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Adult Overweight and Obesity

 

 image of adult woman on scale at doctor office Obesity is common, serious and costly. More than one-third of U.S. adults (34.9% or 78.6 million) are obese.

Adult Obesity Facts

What are the latest statistics on adult obesity in the United States?

Defining Adult Overweight and Obesity

How is adult obesity measured?

Causes and Consequences

What contributes to overweight and obesity? What are the health risks?

Adult BMI Calculator

Use the Adult BMI calculator for adults ages 20 years old and older.

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