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Indiana State Department of Health

Office of Women's Health > Publications > Women Count in Indiana > Women Count Obesity Obesity

Obesity by Race/Ethnicity
Indiana Residents, 1995-1999

Percentage of Obesity by Race

* BMI >=30.0
Source: Indiana Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Percent Obesity Among Adults
Indiana vs. United States, 1991-1999

  INDIANA UNITED STATES
1991 15.3 12.6
1995 20.1 15.8
1998 19.9 18.3
1999 19.9 19.7

Source: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Program, BRFSS