Will all Americans become overweight or obese? estimating the progression and cost of the US obesity epidemic.

@article{Wang2008WillAA,
  title={Will all Americans become overweight or obese? estimating the progression and cost of the US obesity epidemic.},
  author={Y Claire Wang and May A Beydoun and Lan Liang and Benjamin H Caballero and Shiriki K Kumanyika},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 10},
  pages={
          2323-30
        }
}
We projected future prevalence and BMI distribution based on national survey data (National Health and Nutrition Examination Study) collected between 1970s and 2004. Future obesity-related health-care costs for adults were estimated using projected prevalence, Census population projections, and published national estimates of per capita excess health-care costs of obesity/overweight. The objective was to illustrate potential burden of obesity prevalence and health-care costs of obesity and… CONTINUE READING
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