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    Obesity Prevalence in US by State from 2014


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    Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:59 am Email this article

    Here is a summary and map of obesity prevalence in the US by state as of 2014 from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

    They found that:

    Source of the Data

    The data were collected through the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), an ongoing, state-based, telephone interview survey conducted by state health departments with assistance from CDC.

    Height and weight data used in the BMI calculations were self-reported.

    Reference

    Available at:
    http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/prevalence-maps.html

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