Obesity prevalence among adults in the U.S. by gender and age 2015-2016

This statistic represents the obesity prevalence among adults aged 20 and older in the United States in 2015–2016, sorted by gender and age group. In that period, the obesity prevalence among the total U.S. population aged 60 and older was around 41 percent.

Obesity prevalence among U.S. adults in 2015-2016, by gender and age group

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Source

Release date

October 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

2015 and 2016

Age group

20 years and older

Supplementary notes

Estimates were age adjusted by the direct method to the 2000 U.S. Census population using the age groups 20–39, 40–59, and 60 and over.

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