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Obesity increased slightly in Germany from 18% to 20% in men, 21% to 22% in women
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From 1990 to 1998, the prevalence of obesity in German increased from 18.1 percent in men to 19.9 percent, and in women, from 20.9 percent to 21.6 percent according to a study from Heinrich Heine University in Dusseldorf, Germany. Those older and with less education
More obesity among those older and with less education
The prevalence of obesity was highest among older people, those 61-69 years-old, and those with less education.
The study analyzed data from the German national health surveys from 1990-1992 and 1998 to estimate obesity among those who were 25-39 years-old, 40-60 years-old and 61-69 years-old.
Icks A, Moebus S, Feuersenger A, Haastert B, Jockel KH, Mielck A, Giani G. Widening of a social gradient in obesity risk? German national health surveys 1990 and 1998. Eur J Epidemiol. 2007 Aug 3.
Institute of Biometrics and Epidemiology
German Diabetes Center
Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf
Auf’m Hennekamp 65, 40225, Dusseldorf
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