Table 2.

EBW, alcohol consumption, and physical inactivity, NHANES 2015–16 and NHIS 2017

Overweight (BMI 25.0–29.9 kg/m2), ≥20 yrs, NHANESObese (BMI ≥30.0 kg/m2), ≥20 yrs, NHANESAlcohol consumption (heavier)a, ≥18 yrs, NHISNo physical activity, ≥18 yrs, NHIS
Wgt %Wgt %Wgt %Wgt %Wgt %Wgt %Wgt %Wgt %Wgt %Wgt %Wgt %Wgt %
Age category
Educational attainment (≥25 years)
 Some college31.125.827.948.548.748.
 College graduate40.
Health insurance
 Medicare + Medicaid23.2cc56.753.654.8ccc54.559.057.5
Usual source of care
Visited a physician in the past year
 Poor <100% FPL32.528.230.238.547.443.
 Near poor 100%–199% FPL37.423.530.138.544.441.
 Non-poor ≥200% FPL36.027.231.638.938.338.
Immigration status
 Born in the USAb34.926.230.440.
 In USA, fewer than 10 years43.925.934.924.131.828.3ccc40.339.039.7
 In USA, 10+ years41.632.437.030.632.931.
  • NOTE: Estimates are age-adjusted to 2000 standard US population. Estimates for white, black, AI/AN, Asian, and other are among non-Hispanics. Estimate for Asian does not include Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders.

  • Abbreviations: AI/AN, American Indian/Alaska Native; BMI, body mass index; FPL, federal poverty level; HS, high school; wgt, weight.

  • a12+ drinks in lifetime, and (male) >14 drinks per week in past year OR (female) >7 drinks per week in the past year.

  • bIncludes 50 states and the District of Columbia.

  • cEstimate not provided due to instability.

  • Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2015–16. National Health Interview Survey, 2017.