Obesity in US workers: The National Health Interview Survey, 1986 to 2002.

@article{Caban2005ObesityIU,
  title={Obesity in US workers: The National Health Interview Survey, 1986 to 2002.},
  author={Alberto J Caban and David J. Lee and Lora Elderkin Fleming and Orlando G{\'o}mez-Mar{\'i}n and William G. LeBlanc and Terry Pitman},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={95 9},
  pages={1614-22}
}
OBJECTIVES Obesity has emerged as one of the most important public health issues in the United States. We assessed obesity prevalence rates and their trends among major US occupational groups. METHODS Self-reported weight and height were collected annually on US workers, aged 18 years or older, from the 1986 to 1995 and the 1997 to 2002 National Health Interview Surveys. Overall, occupation-, race-, and gender-specific rates of obesity (defined as a body mass index>30.0 kg/m2) were calculated… CONTINUE READING
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