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


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    Thursday, April 05, 2007 1:05 am Email this article
    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. Obestiy Rates by Education Level

    Obesity rates among U.S. men over time

    The prevelance of obesity by education level according to the latest survey taken in 1999-2002 are as follows:

    REFERENCE

    Sun S, Empie M. Lack of findings for the association between obesity risk and usual sugar-sweetened beverage consumption in adults - a primary analysis of databases of csfii-1989-1991, csfii-1994-1998, NHANES iii, and combined NHANES 1999-2002. Food Chem Toxicol. 2007 Feb 17.

    AUTHOR’S CORRESPONDENCE

    Sam Z. Sun
    Regulatory, Nutritional and Scientific Affairs Group
    James R. Randall Research Center
    Archer Daniels Midland Company
    1001 Brush College Road
    Decatur, IL 62521, USA
    (217) 451-4380 phone
    (217) 451-7098 fax

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