Adults Who Are Overweight


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Adults Who Are Overweight

State
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US Overall Rate 36.8% 36.7% 37.2% 37.0% 36.7% 36.8% 36.7% 36.5% 36.6% 36.4% 36.2%
Alabama 38.4% 36.8% 37.2% 37.0% 34.8% 35.8% 35.6% 34.5% 35.7% 35.7% 36.5%
Alaska 40.7% 38.2% 41.2% 37.7% 37.2% 38.9% 36.8% 38.0% 36.9% 38.4% 37.8%
Arizona 39.3% 36.8% 37.5% 36.6% 37.0% 34.9% 35.1% 36.7% 36.8% 35.7% 38.3%
Arkansas 36.2% 36.6% 37.1% 37.2% 36.8% 36.4% 36.7% 36.9% 36.3% 36.2% 35.1%
California 36.1% 37.4% 37.5% 37.5% 36.2% 38.0% 37.9% 35.5% 35.7% 37.1% 35.7%
Colorado 33.0% 33.8% 36.7% 37.0% 35.4% 36.2% 36.7% 36.7% 36.4% 36.2% 36.7%
Connecticut 37.4% 36.3% 37.2% 37.0% 35.7% 36.5% 38.1% 38.2% 37.5% 38.3% 37.9%
Delaware 37.9% 39.2% 38.4% 36.2% 36.2% 38.6% 39.4% 37.8% 36.8% 36.0% 36.1%
Florida 38.2% 35.2% 37.1% 37.6% 38.7% 36.9% 37.9% 36.5% 38.0% 35.0% 36.5%
Georgia 36.5% 37.9% 36.7% 35.4% 35.4% 34.7% 36.4% 34.6% 36.3% 36.9% 37.6%
Hawaii 34.4% 34.5% 33.5% 36.0% 33.6% N/A 33.3% 35.5% 35.1% 34.2% 34.9%
Idaho 35.3% 36.8% 38.8% 37.1% 37.2% 37.4% 36.8% 35.6% 38.0% 37.0% 36.2%
Illinois 36.0% 37.2% 37.6% 37.3% 37.4% 36.5% 35.7% 36.6% 37.4% 36.4% 37.0%
Indiana 36.9% 36.5% 35.5% 37.2% 35.7% 36.7% 35.1% 35.0% 35.8% 36.6% 35.1%
Iowa 36.9% 38.5% 37.3% 38.3% 37.7% 37.4% 37.1% 37.2% 37.0% 37.6% 38.7%
Kansas 37.2% 37.9% 35.4% 37.4% 37.8% 37.5% 36.9% 36.4% 36.1% 37.6% 35.8%
Kentucky 36.9% 38.0% 37.5% 38.1% 37.4% 37.6% 36.3% 38.4% 40.4% 36.5% 34.6%
Louisiana 36.0% 36.5% 36.3% 35.6% 36.3% 35.7% 33.8% 35.9% 34.5% 34.8% 33.7%
Maine 35.4% 36.3% 39.3% 38.0% 38.3% 37.6% 36.9% 36.6% 37.7% 36.0% 37.7%
Maryland 37.2% 36.5% 36.5% 38.5% 37.2% 34.6% 36.7% 35.8% 36.4% 36.7% 36.1%
Massachusetts 35.6% 36.1% 37.8% 36.3% 36.2% 36.1% 35.4% 35.2% 37.2% 36.6% 35.6%
Michigan 36.8% 38.7% 35.2% 36.9% 36.6% 35.5% 36.3% 36.0% 36.1% 35.2% 35.2%
Minnesota 40.4% 37.6% 40.6% 36.5% 38.0% 37.7% 37.2% 38.0% 36.0% 37.6% 37.8%
Mississippi 39.1% 36.7% 37.4% 36.3% 36.7% 36.1% 36.4% 35.3% 35.5% 34.1% 34.9%
Missouri 36.0% 34.4% 36.2% 37.0% 35.6% 36.8% 37.0% 35.7% 35.1% 36.4% 35.0%
Montana 36.8% 37.2% 38.0% 37.9% 38.1% 37.3% 36.2% 38.1% 39.2% 37.4% 38.3%
Nebraska 36.8% 37.4% 38.4% 37.0% 37.0% 38.6% 37.2% 37.0% 38.2% 36.9% 36.7%
Nevada 37.8% 35.3% 37.0% 37.3% 37.3% 38.9% 37.6% 38.6% 38.4% 37.0% 36.6%
New Hampshire 35.5% 36.5% 36.6% 38.5% 36.7% 36.1% 36.8% 38.3% 36.7% 38.2% 36.5%
