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

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

  • 70.3% of Latino adults in Sacramento County are overweight or obese, nearly 3 out of 4 and greater than the rate for White adults (61.9%).
     
  • 48.0% of Asian adults in Sacramento County are overweight or obese.

 

African American

Latino

Native American/ Alaska Native

Asian

Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander

White

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

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70.3

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48.0

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61.9

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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