Obesity in the United States has been increasingly cited as a major health issue
in recent ... considered to be overweight or obese. During the early 21st century,
America often contained the highes...
For adults, overweight and obesity ranges are measured by using weight and
height to compute the person's BMI. The BMI is used because, for most people, ...
Sep 21, 2015 ... More than one-third (34.9% or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are obese. ... in 2008
U.S. dollars; the medical costs for people who are obese were ... [Read CDC
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) data brief[PDF-1.07MB].
SEATTLE—The highest proportion of overweight and obese people – 13% of the
... the percentage of people worldwide who are either overweight or obese has ...
May 28, 2014 ... The survey of 188 countries shows that nearly 30 percent of the global population
, or 2.1 billion people, are either overweight or obese. Not a ...
More than a third of adults (34.9 percent) were obese as of 2011 to 2012. More
than two-thirds of adults were overweight or obese (68.6 percent). Approximately
Jun 22, 2015 ... In all, nearly 35 percent of Americans are overweight, meaning that they ...
However, people in that range die younger than people in the 26 ...
More than a third of adults (34.9 percent) were obese as of 2011 to 2012.<sup>1</sup> More
than two-thirds of adults were overweight or obese (68.6 percent).<sup>2</sup>; Nearly 40 ...
Jun 10, 2014 ... In the new poll, only about 36 percent of those surveyed described themselves as
overweight. Among those people, 18 percent said they were ...
In 2014, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. ... live
in countries where overweight and obesity kills more people than underweight.