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Prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States, 1999-2004.
TLDR
These estimates suggest that the increases in body weight are continuing in men and in children and adolescents while they may be leveling off in women; among women, no overall increases in the prevalence of obesity were observed. Expand
Prevalence and trends in obesity among US adults, 1999-2008.
TLDR
The increases in the prevalence of obesity previously observed do not appear to be continuing at the same rate over the past 10 years, particularly for women and possibly for men. Expand
Prevalence of childhood and adult obesity in the United States, 2011-2012.
TLDR
Overall, there was no significant change from 2003-2004 through 2011-2012 in high weight for recumbent length among infants and toddlers, obesity in 2- to 19-year-olds, or obesity in adults. Expand
Prevalence of obesity and trends in the distribution of body mass index among US adults, 1999-2010.
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In 2009-2010, the prevalence of obesity was 35.5% among adult men and 35.8% amongadult women, with no significant change compared with 2003-2008, and trends in BMI were similar to obesity trends. Expand
Prevalence of obesity and trends in body mass index among US children and adolescents, 1999-2010.
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The most recent estimates of obesity prevalence in US children and adolescents for 2009-2010 are presented and trend analyses over a 12-year period indicated a significant increase in obesity prevalence between 1999-2000 and 2009- 2010 in males aged 2 through 19 years but not in females. Expand
Prevalence and trends in obesity among US adults, 1999-2000.
TLDR
The increases in the prevalences of obesity and overweight previously observed continued in 1999-2000, and increases occurred for both men and women in all age groups and for non-Hispanic whites, non- Hispanic blacks, and Mexican Americans. Expand
Prevalence of overweight and obesity among US children, adolescents, and adults, 1999-2002.
TLDR
The NHANES results indicate continuing disparities by sex and between racial/ethnic groups in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among adults and overweight among children, using the most recent national data of height and weight measurements. Expand
CDC growth charts: United States.
TLDR
Created with improved data and statistical curve smoothing procedures, the United States growth charts represent an enhanced instrument to evaluate the size and growth of infants and children. Expand
Prevalence of high body mass index in US children and adolescents, 2007-2008.
TLDR
No statistically significant linear trends in high weight for recumbent length or high BMI were found over the time periods 1999-2000, 2001-2002, 2003-2004, 2005-2006, and 2007-2008 among girls and boys except among the very heaviest 6- through 19-year-old boys. Expand
Prevalence of Childhood and Adult Obesity in the United States, 2011–2012
TLDR
Overall, there was no significant change from 2003-2004 through 2011-2012 in high weight for recumbent length among infants and toddlers, obesity in 2- to 19-year-olds, or obesity in adults. Expand
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