Obesity prevalence among adults in the U.S. by gender and ethnicity 2017-2018

This statistic represents the obesity prevalence among adults aged 20 and older in the United States in 2017–2018, sorted by gender and ethnicity. In that period, the obesity prevalence among Hispanic men was around 46 percent.

Obesity prevalence among U.S. adults in 2017-2018, by gender and ethnicity

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Source

Release date

February 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017 and 2018

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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