Healthiest Weight Profile

Healthiest Weight Profile, Florida
IndicatorYear(s)Rate TypeState CountState Rate
Socio-Demographic Characteristics
     White12021Percent of Total Population4,314,62719.6
     Black12021Percent of Total Population13,004,77759.1
     Other12021Percent of Total Population4,686,18321.3
     Hispanic12021Percent of Total Population16,956,03777.1
     Non-Hispanic12021Percent of Total Population3,744,73617.0
Population (Aged 0-17 Years)12021Percent of Total Population1,304,8145.9
Population (Aged 18-64 Years) 12021Percent of Total Population5,881,46726.7
Population (Aged 65 Years and Older)12021Percent of Total Population16,124,12073.3
Individuals Below Poverty Level22021 5-yr estPercent2,744,61213.1
Unemployed Civilian Labor Force22021 5-yr estPercent552,1255.3
Population That Speak English Less Than Very Well (Aged 5 Years and Older)22021 5-yr estPercent2,388,64211.8
Spanish-Speakers Among Population That Speak English Less Than Very Well (Aged 5 Years and Older)2021 5-yr estPercent1,860,40077.9
Population Non-Institutionalized Civilians With Health Insurance22021 5-yr estPercent87.4
Adults Who Have a Personal Doctor32021Percent79.3
Weight, Activity, and Eating Habits
Adults Who Have a Healthy Weight32021Percent31.1
Adults Who Are Underweight32021Percent1.8
Adults Who Are Overweight or Obese32021Percent67.0
Adults Who Are Overweight32021Percent37.0
Adults Who Are Obese32021Percent30.0
Adults Who Meet Aerobic Recommendations32017Percent49.5
Students Who Are at a Healthy Weight42020Percent65.3
Students Who Are Underweight42020Percent4.3
Adults Who Meet Muscle Strengthening Recommendations32019Percent38.1
Students Who Are Overweight or Obese42020Percent30.4
Students Who Are Overweight42020Percent16.0
Adults Who Are Sedentary32021Percent26.2
Adults Who Are Inactive or Insufficiently Active32016Percent56.7
Students Who Are Obese42020Percent14.4
Adults Who Consumed Five or More Servings of Fruits or Vegetables per Day32021Percent14.9
Students Who Were Physically Active for at Least 60 Minutes on All Seven of the Past Seven Days42020Percent19.5
Behavioral Health and Body Image
Average Number of Unhealthy Mental Days in the Past 30 Days32019Percent4.4
Adults Whose Poor Physical or Mental Health Kept Them From Doing Usual Activities on 14 or More of the Past 30 Days Among Adults Who Have Had at Least One Day of Poor Mental or Physical Health32021Percent18.4
Maternal Weight and Breastfeeding among Mothers
Births to Mothers Who Were Overweight at Time Pregnancy Occurred52021Percent of Live Births58,3150.0
Births to Mothers Who Were Obese at Time Pregnancy Occurred52021Percent of Live Births59,3870.0
Mothers Who Initiate Breastfeeding52021Percent of Live Births183,5950.0
Births to Mothers Who Were Underweight at Time Pregnancy Occurred52021Percent of Live Births6,5433.0
Built Environment
Population Living Within ½ Mile of a Healthy Food Source72019Percent27.7
Population Living Within ½ Mile of a Fast Food Restaurant72019Percent27.7
Population Living Within ½ Mile of an Off-Street Trail System72019Percent18.2
Workers Who Drove Alone in a Car, Truck or Van to Get to Work22021 5-yr estPercent7,378,61476.1
Workers Who Used a Taxicab, Motorcycle, Bicycle or Other Means to Get to Work22021 5-yr estPercent223,5472.3
Workers Who Walked to Work22021 5-yr estPercent130,0971.3
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Data Note(s) is provided by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Public Health Statistics and Performance Management.

  • Where rates are based on a sample, no number (count) is available.

  • Blanks are shown if there is no count or rate available for the indicator.

  • Data Source(s):

  • 1Florida Legislature's Office of Economic and Demographic Research (EDR)

  • 2U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 5-year estimate

  • 3Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

  • 4Florida Youth Tobacco Survey (FYTS)

  • 5Florida State Office of Vital Statistics

  • 6Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)

  • 7Florida Environmental Public Health Tracking