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TAKE-HOME NOTES ON OBESITY IN THE                UNITED STATES• 74.1%   of people are overweight• 30%   of those are obese...
•   78% of Americans are not meeting basic activity level    recommendations•   Americans spend $33 billion annually on we...
CHILDHOOD OBESITY STATISTICS• In   1980 obesity occurred in 6.5% of children aged 6 to 11• In   2008 obesity occurred in 1...
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  1. 1. TAKE-HOME NOTES ON OBESITY IN THE UNITED STATES• 74.1% of people are overweight• 30% of those are obese• Colorado is the Thinnest State• Mississippi is the Fattest States• Itwill cost approximately $550,000 for an obese 18 year old to remain obese throughout adulthood.
  2. 2. • 78% of Americans are not meeting basic activity level recommendations• Americans spend $33 billion annually on weight-loss products and services• The group that has the highest incidences of obesity are Non- Hispanics, Mexican-Americans, All Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites (respectively, 44.Among women, however, there is a trend —those with college degrees are less likely to be obese compared with less educated women.1%, 39.3%, 37.9%, 32.6%)•
  3. 3. CHILDHOOD OBESITY STATISTICS• In 1980 obesity occurred in 6.5% of children aged 6 to 11• In 2008 obesity occurred in 19.6% of children aged 6 to 11• In 1980 obesity occurred in 5% of young adults aged 12 to 19• In 2008 obesity occurred in 18.1% of young adults aged 12 to 19

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