Adult Overweight and Obesity
Obesity is common, serious and costly. More than one-third of U.S. adults (34.9% or 78.6 million) are obese.
What are the latest statistics on adult obesity in the United States?
How is adult obesity measured?
What contributes to overweight and obesity? What are the health risks?
Use the Adult BMI calculator for adults ages 20 years old and older.
- Page last reviewed: April 27, 2012
- Page last updated: April 27, 2012
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