Prevalence of obesity in the United States, 2009-2010.

  title={Prevalence of obesity in the United States, 2009-2010.},
  author={Cynthia L. Ogden and Margaret D. Carroll and Brian K. Kit and Katherine M Flegal},
  journal={NCHS data brief},
The most recent national data on obesity prevalence among U.S. adults, adolescents, and children show that more than one-third of adults and almost 17% of children and adolescents were obese in 2009–2010. Differences in prevalence between men and women diminished between 1999–2000 and 2009–2010, with the prevalence of obesity among men reaching the same level as that among women. Age differences in obesity prevalence varied between men and women. The prevalence of obesity was higher among older… CONTINUE READING
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