fatnews.com

SEARCH

Thursday, April 05, 2007

EDUCATION LEVEL

Obesity rates in the U.S. lower among those with more than high school education

The prevelance of obesity in U.S. adults is lower among those with more than a high school education compared to those with a high school education or less: 29 percent versus 34 percent. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Apr 05, 2007 1:05 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

PREVELANCE OF MORBID OBESITY

BMI of 40 or more increased by 50% in the past 5 years; BMI of 50 or more increased by 75%

The prevelance of severe obesity, that is having a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more which is roughly being 100 pounds overweight, and that of morbid obesity, that is having a BMI of 50 or more which is roughly being 175 pounds or more overweight, has increased faster than that of any other weight group according to a new study from the RAND corporation. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Apr 03, 2007 3:48 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

INCREASE IN OBESITY

Overweight in U.S. men and women has roughly doubled in the last 50 years

The incidence of overweight among U.S. men and women has roughly doubled in the last 50 years according to a study of 6798 people from the Framingham study. The incidence of overweight among men in this group increased from 21.8 percent in the 1950’s to 35.2 percent in the 1990’s. Among women in this group, the incidence of overweight increased from 15 percent in the 1950’s to 33.1 percent in the 1990’s. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Mar 20, 2007 5:25 am | [0] comments

INCREASE IN OBESITY

Obesity in U.S. men and women has roughly tripled in the last 50 years

The incidence of obesity among U.S. men and women has roughly tripled in the last 50 years according to a study of 6798 people from the famous Framingham study. The incidence of obesity among men in this group increased from 5.8 percent in the 1950's to 14.8 percent in the 1990's. Among women in this group, the incidence of obesity increased from 3.9 percent in the 1950's to 14 percent in the 1990's. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Mar 20, 2007 5:15 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

U.S. OBESITY

66.3% of U.S. adults overweight, 32.2% obese, up from 64.5% and 30.5% in 1999-2000

The prevelance of overweight in U.S. adults 20-years-old and older increased from 64.5 percent in 1999-2000 to 66.3 percent in 2003-2004. Obesity among U.S. adults increased from 30.5 percent to 32.2 percent for the same time periods. Extreme obesity increased in women from 6.3 percent to 6.9 percent, but decreased in men from 3.1 percent to 2.8 percent. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Nov 15, 2006 4:05 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

OBESITY STATISTICS

Two-thirds of US adults overweight, one-third obese

Sixty-four percent (64%) of the U.S. adult population 20- to 74-years-old is overweight, that is has a body mass index (BMI) of 25 or more, which is an estimated 130 million, while thirty percent (30%) are obese as was pointed out in a new paper on sugar intake and weight gain. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Aug 08, 2006 2:25 am | [0] comments

Monday, April 10, 2006

OBESITY STATISTICS

Obesity among US adults: 30% of whites, 45% of blacks, 37% of hispanics

The prevelance of obesity among U.S. adults is roughly 30 percent among white adults, 45 percent among black adults and 36.8 percent among Hispanic adults according to a paper from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 10, 2006 3:22 am | [0] comments

OBESITY STATISTICS

U.S. adult obesity increased from 27.5% in 2000 to 31.1% in 2004 for men, no change for women

The prevelance of obesity among U.S. adults increased for men from roughly 27.5 percent in 1999-2000 to 31.1 percent in 2003-2004, but did not change for women according to a paper from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 10, 2006 3:10 am | [0] comments

OBESITY STATISTICS

Extreme obesity among US adults: 30% of whites, 45% of blacks, 37% of hispanics

The prevelance of extreme obesity among U.S. adults, that is having a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more, from 2000 to 2004 stayed roughly the same 4.8 percent, however, there was an increase among black men and hispanic women according to a paper from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 10, 2006 3:05 am | [0] comments

Thursday, August 25, 2005

COLORADO STATE OBESITY

Colorado, U.S.: 53% overweight or obese

Here are some obesity statistics for Colorado state in the U.S. according to the Centers for Disease Control. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Aug 25, 2005 1:54 am | [0] comments

NORTH CAROLINA STATE OBESITY

North Carolina, U.S.: 61% overweight or obese

Here are some obesity statistics for North Carolina state in the U.S. according to the Centers for Disease Control. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Aug 25, 2005 1:27 am | [0] comments

PENNSYLVANIA STATE OBESITY

Pennsylvania, U.S.: 61% overweight or obese

Here are some obesity statistics for Pennsylvania state in the U.S. according to the Centers for Disease Control. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Aug 25, 2005 1:22 am | [0] comments

WASHINGTON STATE OBESITY

Washington, U.S.: 58% overweight or obese

Here are some obesity statistics for Washington state in the U.S. according to the Centers for Disease Control. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Aug 25, 2005 1:13 am | [0] comments

Page 5 of 5. Go to page ‹ First  < 3 4 5 Follow @fatnews

QUICKLINKS AND VIEW OPITONS

  • Categories of Articles
  • Summary View
  • Headline View
  • Archive of Quotes
  • Contact Us
  • QUOTE OF THE DAY

    Books by Larry Hobbs available on Amazon

    Book cover for The Case Against Statins

    © Copyright 2003-2021 - Larry Hobbs - All Rights Reserved.