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


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    Wednesday, May 19, 2004 4:10 am Email this article
    Obesity among people 40- to 59-years-old affects one-third of White women, and roughly one-half of Black and Mexican-American women.                                                              

    The Prevalence of Obesity in the U.S. by Race among Men and Women 40- to 59-years-old (1999-2000)

    (BMI greater than or equal to 30)
    RACE
    MEN
    WOMEN
    Whites
    28.5%
    34.2%
    Blacks
    29.9%

    53.2%

     
    Mexican-Americans
    27.0%
    48.5%
    Average of All Races
    28.8%
    37.8%

    REFERENCE

    Ogden C, Carroll M, Flegal K. Epidemiologic trends in overweight and obesity. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2003 Dec, 32(4):741-60, vii.

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