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Obesity and Overweight for Professionals_ Data and Statistics_ U.S. Obesity

Obesity and Overweight for Professionals_ Data and Statistics_ U.S. Obesity

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Obesity and Overweight for Professionals: Data and Statistics: U.S. Obesity Trends | DNPAO | CDChttp://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/trends.html[1/16/2011 11:33:35 PM]
U.S. Obesity Trends
Trends by State 1985–2009
Obesity is defined as a body mass index (BMI) of 30 orgreater. BMI is calculated from a person's weight andheight and provides a reasonable indicator of body fatness and weight categories that may lead to healthproblems. Obesity is a major risk factor forcardiovascular disease, certain types of cancer, and type2 diabetes.During the past 20 years there has been a dramaticincrease in obesity in the United States. In 2009, only Colorado and the District of Columbia had a prevalenceof obesity less than 20%.Thirty-three states had aprevalence equal to orgreater than 25%; nine of these states (Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky,Louisiana, Mississippi,Missouri, Oklahoma,Tennessee, and West Virginia) had a prevalenceof obesity equal to orgreater than 30%.The animated map below shows the United Statesobesity prevalence from1985 through 2009.
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Download theMaps
The prevalence of obesity is depicted in a
(/obesity/downloads/obes
. (30 slides total, PPT-2.9Mb)This is also available as atext-only 
(/obesity/downloads/obes
.(PDF-472k)
 
Obesity and Overweight for Professionals: Data and Statistics: U.S. Obesity Trends | DNPAO | CDChttp://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/trends.html[1/16/2011 11:33:35 PM]
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2009 State Obesity RatesState % State % State % State % Alabama
31.0
Illinois
26.5
Montana
23.2
RhodeIsland
24.6
 Alaska
24.8
Indiana
29.5
Nebraska
27.2
SouthCarolina
29.4
 Arizona
25.5
Iowa
27.9
Nevada
25.8
SouthDakota
29.6
 Arkansas
30.5
Kansas
28.1
NeHampshire
25.7
Tennessee
32.3
California
24.8
Kentucky 
31.5
New Jersey 
23.3
Texas
28.7
Colorado
18.6
Louisiana
33.0
New Mexico
25.1
Utah
23.5
Connecticut
20.6
Maine
25.8
New York 
24.2
Vermont
22.8
Delaware
27.0
Maryland
26.2
NorthCarolina
29.3
Virginia
25.0
 WashingtonDC
19.7
Massachusetts
21.4
NorthDakota
27.9
Washington
26.4
Florida
25.2
Michigan
29.6
Ohio
28.8
West Virginia
31.1
Georgia
27.2
Minnesota
24.6
Oklahoma
31.4
Wisconsin
28.7
Hawaii
22.3
Mississippi
34.4
Oregon
23.0
Wyoming
24.6
Idaho
24.5
Missouri
30.0
Pennsylvania
27.4The data shown in these maps were collected throughtheCDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System(BRFSS)
(http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/brfss)
. Each year, statehealth departments use standard procedures to collectdata through a series of monthly telephone interviews with U.S. adults. Prevalence estimates generated for the
 
Obesity and Overweight for Professionals: Data and Statistics: U.S. Obesity Trends | DNPAO | CDChttp://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/trends.html[1/16/2011 11:33:35 PM]
maps may vary slightly from those generated for thestates by the BRFSS as slightly different analytic methodsare used.
Obesity by Race/Ethnicity 2006-2008
New Obesity Data ShowsBlacks Have theHighest Rates of Obesity 
Blacks had 51 percenthigher prevalence of obesity, and Hispanics had21 percent higher obesity prevalence compared with whites.Greater prevalences of obesity for blacks and whites were found in the South and Midwest than in the West and Northeast. Hispanics in the Northeast hadlower obesity prevalence than Hispanics in the Midwest,South or West.
For this study analysis, CDC analyzed the 2006−2008
(http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5827a2.htm)
. Also available in aPDF version
(http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm5827.pdf)
(PDF-1.3Mb).
 White Non-HispanicDownload theRace/Ethnicity Data
The prevalence of obesity is depicted in a
(/obesity/downloads/obesethnicity_2006-2008.ppt)
. (9 slidestotal, PPT-430k) Also available in a
(/obesity/downloads/obesethnicity_2006-2008.pdf)
(PDF-161k).

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