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Prevalence of Obesity in the United States (1985 - 2009)

graphic showing increased prevalence of obesity in the United States
Prevalence(% of population) who are Obese

The data is based on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), a random-digit dialed telephone survey of adults in the United States. This data is courtesy of the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Updated: 27 December 2011

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