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Prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States, 1999-2004.
CONTEXT The prevalence of overweight in children and adolescents and obesity in adults in the United States has increased over several decades. OBJECTIVE To provide current estimates of theExpand
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Prevalence and trends in obesity among US adults, 1999-2008.
CONTEXT The prevalence of obesity increased in the United States between 1976-1980 and 1988-1994 and again between 1988-1994 and 1999-2000. OBJECTIVE To examine trends in obesity from 1999 throughExpand
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Prevalence of childhood and adult obesity in the United States, 2011-2012.
IMPORTANCE More than one-third of adults and 17% of youth in the United States are obese, although the prevalence remained stable between 2003-2004 and 2009-2010. OBJECTIVE To provide the mostExpand
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Prevalence of obesity and trends in the distribution of body mass index among US adults, 1999-2010.
CONTEXT Between 1980 and 1999, the prevalence of adult obesity (body mass index [BMI] ≥30) increased in the United States and the distribution of BMI changed. More recent data suggested a slowing orExpand
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Prevalence of obesity and trends in body mass index among US children and adolescents, 1999-2010.
CONTEXT The prevalence of childhood obesity increased in the 1980s and 1990s but there were no significant changes in prevalence between 1999-2000 and 2007-2008 in the United States. OBJECTIVES ToExpand
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Prevalence and trends in obesity among US adults, 1999-2000.
CONTEXT The prevalence of obesity and overweight increased in the United States between 1978 and 1991. More recent reports have suggested continued increases but are based on self-reported data. Expand
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CDC growth charts: United States.
OBJECTIVES This report presents the revised growth charts for the United States. It summarizes the history of the 1977 National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) growth charts, reasons for theExpand
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Prevalence of overweight and obesity among US children, adolescents, and adults, 1999-2002.
CONTEXT The prevalence of overweight and obesity has increased markedly in the last 2 decades in the United States. OBJECTIVE To update the US prevalence estimates of overweight in children andExpand
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Prevalence of high body mass index in US children and adolescents, 2007-2008.
CONTEXT The prevalence of high body mass index (BMI) among children and adolescents in the United States appeared to plateau between 1999 and 2006. OBJECTIVES To provide the most recent estimatesExpand
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2000 CDC Growth Charts for the United States: methods and development.
OBJECTIVES This report provides detailed information on how the 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth charts for the United States were developed, expanding upon the reportExpand
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