Disparities Details by Sex for 2009-12
NWS-9 : Obesity among adults (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Sex for NWS-9
NWS-9 Reduce the proportion of adults who are obese
Obesity among adults (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)
Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.
Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.
Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.
CI: 95% confidence interval.
- The better group rate for this objective, 34.3% (age adjusted), was attained by the male population.
- The worse group rate for this objective, 36.1% (age adjusted), was attained by the female population.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 1.7 percentage points.
- The worst group rate was <1.100 times the best group rate.
The male population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 34.3% (age adjusted).
The rate for female the population was <1.1 times the better group rate.