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Data List for Overweight or Obese by Ethnicity, Utah, 2013

Hispanic EthnicityAge-adjusted Percentage of AdultsLower LimitUpper Limit
Record Count: 3
Hispanic69.5%65.1%73.5%
Non-Hispanic59.2%58.1%60.3%
All Utahns60.6%59.5%61.7%

Data Notes

Overweight or obese is defined as a BMI of 25 or more. BMI is calculated by dividing weight in kilograms by the square of height in meters.   [[br]] [[br]] Age-adjusted to U.S. 2000 standard population.

Data Source

Utah Data: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Office of Public Health Assessment, Utah Department of Health

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Definition

The proportion of persons age 18 years and older who have a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 25.0 kg/m2 calculated from self-reported weight and height.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator:The number of respondents age 18 years and older who have a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 25.0 kg/m2 calculated from self-reported weight and height.
Denominator:The number of respondents age 18 years and older for whom BMI can be calculated from their self-reported weight and height (excludes unknowns or refusals for weight and height).

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 10/31/2014


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Content updated: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:46:18 MDT