Obesity rates, by age and education level in the U.S. 2008

Rate of obesity among individuals aged 25 and over in the United States in 2008, by age and education level

by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 30, 2010
Obesity rates, by age and education level in the U.S. 2008 This statistic shows the rate of obesity amongst individuals aged 25 years and over in the United States in 2008, as differentiated by their age group and also level of education. In 2008, 43 percent of high school graduates aged 55 to 64 were obese as compared to 30 percent of bachelor's degree holders.
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Rate of obesity among individuals aged 25 and over in the United States in 2008, by age and education level

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No high school degreeHigh school graduateSome college or associate degreeBachelor's degree or higher
25 to 3435%34%31%20%
35 to 4440%37%35%23%
45 to 5441%40%35%26%
55 to 6440%43%37%30%
65 and older30%28%27%24%
No high school degreeHigh school graduateSome college or associate degreeBachelor's degree or higher
25 to 3435%34%31%20%
35 to 4440%37%35%23%
45 to 5441%40%35%26%
55 to 6440%43%37%30%
65 and older30%28%27%24%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 30, 2010
This statistic shows the rate of obesity amongst individuals aged 25 years and over in the United States in 2008, as differentiated by their age group and also level of education. In 2008, 43 percent of high school graduates aged 55 to 64 were obese as compared to 30 percent of bachelor's degree holders.
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