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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data
Overweight and obesity prevalance among adults.
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Not at risk (BMI less than 25.0) 41.2 60.3 46.4 39.0 34.8 31.4 40.3
Overweight (BMI between 25.0 and 29.99) 37.7 27.3 34.9 38.3 40.8 38.8 41.9
Obese (BMI 30.0 or greater) 21.2 12.4 18.7 22.7 24.4 29.9 17.8
Male Not at risk (BMI less than 25.0) 33.0 59.7 37.7 26.3 26.0 23.5 32.9
Overweight (BMI between 25.0 and 29.99) 46.9 29.6 42.4 53.3 50.6 45.9 53.0
Obese (BMI 30.0 or greater) 20.0 10.7 19.8 20.3 23.4 30.6 14.1
Female Not at risk (BMI less than 25.0) 49.2 60.9 55.9 51.7 44.1 39.2 45.9
Overweight (BMI between 25.0 and 29.99) 28.5 24.8 26.6 23.3 30.3 31.7 33.5
Obese (BMI 30.0 or greater) 22.3 14.2 17.5 25.0 25.5 29.1 20.7
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Overweight and obesity prevalance among adults.
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 6,305 600 1,114 1,286 1,275 893 1,137
Not at risk (BMI less than 25.0) 2,547 346 512 514 432 280 463
Overweight (BMI between 25.0 and 29.99) 2,237 158 367 449 486 333 444
Obese (BMI 30.0 or greater) 1,296 69 192 277 308 254 196
Don't Know/Not sure/Refused 225 27 43 46 49 26 34
Male Total 2,658 287 473 564 539 386 409
Not at risk (BMI less than 25.0) 871 164 182 158 138 91 138
Overweight (BMI between 25.0 and 29.99) 1,225 83 200 285 272 175 210
Obese (BMI 30.0 or greater) 523 29 84 111 125 117 57
Don't Know/Not sure/Refused 39 11 7 10 4 3 4
Female Total 3,647 313 641 722 736 507 728
Not at risk (BMI less than 25.0) 1,676 182 330 356 294 189 325
Overweight (BMI between 25.0 and 29.99) 1,012 75 167 164 214 158 234
Obese (BMI 30.0 or greater) 773 40 108 166 183 137 139
Don't Know/Not sure/Refused 186 16 36 36 45 23 30
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.