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Saturday, March 24, 2018

OBESITY PREVELANCE

Obesity prevalence among children increased from 10.1% in 2007-2008 to 13.9% in 2015-2016

Obesity prevalence among children aged 2 to 5 years increased from 10.1% in 2007-2008 to 13.9% in 2015-2016 according to a study from researchers at the National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Mar 24, 2018 9:55 am | [0] comments

OBESITY PREVELANCE

Obesity prevalence among youth increased from 16.8% in 2007-2008 to 18.5% in 2015-2016

Obesity prevalence among youth aged 7 to 17 years increased from 16.8% in 2007-2008 to 18.5% in 2015-2016 according to a study from researchers at the National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Mar 24, 2018 9:50 am | [0] comments

OBESITY PREVELANCE

Obesity prevalence among adults increased from 33.7% in 2007-2008 to 39.6% in 2015-2016

Obesity prevalence among adults 20 years and older increased from 33.7% in 2007-2008 to 39.6% in 2015-2016 according to a study from researchers at the National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Mar 24, 2018 9:48 am | [0] comments

Sunday, September 02, 2012

OBESITY IN THE U.S.

46% of men are obese when defined as having more than 25% body fat

Forty-six percent (46%) of U.S. men are obese when defined as having more than 25% body fat or more according to a study by Eric Braverman, MD and Nirav R. Shah, MD.

Using a BMI cutoff of 30, only 26% of these men were classified as obese.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Sep 02, 2012 2:54 pm | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE U.S.

74% of women are obese when defined as having more than 30% body fat

Seventy-four percent (74%) of U.S. women are obese when defined as having more than 30% body fat or more according to a study by Eric Braverman, MD and Nirav R. Shah, MD.

Using a BMI cutoff of 30, only 26% of these women were classified as obese.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Sep 02, 2012 2:30 pm | [0] comments

Monday, January 23, 2012

OBESITY IN THE US

In 1999-2000, 14% of US boys, 2-19 years old, were obese, by 2009-2010, 18.6% were obese

In 1999-2000, 14% of US boys, 2-19 years old, were obese, by 2009-2010, 18.6% were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009–2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:48 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 1999-2000, 13.8% of US girls, 2-19 years old, were obese, by 2009-2010, 15% were obese

In 1999-2000, 13.8% of US girls, 2-19 years old, were obese, by 2009-2010, 15% were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009–2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:46 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 1999-2000, 27.5% of US men were obese, by 2009-2010, 35.5% were obese

In 1999-2000, 27.5% of US men were obese, and by 2009-2010 the prevalence had increased to 35.5% according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009–2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:43 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 1999-2000, 33.4% of US women were obese, by 2009-2010, 35.8% were obese

In 1999-2000, 33.4% of US women were obese, and by 2009-2010 the prevalence had increased to 35.8% according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009–2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:42 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 2009-2010, 37 million US men and 41 million US women over the age of 20 were obese

In 2009–2010, 37 million US men and 41 million US women over the age of 20 were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009–2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:40 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 2009-2010, 7 million US boys and 5.5 million US girls aged 2-19 were obese

In 2009-2010, 7 million US boys and 5.5 million US girls aged 2-19 were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009–2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:38 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 2009-2010, 18.6% of US boys were obese

In 2009-2010, 18.6% of US boys, 2-19 years old, were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009–2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:31 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 2009-2010, 15% of US girls were obese

In 2009-2010, 15% of US girls, 2-19 years old, were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009-2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:30 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 2009-2010, 14.4% of US boys, 2- to 5-years-old, were obese

In 2009-2010, 14.4% of US boys, 2- to 5-years-old, were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009-2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:28 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 2009-2010, 9.6% of US girls, 2- to 5-years-old, were obese

In 2009-2010, 9.6% of US girls, 2- to 5-years-old, were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009-2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:28 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 2009-2010, 20.1% of US boys, 6- to 11-years-old, were obese

In 2009-2010, 20.1% of US boys, 6- to 11-years-old, were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009-2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:27 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 2009–2010, 15.7% of US girls, 6- to 11-years-old, were obese

In 2009–2010, 15.7% of US girls, 6- to 11-years-old, were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009–2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:26 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 2009-2010, 19.6% of US boys, 12-19 years old, were obese

In 2009-2010, 19.6% of US boys, 12-19 years old, were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009-2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:25 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 2009-2010, 17.1% of US girls, 12-19 years old, were obese

In 2009-2010, 17.1% of US girls, 12-19 years old, were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009-2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:24 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

Between 1999-2000 and 2009-2010, the prevalence of obesity increased among boys, but not among girls

Between 1999-2000 and 2009-2010, there was an increase in the prevalence of obesity among boys, but not among girls according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009–2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:23 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

