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The body mass index (BMI) or Quetelet index is a value derived from the mass ( weight) and ... The interest in an index that measures body fat came with increasing obesity in prosperous Western societies. BMI was explicitly .... Also, the growth of a child is documented against a BMI-measured growth chart. Obesity trends ...


Obesity in the United States has been increasingly cited as a major health issue in recent ..... The data collected disagreed with the data in the CDC's phone survey used to create the following chart. REGARDS found that the West North Central ...


Jun 16, 2016 ... ... or determine BMI by finding your height and weight in this BMI Index Chart. ... If your BMI is 30.0 or higher, it falls within the obese range.


May 15, 2015 ... Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.


BMI Categories: Underweight = <18.5. Normal weight = 18.5–24.9. Overweight = 25–29.9. Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater. The BMI Tables · Aim for a Healthy ...


Aug 5, 2011 ... US and global obesity levels reported in chart and graph form. ... Top 10 Most Obese Countries (Year of most recent statistics noted in ...


Rush offers a healthy weight chart and explains what an ideal weight should be. ... 35 plus an obesity-related disease such as diabetes or high blood pressure).


Body mass index value classifies obesity patients as obese, severely obese, morbidly obese and super obese. Obesity treatment is provided based on level of  ...


Updated September 1, 2016: According to the most recent data, adult obesity rates now exceed 35 percent in four states, 30 percent in 25 states and are above  ...