Body mass index, overweight or obese, self-reported, adult, by age group and sex (Percent)

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Body mass index, overweight or obese, self-reported, adult, by age group and sex
(Percent)
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  percent
Total, 18 years and over 51.1 51.6 52.3 52.1 52.5
Males 58.6 59.2 60.9 60.1 59.9
Females 43.5 43.9 43.7 44.2 45.0
18 to 19 years 25.6 25.4 23.2 23.1 25.8
Males 32.3 30.0 28.0 27.3 28.9
Females 17.6 20.0 18.4 19.0 22.6
20 to 34 years 40.3 39.3 40.6 40.3 41.1
Males 47.9 46.8 48.3 47.3 48.9
Females 32.0 31.1 32.1 32.5 32.7
35 to 44 years 51.8 52.8 52.7 54.3 52.8
Males 62.3 63.6 64.3 64.1 63.1
Females 40.9 41.4 40.3 44.4 41.8
45 to 64 years 58.1 59.0 60.8 59.6 59.9
Males 65.8 67.2 70.3 69.0 68.1
Females 50.4 50.8 51.1 50.0 51.7
65 years and over 56.7 57.8 56.7 56.9 57.5
Males 61.7 62.5 62.6 63.0 61.6
Females 52.7 53.9 51.8 51.9 54.2

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