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Obesity Race/Ethnicity-2006-2008
Obesity Race/Ethnicity-2006-2008
Obesity Race/Ethnicity-2006-2008
Obesity Race/Ethnicity-2006-2008
Obesity Race/Ethnicity-2006-2008
Obesity Race/Ethnicity-2006-2008
Obesity Race/Ethnicity-2006-2008
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Obesity Race/Ethnicity-2006-2008

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  • Compared to non-Hispanic whites, non-Hispanic blacks had about 50% higher prevalence of obesity, and Hispanics had about 20% higher prevalence
  • The 11 states with a prevalence >=30% among Hispanics are Alaska, Arizona, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Texas,
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    • 1. State-specific Prevalence of Obesity Among U.S. Adults, by Race/Ethnicity, 2006-2008 <ul><li>Definitions: </li></ul><ul><li>Obesity: Body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher. </li></ul><ul><li>Body mass index (BMI): A measure of an adult’s weight in relation to his or her height, specifically the adult’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of his or her height in meters. </li></ul>
    • 2. <ul><li>Methods: </li></ul><ul><li>Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). </li></ul><ul><li>Self-reported weights and heights. </li></ul><ul><li>Limited to three years of data and limited to three racial/ethnic populations; non-Hispanic whites, non-Hispanic blacks, and Hispanics. </li></ul><ul><li>Age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population. </li></ul>State-specific Prevalence of Obesity Among U.S. Adults, by Race/Ethnicity, 2006-2008
    • 3. (*BMI  30) Hispanic State-specific Prevalence of Obesity* Among U.S. Adults, by Race/Ethnicity, 2006-2008 White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic
    • 4. (*BMI  30) White non-Hispanic State-specific Prevalence of Obesity* Among U.S. Adults, by Race/Ethnicity, 2006-2008
    • 5. (*BMI  30) State-specific Prevalence of Obesity* Among U.S. Adults, by Race/Ethnicity, 2006-2008 Black non-Hispanic
    • 6. (*BMI  30) Hispanic State-specific Prevalence of Obesity* Among U.S. Adults, by Race/Ethnicity, 2006-2008
    • 7. Table. Prevalence of obesity, by region and race/ethnicity, 2006-2008 30.4 32.0 19.8 Women 27.3 34.1 22.1 Men 29.0 33.1 21.0 Both sexes       West 29.7 40.6 22.5 Women 28.3 32.6 26.3 Men 29.2 36.9 24.4 Both sexes       South 29.2 40.1 23.8 Women 29.7 32.1 27.0 Men 29.6 36.3 25.4 Both sexes       Midwest 26.0 36.1 20.0 Women 26.9 26.5 25.0 Men 26.6 31.7 22.6 Both sexes       Northeast 29.4 39.2 21.8 Women 27.8 31.6 25.4 Men 28.7 35.7 23.7 Both sexes       Total Hispanic Non-Hispanic black Non-Hispanic white  
    • 8. Summary <ul><li>Non-Hispanic blacks had the highest prevalence, followed by Hispanics, and non-Hispanic whites </li></ul><ul><li>For non-Hispanic blacks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overall prevalence of obesity—35.7% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher prevalences were found in the Midwest and South </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prevalence ranged from 23.0% (New Hampshire) to 45.1% (Maine) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>40 states had a prevalence of ≥ 30% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 states (Alabama, Maine, Mississippi, Ohio, and Oregon) had a prevalence of ≥ 40% </li></ul></ul>
    • 9. Summary (Cont’d) <ul><li>For Hispanics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overall prevalence of obesity—28.7% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower prevalence was observed in the Northeast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prevalence ranged from 21.0% (Maryland) to 36.7% (Tennessee) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11 states had a prevalence of ≥ 30% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For non-Hispanic whites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overall prevalence of obesity—23.7% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher prevalences were found in the Midwest and South </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prevalence ranged from 9.0% (DC) to 30.2% (West Virginia) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only one state (West Virginia) had a prevalence of ≥ 30% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 states (California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, and New Mexico) and DC had a prevalence of <20% </li></ul></ul>

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