Number of Adults Reporting Being Obese

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas35,196
Ashley35,078
Baxter49,367
Benton539,874
Boone46,073
Bradley23,004
Calhoun11,357
Carroll34,897
Chicot12,075
Clark46,193
Clay23,970
Cleburne35,562
Cleveland11,806
Columbia46,496
Conway34,749
Craighead523,926
Crawford513,638
Crittenden514,997
Cross46,147
Dallas11,967
Desha23,106
Drew23,764
Faulkner527,565
Franklin34,335
Fulton12,429
Garland525,044
Grant34,628
Greene410,054
Hempstead34,784
Hot Spring48,402
Howard34,499
Independence47,677
Izard23,139
Jackson34,421
Jefferson520,052
Johnson45,830
Lafayette11,741
Lawrence23,964
Lee22,801
Lincoln23,066
Little River12,305
Logan24,083
Lonoke516,982
Madison23,490
Marion22,956
Miller48,052
Mississippi511,848
Monroe12,578
Montgomery12,473
Nevada12,288
Newton11,642
Ouachita46,540
Perry22,708
Phillips35,210
Pike22,594
Poinsett46,766
Polk47,262
Pope512,272
Prairie22,683
Pulaski599,731
Randolph34,501
Saline526,280
Scott12,212
Searcy11,539
Sebastian522,263
Sevier34,401
Sharp34,151
St. Francis48,365
Stone12,593
Union411,814
Van Buren23,454
Washington541,338
White518,260
Woodruff12,291
Yell34,540

Description

Number of Arkansas Adults (Age 18+) Reporting Being Obese (BMI >= 30.0)

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Number of Adults Reporting Being Obese 2015. Retrieved Aug 24, 2017 from PHACS database. Available from Arkansas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey database.


Ranking Information

* Health Ranking compared to other counties. This is a result of quintile ranking for all 75 counties in Arkansas. The rankings are assigned by placing the counties into five equal groups by the occurrence of the health indicator.

Category 1 - Highest, represents highest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 2 - Higher, represents counties between the highest and mid-range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 3 - Middle, represents counties within the middle range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 4 - Lower, represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 5 - Lowest, represents counties with the lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

2017 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
Public Health in Arkansas' Communities Search