Between 1999-2000 and 2009-2010, the prevalence of obesity increased among men, but not among women

Between 1999-2000 and 2009-2010, the prevalence of obesity increased among men, but not among women according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009–2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:22 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 2009-2010, over 78 million US adults and 12.5 million US children and adolescents were obese

In 2009-2010, over 78 million US adults and about 12.5 million US children and adolescents were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009-2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:18 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 2009-2010, 35.7% of U.S. adults were obese according to US Centers for Disease Control

In 2009-2010, 35.7% of U.S. adults were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009-2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:10 am | [0] comments

OBESITY IN THE US

In 2009-2010, 16.9% of U.S. children were obese according to US Centers for Disease Control

In 2009-2010, 16.9% of U.S. children were obese according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009-2010, as reported by researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jan 23, 2012 11:02 am | [0] comments

Friday, January 04, 2008

OBESITY PREVALENCE

Global Prevalence of Obesity in Men

Here is a chart from January 2007 from the International Obesity TaskForce showing the prevalence of obesity in various countries around the world for adult men. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Jan 04, 2008 9:04 am | [0] comments

OBESITY PREVALENCE

Global Prevalence of Obesity in Women

Here is a chart from January 2007 from the International Obesity TaskForce showing the prevalence of obesity in various countries around the world for adult women. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Jan 04, 2008 8:51 am | [0] comments

OBESITY PREVALENCE

Global Prevalence of Obesity in Boys

Here is a chart from January 2007 from the International Obesity TaskForce showing the prevalence of obesity in various countries around the world for boys. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Jan 04, 2008 8:39 am | [0] comments

OBESITY PREVALENCE

Global Prevalence of Obesity in Girls

Here is a chart from January 2007 from the International Obesity TaskForce showing the prevalence of obesity in various countries around the world for girls. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Jan 04, 2008 8:29 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, July 12, 2005

EMPLOYMENT

Heavier people more likely to unemployed

The heavier a person is, the more time the spend unemployed and the longer it takes them to get another job according to a study from France. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jul 12, 2005 2:56 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, September 07, 2004

Overweight and obesity have increased nearly 6-fold in Filipino women

Nearly 6 times as many Filipino women are overweight and obese today as they were twenty years ago. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 07, 2004 7:27 am | [0] comments

Thursday, August 19, 2004

Obesity in Southern France: 11% in men, 8% in women

In Southern France, the prevalence of obesity is 11.1 percent in men and 8.3 pecent in women. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Aug 19, 2004 9:14 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, August 18, 2004

Obesity in Germany had increased from 16% to 23% since 1985

From 1985 to 2002, the prevalence of obesity among Germany adults increased from 16.2 percent to 22.5 percent in females, and 16.2 percent to 23.5 percent in males. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Aug 18, 2004 8:17 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Obesity Trends 1960-2000

A new paper from the American Cancer Society contains a nice graph of the obesity trend in men and women in the U.S. from 1960 to 2000. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Aug 03, 2004 11:08 am | [0] comments

Thursday, July 29, 2004

Obesity affects 7% of adults in Thailand

Obesity affects 6.8 percent of adults in Thailand. Overweight affects 28.3 percent. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Jul 29, 2004 2:27 pm | [0] comments

Wednesday, July 14, 2004

How many U.S. adults are obese?

Nearly one-third of U.S. adults are obese, that is they have a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jul 14, 2004 3:29 am | [0] comments

What is the prevalence of overweight and obesity in minorities?

Among U.S. adults, 20 years or older, overweight affects 58 percent of White women, 72 percent of Mexican American women, and 77 percent of Black women. Overweight affects 67 percent of White men, 75 percent of Mexican American men, and 61 percent of Black men. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jul 14, 2004 2:45 am | [0] comments

How many U.S. adults are at a healthy weight?

Less than half of U.S. adults, 20- to 74-years-old, have a healthy weight, defined as having a body mass index (BMI) between 18.5 and 25. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jul 14, 2004 2:40 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, July 13, 2004

How many U.S. adults are overweight?

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese, that is they have a body mass index (BMI) greater than 25. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jul 13, 2004 2:56 pm | [0] comments

Wednesday, May 19, 2004

Obesity among people 60 and older higher among White men and Black men or Mexican-American men

Obesity among people 60-years-old and older affects 34 percent of White men, compared to 26 percent of Black men, and 30 percent of Mexican-American men. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, May 19, 2004 4:20 am | [0] comments

Obesity among people 40 to 59 highest among Black and Mexican-American women

Obesity among people 40- to 59-years-old affects one-third of White women, and roughly one-half of Black and Mexican-American women. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, May 19, 2004 4:10 am | [0] comments

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