Obesity prevalence among older adults in the U.S. by gender and education 2007-2010

Prevalence of obesity among older adults in the U.S. from 2007 to 2010, by gender and education

Obesity prevalence among older adults in the U.S. by gender and education 2007-2010 This statistic illustrates the prevalence of obesity among older adults in the United States in the period between 2007 and 2010, sorted by gender and education. In this period, the highest obesity prevalence in the United States was recorded for men, aged between 65 and 74 years in the category "some college" with a total prevalence of 47.1 percent.
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Prevalence of obesity among older adults in the U.S. from 2007 to 2010, by gender and education

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Less than high schoolHigh school graduateSome collegeCollege graduate
Men, 65-74 years38.9%46.6%47.1%34.1%
Men, 75 years and older29.7%26.5%28%21.4%
Women, 65-74 years46.8%40.3%39.3%32.6%
Women, 75 years and older31.6%25.3%30%27.6%
Less than high schoolHigh school graduateSome collegeCollege graduate
Men, 65-74 years38.9%46.6%47.1%34.1%
Men, 75 years and older29.7%26.5%28%21.4%
Women, 65-74 years46.8%40.3%39.3%32.6%
Women, 75 years and older31.6%25.3%30%27.6%
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This statistic illustrates the prevalence of obesity among older adults in the United States in the period between 2007 and 2010, sorted by gender and education. In this period, the highest obesity prevalence in the United States was recorded for men, aged between 65 and 74 years in the category "some college" with a total prevalence of 47.1 percent.
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