Obesity on the rise.

  title={Obesity on the rise.},
  author={Debra J Boardley and Rebecca S. Pobocik},
  journal={Primary care},
  volume={36 2},
The prevalence of obesity has increased markedly during recent years with the burden of obesity higher in minority groups in the United States. Rates of obesity vary according to age and employment, although the effect by socioeconomic strata is diminishing. Body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) are the primary anthropometric measures of… CONTINUE READING