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Obesity and Socioeconomic Status in Adults: United States, 2005-2008

03:18 EST 7 Jan 2011 | CDC

In 2007-2008 more than one-third of United States adults were obese. This data brief presents the most recent national data on obesity in United States adults and its association with poverty income ratio and education level. Results are presented by sex and race and ethnicity. Higher income women are less likely to be obese than low income women, but most obese women are not low income.

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