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Overweight* Among Adults Aged 18 and Older, by Race/Ethnicity** and Sex, 2005-2008

Overweight* Among Adults Aged 18 and Older, Among Adults Aged 18 and Older, by Race/Ethnicity** and Sex, 2005-2008
Race/Ethnicity Percent of Adults
Female Male

*Defined as having a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 25.0 or more.

**The sample of Asian/Pacific islanders, American Indian/Alaska Natives, persons of multiple races, and persons of other races was too small to produce.

Source II.2: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Total 62.1 71.4
Non-Hispanic White 59.9 72.4
Non-Hispanic Black 76.3 69.2
Mexican American 72.3 75.3
Othe Hispanic 68.6 74.7

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