Adult Overweight and Obesity
Obesity is common, serious and costly. More than one-third of U.S. adults (34.9% or 78.6 million) have obesity.
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?
- Page last reviewed: August 29, 2017
- Page last updated: August 29, 2017
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