Within the Hispanic or Latino category, obesity statistics for Mexican or Mexican
Americans were provided, with no breakdown by sex. The obesity rate for ...
Describes the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States by
Sep 21, 2015 ... [Read CDC National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) data ... (BRFSS) shows
that obesity prevalence remains high in the United States.
Nearly one-third (about 31%) of American adults are so overweight that they are considered obese
, meaning they have a BMI greater than 30; that breaks down to about 33% of women and 30% of men.
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In general, rates of overweight and obesity are higher for African-American and ...
In addition, over half of Black women are obese (versus 37.1 percent of Black ...
Adult Obesity in the United States. According to the most ... More than two-thirds
of adults were overweight or obese (68.6 percent). Approximately 17 percent of ...
More than a third of adults (34.9 percent) were obese as of 2011 to 2012.<sup>1</sup> ... to
14.1 percent of non-Latino White and 6.8 percent of Asian-American children.
Percent of Obese (BMI > 30) in U.S. Adults. Obesity in US Adults: 2012. No State
Meets Healthy People 2010 Goals. According to data from the Behavioral Risk ...
An estimated 160 million Americans are either obese or overweight. ... while the
percentage of people worldwide who are either overweight or obese has risen ...