Percent of Adults Reporting being Overweight or Obese

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas471.2%
Ashley471.9%
Baxter266.3%
Benton162.4%
Boone159.7%
Bradley472.4%
Calhoun575.2%
Carroll161.4%
Chicot266.4%
Clark369.2%
Clay266.2%
Cleburne575%
Cleveland577.4%
Columbia575.5%
Conway262.5%
Craighead367.8%
Crawford264%
Crittenden473.8%
Cross581%
Dallas575.2%
Desha160.7%
Drew367.6%
Faulkner369.8%
Franklin263%
Fulton369.3%
Garland264.8%
Grant471.8%
Greene266.9%
Hempstead263.7%
Hot Spring469.9%
Howard578.1%
Independence574.5%
Izard368.3%
Jackson575.5%
Jefferson368.9%
Johnson160.2%
Lafayette161.6%
Lawrence470.3%
Lee470.9%
Lincoln369.8%
Little River265.7%
Logan153.1%
Lonoke369.3%
Madison265.5%
Marion162.2%
Miller154%
Mississippi367.4%
Monroe473.6%
Montgomery264.2%
Nevada470.7%
Newton158.1%
Ouachita472.6%
Perry367.7%
Phillips265.9%
Pike266.9%
Poinsett471.6%
Polk582.3%
Pope152.9%
Prairie575.9%
Pulaski368.8%
Randolph471.7%
Saline369.6%
Scott161.1%
Searcy156.8%
Sebastian157.3%
Sevier586.6%
Sharp472.9%
St. Francis578.6%
Stone367.9%
Union473.5%
Van Buren262.9%
Washington264.2%
White576.7%
Woodruff581.2%
Yell155%

Description

Percent 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).Percent of Adults Reporting being Overweight or 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