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Indiana State Department of Health

Office of Women's Health > Publications > Women Count in Indiana > Women Count Overweight Adults Overweight Adults

By Gender
Indiana (2000) vs. United States (1999)

AGE
GROUP
NORMAL OVER-
WEIGHT
OBESE UNK/REF TOTAL WEIGHTED
N
N % N % N % N % N %
MALE
18-24 63 52.5 39 34.9 14 12.6     116 100.0 304,720
25-34 79 33.1 106 44.9 52 21.9     237 100.0 397,734
35-44 85 30.0 137 46.8 60 22.6 2 0.6 284 100.0 442,795
45-54 55 24.7 109 46.7 60 26.9 3 1.7 227 100.0 394,736
55-64 41 24.6 82 50.7 38 24.7     161 100.0 282,982
65-74 39 31.5 57 44.4 26 24.1     122 100.0 197,817
75+ 22 40.0 25 40.0 11 20.0     58 100.0 91,492
UNK/REF * * * * * * * * 4 100.0 5,373
FEMALE
18-24 85 67.3 19 16.1 15 12.1 6 4.5 125 100.0 291,859
25-34 187 59.2 74 22.2 53 15.0 13 3.5 327 100.0 388,457
35-44 69 46.3 100 28.6 74 20.1 19 5.1 362 100.0 462,525
45-54 116 41.8 80 27.0 73 24.4 18 6.8 287 100.0 393,652
55-64 74 33.8 72 33.1 54 27.4 9 5.6 209 100.0 293,940
65-74 77 37.0 61 27.4 65 31.9 7 3.7 210 100.0 263,219
75+ 77 43.7 67 41.6 23 11.8 6 2.9 173 100.0 196,395
UNK/REF * * * * * * * * 21 100.0 24,302
TOTAL 1,179 40.4 1,030 35.5 620 21.2 94 2.9 2,923 100.0 4,431,899

Normal is BMI<25.0
Overweight is BMI=25.0 < 30.0
Obese is BMI³30.0
Note: Asterisks indicate too few cases to calculate a reliable percent

Sources:
State Data: 2000 BRFSS
U.S. Data: Centers for Disease Control, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity

United States

MALE AND FEMALE
  AGE GROUP  

PERCENTAGE

  18-29   12.1
  30-39   18.6
  40-49   22.4
  50-59   24.2
  60-69   22.3
  70   16.1

Indiana Residents, 1995-1999

Percentage of Overweight Adults

Source: Indiana Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System