Share of obesity among black people in the U.S. by state 2018

This statistic depicts the obesity rate among African Americans in the United States in 2018, sorted by state. In that year, the obesity rate among black people in Alabama amounted to 44 percent. Thus, Alabama had one of the highest rates of obesity among its African-American population.

Share of obesity among African Americans in the United States in 2018, by state

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Sources

Release date

October 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Number of respondents

base: 400,000

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Data for South Dakota and Idaho, was not reported for this year.

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