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Weight Classification by Body Mass Index (BMI) by Race/Ethnicity in Oklahoma

2013 Normal BMI Overweight Obese
Caucasian 31.1% 35.1% 31.6%
African American 27.3% 36.2% 35.8%
Hispanic 23.8% 40.3% 34.4%
Multi Racial 36.5% 32.5% 29.9%
2014 Normal BMI Overweight Obese
Caucasian 30.4% 35.1% 32.9%
African American 27.6% 37.6% 33.4%
Hispanic 26.5% 36.4% 35.5%
Multi Racial 30.6% 26.6% 37.3%
2015 Normal BMI Overweight Obese
Caucasian 29.8% 35.8% 32.9%
African American 30.0% 32.4% 36.9%
American Indian 22.0% 29.7% 47.3%
Hispanic 30.3% 36.1% 32.0%
Multi Racial 28.0% 37.3% 33.0%
2016 Normal BMI Overweight Obese
Caucasian 30.3% 37.4% 30.9%
African American 20.9% 36.4% 39.5%
American Indian 28.0% 30.1% 40.6%
Asian 70.5% 24.4% -
Multi Racial 30.1% 32.4% 34.6%
Hispanic 23.1% 34.1% 42.6%
2017 Normal BMI Overweight Obese
Caucasian 29.0% 33.4% 36.2%
African American 25.2% 38.2% 36.5%
American Indian 21.4% 32.0% 45.6%
Asian 47.0% 37.1% *
Multi Racial 27.7% 35.5% 34.6%
Hispanic 24.0% 37.7% 36.0%

"*" = Prevalence estimates not available

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Prevalence & Trends Data.