73.6 77.0
No arthritis 4677 63.8 0.7 62.4 65.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 684 69.9 1.9 66.1 73.7
<14 days mental health NOT good 6638 66.4 0.6 65.2 67.7
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 986 60.4 1.5 57.4 63.4
Non-smoker 6285 67.9 0.7 66.6 69.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 5474 64.8 0.7 63.4 66.1
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1943 73.3 1.1 71.0 75.5
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 1227 75.9 1.4 73.3 78.6
Did not serve on active duty 6206 65.4 0.6 64.1 66.6

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.