Adults Who Are Obese


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Adults Who Are Obese

State 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
US Overall Rate 15.9% 16.8% 16.5% 18.3% 19.6% 20.0% 20.9% 21.9% 22.9% 23.2% 24.4% 25.1% 26.3% 26.6% 26.9%
Alabama 18.7% 20.5% 18.2% 21.3% 22.4% 23.9% 24.5% 25.7% 28.4% 28.8% 28.9% 30.5% 30.9% 32.2% 31.6%
Alaska 19.8% 17.5% 19.7% 21.4% 20.4% 21.0% 22.1% 23.4% 23.5% 23.7% 27.4% 26.2% 28.2% 27.1% 25.4%
Arizona 13.3% 15.1% 12.4% 13.1% 12.3% 19.2% 18.5% 19.6% 20.1% 21.2% 21.1% 22.9% 25.8% 25.6% 25.8%
Arkansas 17.5% 17.8% 18.1% 19.8% 22.7% 23.3% 22.4% 23.7% 25.2% 26.1% 28.0% 26.9% 29.3% 29.5% 31.4%
California 15.1% 14.6% 16.0% 17.3% 18.7% 19.9% 21.9% 19.2% 23.2% 22.2% 22.7% 23.3% 23.3% 24.3% 25.5%
Colorado 10.1% 10.3% 11.8% 14.4% 14.9% 14.2% 14.9% 16.5% 16.0% 16.8% 17.8% 18.2% 19.3% 19.1% 18.9%
Connecticut 12.5% 13.4% 14.7% 15.5% 15.1% 17.4% 17.9% 18.0% 19.1% 19.7% 20.1% 20.6% 21.7% 21.4% 21.0%
Delaware 17.1% 17.7% 18.8% 17.2% 17.5% 16.6% 20.8% 22.4% 24.0% 21.1% 23.5% 26.0% 28.2% 27.8% 27.5%
Florida 17.2% 16.7% 16.1% 18.0% 18.6% 18.7% 18.8% 19.4% 19.9% 22.9% 22.8% 23.1% 24.1% 25.2% 25.9%
Georgia 13.3% 11.5% 14.4% 19.2% 21.1% 21.5% 22.7% 23.5% 25.2% 24.7% 26.5% 27.1% 28.7% 27.8% 27.7%
Hawaii 10.8% 12.9% 13.6% 15.5% 15.7% 15.7% 17.9% 17.1% 16.4% N/A 19.7% 20.6% 21.7% 23.1% 22.9%
Idaho 14.2% 16.9% 16.3% 16.4% 20.0% 18.9% 20.5% 20.2% 21.8% 20.8% 24.5% 24.1% 25.1% 25.2% 25.1%
Illinois 16.7% 17.0% 17.1% 18.5% 20.9% 21.7% 21.0% 21.9% 23.7% 23.0% 25.1% 25.1% 25.6% 26.9% 27.3%
Indiana 20.1% 18.6% 21.2% 19.9% 19.9% 21.8% 24.5% 24.1% 26.0% 25.5% 27.2% 27.8% 27.4% 27.0% 29.9%
Iowa 17.5% 18.7% 19.4% 19.8% 21.5% 21.5% 22.5% 22.9% 23.9% 23.5% 25.4% 25.7% 27.7% 26.7% 28.4%
Kansas 15.9% 13.4% 14.7% 17.7% 18.9% 20.8% 21.6% 22.8% 22.6% 23.2% 23.9% 25.9% 27.7% 28.1% 28.7%
Kentucky 16.9% 19.2% 21.8% 20.4% 21.7% 23.0% 24.6% 24.4% 25.6% 25.8% 28.6% 28.0% 28.7% 30.3% 32.3%
Louisiana 17.7% 19.7% 19.6% 21.8% 22.3% 23.6% 24.0% 25.5% 24.8% 26.9% 30.8% 27.1% 30.7% 29.0% 33.9%
Maine 14.1% 16.1% 16.2% 17.4% 19.4% 20.0% 19.5% 20.7% 19.9% 23.4% 22.7% 23.1% 25.2% 25.9% 26.4%
Maryland 16.3% 17.7% 17.5% 20.5% 18.2% 20.2% 20.5% 19.4% 21.9% 23.9% 24.4% 24.9% 26.3% 26.7% 26.7%
Massachusetts 11.7% 13.1% 14.8% 14.3% 14.7% 16.8% 16.6% 18.3% 16.8% 18.4% 20.7% 20.3% 21.7% 21.5% 21.8%
Michigan 18.2% 18.2% 19.3% 21.2% 22.8% 22.4% 25.0% 25.4% 25.2% 25.4% 26.2% 28.8% 28.2% 29.5% 30.3%
Minnesota 15.3% 14.3% 16.5% 16.2% 15.5% 17.4% 19.9% 22.4% 23.0% 22.6% 23.7% 24.7% 26.0% 25.2% 25.3%
Mississippi 19.5% 19.8% 22.0% 22.8% 23.2% 25.0% 26.5% 26.8% 28.1% 29.5% 30.9% 31.4% 32.6% 33.4% 35.3%
Missouri 18.9% 19.2% 19.1% 20.5% 21.7% 22.1% 23.2% 23.2% 23.6% 24.9% 26.9% 27.2% 28.2% 29.1% 30.5%
Montana 13.4% 14.3% 14.6% 15.0% 15.8% 15.9% 18.8% 18.7% 18.8% 19.7% 21.3% 21.2% 22.6% 24.3% 23.7%
Nebraska 16.3% 16.3% 17.0% 18.3% 21.0% 21.1% 20.7% 23.2% 23.9% 23.2% 26.0% 26.9% 26.5% 27.2% 28.0%
Nevada 13.3% 15.5% 14.1% 14.0% 15.8% 17.9% 19.5% 21.6% 21.2% 21.1% 21.2% 25.0% 24.6% 25.6% 26.4%
New Hampshire 15.1% 14.5% 14.2% 15.6% 14.6% 18.1% 19.4% 17.9% 20.2% 21.6% 23.1% 22.4% 25.1% 24.9% 26.3%
New Jersey 14.5% 13.5% 16.0% 15.5% 17.0% 18.5% 19.6% 19.0% 20.1% 21.9% 22.1% 22.6% 24.1% 23.6% 23.9%
