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Share of older people who were overweight or obese U.S. 1988-2014

This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults aged 65 years and older who were overweight or obese from 1988 to 2014. From 2011 to 2014, around 70.9 percent of those aged 65 years and older were overweight, while 34.7 percent were obese.

Percentage of adults in the U.S. aged 65 years and older who were overweight or obese from 1988 to 2014

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Release date

August 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

1988 to 2014

Age group

65 years and older

Supplementary notes

Data are based on measured height and weight. Height was measured without shoes. Overweight is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 25 kilograms/meter2. Obese is defined by a BMI of 30 kilograms/meter2 or greater. The percentage of people with obesity is a subset of the percentage of those who are overweight.

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