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Health Care System Factors for Obesity Among Adults

Health Care System Factors

Obesity-related illnesses are estimated to have health care costs $190.2 billion a year, or "nearly 21% of annual medical spending in the United States." (Economic Costs of Obesity | Healthy Communities for a Healthy Future; [])

Related Health Care System Factors Indicators:

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Content updated: Mon, 5 Nov 2018 16:51:57 MST