New Mexico 13.0% 14.1% 14.9% 15.2% 17.7% 19.3% 19.7% 19.7% 20.2% 21.5% 21.7% 22.9% 25.1% 25.7% 25.5%
New York 13.9% 14.5% 16.0% 16.3% 17.4% 17.7% 20.3% 20.6% 20.9% 22.1% 22.2% 22.9% 25.5% 25.1% 24.5%
North Carolina 16.9% 18.1% 18.3% 19.4% 21.5% 21.8% 22.9% 23.5% 24.0% 24.2% 25.9% 26.6% 28.7% 29.5% 30.1%
North Dakota 16.4% 18.4% 17.0% 19.2% 21.9% 20.4% 20.4% 23.4% 23.7% 24.6% 25.4% 25.4% 27.0% 27.8% 28.3%
Ohio 17.5% 18.9% 17.7% 20.0% 20.3% 21.5% 22.4% 23.0% 24.9% 25.3% 24.3% 28.4% 28.1% 29.3% 29.7%
Oklahoma 13.5% 16.8% 15.1% 19.5% 21.1% 19.7% 22.6% 22.9% 24.4% 24.9% 26.8% 28.8% 28.8% 31.0% 32.0%
Oregon 15.2% 16.4% 19.4% 18.3% 19.9% 21.5% 21.1% 20.3% 21.5% 21.2% 23.8% 24.8% 26.3% 25.0% 23.6%
Pennsylvania 16.4% 18.7% 17.5% 19.4% 20.3% 21.2% 22.1% 23.9% 23.8% 24.3% 25.3% 24.0% 27.8% 28.4% 28.0%
Rhode Island 13.2% 14.3% 13.8% 16.8% 16.8% 17.1% 17.7% 18.5% 18.4% 19.0% 21.0% 21.4% 21.7% 22.1% 24.9%
South Carolina 16.7% 18.4% 16.9% 20.6% 20.6% 22.0% 22.5% 25.8% 24.5% 25.1% 29.1% 29.4% 29.0% 30.7% 30.0%
South Dakota 13.9% 14.7% 17.0% 15.8% 19.6% 19.8% 21.2% 21.2% 22.9% 23.8% 25.5% 25.4% 27.2% 28.1% 30.2%
Tennessee 18.4% 17.4% 17.7% 19.2% 20.5% 22.9% 23.4% 24.5% 25.0% 27.2% 27.4% 28.8% 30.7% 31.2% 32.8%
Texas 15.9% 17.2% 18.7% 20.2% 21.6% 23.1% 24.6% 25.5% 24.6% 25.8% 27.0% 26.1% 28.6% 28.9% 29.5%
Utah N/A N/A 15.2% 15.9% 16.7% 19.1% 19.1% 17.5% 20.8% 20.4% 21.2% 21.9% 22.4% 23.1% 24.0%
Vermont 14.6% 14.9% 15.9% 14.8% 18.0% 18.2% 17.6% 18.9% 19.6% 18.7% 20.2% 21.2% 21.9% 23.3% 23.3%
Virginia 15.7% 15.9% 16.4% 18.7% 19.3% 18.2% 20.9% 23.8% 21.7% 23.1% 25.1% 25.1% 25.3% 25.8% 25.5%
Washington 13.9% 15.6% 15.2% 18.1% 18.2% 18.8% 19.3% 21.3% 21.7% 22.2% 23.3% 24.2% 25.9% 26.0% 26.9%
West Virginia 18.3% 19.9% 20.6% 23.9% 24.6% 23.2% 25.1% 27.6% 27.7% 27.6% 30.6% 31.0% 30.3% 31.9% 31.7%
Wisconsin 16.0% 17.1% 16.6% 18.3% 19.9% 20.0% 22.4% 21.6% 20.9% 23.2% 24.4% 26.6% 25.3% 26.1% 29.2%
Wyoming 14.3% 15.1% 15.0% 15.1% 16.9% 18.0% 19.7% 19.5% 20.1% 20.8% 24.2% 23.3% 24.5% 25.2% 25.3%

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Demographic Group: Respondents aged >= 18 years.
Data Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)/KDHE
http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/brfss/index.asp
Numerator: Respondents aged >=18 years who have a body mass index (BMI) >=30.0 kg/m² calculated from self-reported weight and height.
Denominator: Respondents aged >=18 years for whom BMI can be calculated from their self-reported weight and height (excluding unknowns or refusals to provide weight or height).
Unit: percentage
Notes: Colors for the chloropleth thematic map were obtained from the ColorBrewer website:
http://www.personal.psu.edu/cab38/ColorBrewer/ColorBrewer.html
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).
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5/28/2009

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  • Data for 2008 was added to the chart and data table.

11/6/2009

  • Data for all 50 states was added to the data table.
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6/21/2010

  • Data for 2009 was added to the chart and data table.



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