Disparities Details by Country of Birth for 2013-16
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 Country of Birth for NWS-9
NWS-9 Reduce the proportion of adults who are obese
Obesity among adults (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)
|Country of Birth||2013-16||Disparity|
|Outside US|| 29.9
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, 29.9% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were born outside the US.
- The worse group rate for this objective, 40.6% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were born in the US.
- The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 10.8 percentage points.
- The worst group rate was 1.360 times the best group rate.
Persons born outside the US achieved the better group rate for this objective, 29.9% (age adjusted).
The rate among persons born in the US was 1.360 times the better group rate.