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Obesity Rates for Adults (Riverside County, 2011-2012)

Percent of adults overweight or obese in Riverside County, by race/ethnicity, 2011-2012.

  • 64.8% of African American adults in Riverside County are overweight or obese.
     
  • 71.0% of Latino adults in Riverside County are overweight or obese.

 

African American

Latino

Native American/ Alaska Native

Asian

Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander

White

Percentage of Adults Overweight or Obese, Riverside County, 2011-2012

64.8

71.0

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62.0

Definition: For adults, "overweight or obese" includes the respondents who have a Body Mass Index of 25 or greater. BMI is calculated by dividing weight (in kilograms) by height squared (in meters). Dashes indicate that the prevalence estimate was statistically unstable or unavailable.

Source: 
California Health Interview Survey, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
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