Percentage of Adults Who Are Overweight or Obese

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 13706 67.2 0.4 66.3 68.0
GENDER
Male 7306 72.6 0.6 71.5 73.8
Female 6400 61.5 0.6 60.2 62.7
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 649 48.9 1.6 45.9 52.0
25-34 years 1414 64.1 1.2 61.7 66.4
35-44 years 1764 72.6 1.1 70.4 74.8
45-54 years 2189 73.3 1.0 71.4 75.2
55-64 years 3228 73.1 0.8 71.5 74.6
65+ years 4462 68.5 0.7 67.1 69.8
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 616 73.7 1.8 70.2 77.2
Non-Hispanic 12988 66.5 0.4 65.6 67.4
RACE
White only 12319 67.6 0.4 66.7 68.5
Black or African American only 598 69.9 2.1 65.7 74.1
Other race only 365 56.0 2.8 50.5 61.5
More than one race 257 67.0 3.2 60.6 73.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 563 65.2 2.0 61.3 69.1
High school graduate or G.E.D 3640 67.9 0.8 66.4 69.5
Some college 4276 68.2 0.7 66.7 69.7
College graduate 5211 66.1 0.7 64.8 67.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 850 67.3 1.7 63.9 70.8
$15,000 to $24,999 1695 66.5 1.3 64.0 69.0
$25,000 to $34,999 1324 65.6 1.5 62.6 68.5
$35,000 to $49,999 1987 71.7 1.1 69.5 73.9
$50,000 or more 6156 68.8 0.6 67.6 70.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 7891 68.9 0.6 67.8 70.0
Out of work 450 67.5 2.3 63.1 72.0
Homemaker/Student 749 50.9 1.7 47.6 54.2
Retired 3642 68.5 0.8 66.9 70.0
Unable to work 904 73.9 1.6 70.8 77.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 3610 64.2 0.9 62.5 65.9
1 to less than 20 hours 783 57.0 1.9 53.3 60.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 1462 59.1 1.4 56.5 61.8
40 hours or more 6055 71.6 0.6 70.4 72.8
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 8330 70.3 0.5 69.2 71.3
Divorced/Seperated 2095 71.6 1.0 69.6 73.6
Widowed 1429 65.0 1.3 62.5 67.6
Never married 1852 56.6 1.2 54.4 58.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 4080 71.8 0.8 70.2 73.4
Living without a disability 9322 65.7 0.5 64.6 66.7
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 871 71.9 1.6 68.7 75.1
Rural 1677 72.0 1.2 69.7 74.3
Densely-settled rural 2411 69.7 1.0 67.7 71.7
Semi-Urban 2128 66.4 1.1 64.2 68.5
Urban 6619 65.6 0.6 64.4 66.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 12497 67.7 0.5 66.8 68.5
Uninsured 1173 65.3 1.4 62.5 68.1
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 2236 86.3 0.9 84.5 88.0
No diabetes 11451 64.9 0.5 64.0 65.8
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 1261 71.0 1.4 68.2 73.7
No current asthma 12347 66.8 0.5 65.9 67.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 4580 76.0 0.7 74.6 77.3
No arthritis 9023 64.4 0.5 63.4 65.5
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 1428 68.9 1.3 66.3 71.6
<14 days mental health NOT good 12051 67.0 0.5 66.1 67.9
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 1878 61.9 1.1 59.7 64.1
Non-smoker 11521 68.4 0.5 67.5 69.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 8992 65.5 0.5 64.5 66.6
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 3965 72.7 0.8 71.1 74.3
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 2017 75.0 1.1 73.0 77.1
Did not serve on active duty 11678 66.2 0.5 65.3 67.1

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.