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Prevalence and Trends in Obesity Among US Adults, 1999-2008
Flegal; K.M., Carroll, M.D.; Ogden, C.L., et al.

January 13, 2010, Source: JAMA

In 2007-2008, the prevalence of obesity was 32.2% among adult men and 35.5% among adult women. The increases in the prevalence of obesity previously observed do not appear to be continuing at the same rate over the past 10 years, particularly for women and possibly for men.

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