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Relevant Population Characteristics for Obesity Among Adults

Relevant Population Characteristics

The age-adjusted proportion of Utahns aged 18 or older with a BMI indicating obesity (>=30) has increased steadily since 1990 (from 9.9% in 1990 to 26.2% in 2016). Obesity rates are higher than the state rate for certain populations, including for Native American/American Indians and Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders. Highest rates are seen in adults aged 50 to 64.

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Content updated: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:08:01 MST