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  • Body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater affects 6% of US adults

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    Thursday, July 10, 2014 10:10 am Email this article

    Class III obesity, that is having a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more, affects 6% of US adults according to an analysis of 20 studies from the United States, Sweden, and Australia.

    A BMI Table for adults can be found here.


    Kitahara CM, Flint AJ, Berrington de Gonzalez A, Bernstein L, Brotzman M, MacInnis RJ, Moore SC, Robien K, Rosenberg PS, Singh PN, Weiderpass E, Adami HO, Anton-Culver H, Ballard-Barbash R, Buring JE, Freedman DM, Fraser GE, Beane Freeman LE, Gapstur SM, Gaziano JM, Giles GG, Hakansson N, Hoppin JA, Hu FB, Koenig K, Linet MS, Park Y, Patel AV, Purdue MP, Schairer C, Sesso HD, Visvanathan K, White E, Wolk A, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, and Hartge P. Association between Class III Obesity (BMI of 40-59 kg/m2) and Mortality: A Pooled Analysis of 20 Prospective Studies. PLoS Med, 2014 Jul; 11(7): e1001673.

    The article is posted here and here.

    Author’s Contact Info

    Cari M. Kitahara
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
    National Cancer Institute
    Bethesda, Maryland, US
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