New Jersey 37.5% 38.3% 38.1% 37.3% 37.2% 37.8% 37.1% 37.3% 38.2% 38.5% 37.9%
New Mexico 37.6% 36.2% 37.4% 36.7% 36.4% 36.4% 38.6% 36.9% 35.7% 34.2% 36.2%
New York 36.5% 39.2% 35.7% 36.7% 35.3% 35.7% 37.6% 35.4% 36.4% 35.2% 35.5%
North Carolina 36.4% 37.4% 35.9% 35.5% 37.0% 37.1% 36.7% 36.2% 35.9% 36.2% 35.2%
North Dakota 38.2% 40.0% 41.1% 38.2% 39.2% 38.3% 38.8% 39.1% 37.9% 39.6% 37.7%
Ohio 36.7% 35.7% 37.7% 35.8% 36.0% 35.8% 38.1% 35.5% 35.4% 34.1% 36.9%
Oklahoma 36.8% 36.6% 39.0% 35.8% 36.1% 36.1% 36.1% 36.0% 36.3% 35.6% 35.4%
Oregon 34.6% 36.1% 37.1% 36.9% 36.7% 37.8% 35.9% 35.9% 35.7% 36.7% 37.0%
Pennsylvania 35.9% 36.4% 38.3% 35.6% 36.3% 36.8% 36.6% 37.3% 34.9% 36.0% 35.9%
Rhode Island 37.4% 36.6% 38.3% 37.6% 38.5% 37.1% 38.2% 39.6% 39.1% 37.9% 36.6%
South Carolina 37.6% 36.9% 37.3% 35.6% 35.8% 36.2% 35.5% 36.0% 36.3% 35.2% 35.7%
South Dakota 39.7% 38.9% 38.3% 39.4% 37.3% 38.0% 37.3% 38.7% 38.3% 36.8% 36.8%
Tennessee 36.1% 36.5% 35.4% 36.8% 35.4% 37.0% 34.9% 36.5% 36.7% 36.8% 36.1%
Texas 36.7% 36.7% 36.7% 37.3% 36.9% 37.2% 37.1% 36.3% 37.2% 37.3% 37.2%
Utah 34.2% 35.0% 35.6% 36.1% 33.8% 36.1% 35.0% 33.0% 35.6% 35.1% 33.9%
Vermont 34.4% 34.6% 34.5% 35.6% 35.9% 35.6% 35.6% 34.8% 36.9% 35.2% 34.8%
Virginia 39.4% 38.0% 36.7% 35.1% 36.0% 36.9% 36.1% 36.7% 36.6% 35.8% 35.0%
Washington 36.2% 36.3% 36.7% 37.7% 36.8% 36.2% 36.1% 36.5% 36.2% 35.8% 35.5%
West Virginia 37.4% 36.5% 37.9% 36.1% 34.0% 36.4% 34.8% 36.0% 37.7% 36.9% 35.8%
Wisconsin 35.7% 37.8% 36.7% 36.3% 39.1% 37.3% 37.1% 36.8% 37.0% 37.5% 36.4%
Wyoming 38.5% 37.2% 36.0% 36.4% 37.0% 37.0% 37.4% 38.1% 37.7% 36.9% 36.8%

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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) between 25.0 kg/m² and 29.9 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).
  • The definition of the indicator was added to the footnotes.

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.
  • Data for 2008 was added to the chart and data table.

11/5/2009

  • Data for all 50 states was added to the data table.
  • A choloropleth thematic map representing data for all 50 states was added.
  • A hyperlink to instructions on how to print the background colors for the data tables was added.

6/16/2010

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



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