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CDC 2014 Adult Obesity Prevalence Maps Now Available

Monday, October 12, 2015   (0 Comments)
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CDC’S 2014 State Maps Detailing the Prevalence of Adults with Obesity

The CDC Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity has released its 2014 state- and territory-specific data on the percentage of adults with obesity using self-reported information from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). New adult obesity prevalence maps are available online at www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/adult.html. This new data shows that the proportion of adults in the United States with obesity remained high in 2014, with estimates across states/territories ranging from 21.3% in Colorado to 35.9% in Arkansas. 


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