Percentage of adults aged 65 years or older in the U.S. who were obese from 2013 to 2018

Share of elderly U.S. adults who were obese 2013-2018 This statistic presents the percentage of adults aged 65 years and older in the U.S. who were obese from 2013 to 2018. It was estimated that around 28 percent of elderly adults were obese in 2018, compared to 25.3 percent in 2013.
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Share of elderly adults
201325.3%
201426.3%
201526.7%
201627.5%
201727.6%
201828%
Share of elderly adults
201325.3%
201426.3%
201526.7%
201627.5%
201727.6%
201828%
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This statistic presents the percentage of adults aged 65 years and older in the U.S. who were obese from 2013 to 2018. It was estimated that around 28 percent of elderly adults were obese in 2018, compared to 25.3 percent in 2013.
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Release date
May 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2013 to 2018
Age group
65 years and older
Supplementary notes
Figures from 2013 to 2017 were taken from the previous year's report and can be found here on page 26.

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