Fact Based List:

Recent Key Trends and Statistics on Obesity

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  1. More than one-third (34.9%) of adults were obese in 2011–2012.
  2. In 2011–2012, the prevalence of obesity was higher among middle-aged adults (39.5%) than among younger (30.3%) or older (35.4%) adults.
  3. The overall prevalence of obesity did not differ between men and women in 2011–2012.
  4. The prevalence of obesity among adults did not change between 2009–2010 and 2011–2012.

Source: CDC/National Center for Health Statistics
Source URL: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db131.htm

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