Number of Adults Reporting being Overweight or Obese

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas310,225
Ashley311,864
Baxter422,812
Benton5102,335
Boone416,873
Bradley26,531
Calhoun13,059
Carroll413,309
Chicot25,940
Clark413,113
Clay28,087
Cleburne415,334
Cleveland14,962
Columbia413,837
Conway39,823
Craighead548,851
Crawford528,292
Crittenden527,689
Cross311,209
Dallas14,530
Desha25,999
Drew39,576
Faulkner557,902
Franklin28,598
Fulton26,388
Garland550,372
Grant39,749
Greene420,606
Hempstead310,900
Hot Spring417,145
Howard28,257
Independence419,596
Izard27,128
Jackson39,846
Jefferson541,013
Johnson311,201
Lafayette13,647
Lawrence39,166
Lee15,779
Lincoln27,654
Little River26,608
Logan28,998
Lonoke533,651
Madison27,950
Marion28,455
Miller417,903
Mississippi422,502
Monroe14,623
Montgomery14,556
Nevada14,951
Newton13,795
Ouachita414,134
Perry15,349
Phillips39,692
Pike15,512
Poinsett413,165
Polk412,707
Pope524,345
Prairie15,185
Pulaski5197,459
Randolph39,882
Saline552,501
Scott15,106
Searcy13,601
Sebastian552,231
Sevier310,199
Sharp310,154
St. Francis415,308
Stone26,550
Union523,764
Van Buren28,179
Washington595,287
White544,374
Woodruff14,606
Yell39,050

Description

Number of Adults (18 and Older) Overweight or Obese. Reported having a BMI (Body Mass Index) >= 25.0

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Number of Adults Reporting being Overweight or Obese 2015. Retrieved Oct 22, 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 5 - Highest, represents highest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 4 - 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 2- Lower, represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 1 - 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