Percent of Adults Reporting Being Overweight

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas235%
Ashley541.1%
Baxter439.1%
Benton438.1%
Boone438.2%
Bradley439.1%
Calhoun541.8%
Carroll438.8%
Chicot543.2%
Clark336.5%
Clay233.7%
Cleburne547.8%
Cleveland549.2%
Columbia440.1%
Conway132.3%
Craighead234.6%
Crawford233.1%
Crittenden233.8%
Cross336.6%
Dallas542.5%
Desha129.3%
Drew441%
Faulkner336.6%
Franklin131.2%
Fulton542.9%
Garland132.6%
Grant437.7%
Greene234.3%
Hempstead335.7%
Hot Spring335.6%
Howard335.5%
Independence545.3%
Izard438.2%
Jackson541.6%
Jefferson235.2%
Johnson128.9%
Lafayette132.2%
Lawrence439.9%
Lee336.5%
Lincoln541.8%
Little River542.8%
Logan129%
Lonoke234.3%
Madison336.7%
Marion440.5%
Miller129.7%
Mississippi131.9%
Monroe132.6%
Montgomery129.3%
Nevada438%
Newton233%
Ouachita439%
Perry233.4%
Phillips130.5%
Pike335.4%
Poinsett234.8%
Polk235.2%
Pope126.2%
Prairie336.6%
Pulaski234.1%
Randolph439.1%
Saline234.8%
Scott234.6%
Searcy132.5%
Sebastian232.9%
Sevier549.2%
Sharp543.1%
St. Francis335.6%
Stone441%
Union337%
Van Buren336.4%
Washington336.3%
White545.1%
Woodruff440.8%
Yell127.4%

Description

Percent of Arkansas Adults (Age 18+) Reporting Being Overweight (BMI >=25.0 - 30.0)

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Percent of Adults Reporting Being Overweight 2015. Retrieved Jul 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