Prevalence and trends in obesity among US adults, 1999-2008.

  title={Prevalence and trends in obesity among US adults, 1999-2008.},
  author={Katherine M Flegal and Margaret D. Carroll and Cynthia L. Ogden and Lester R. Curtin},
  volume={303 3},
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 through 2008 and the current prevalence of obesity and overweight for 2007-2008. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Analysis of height and weight measurements from 5555 adult men and women aged 20 years or older obtained in 2007-2008 as part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES… CONTINUE READING
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