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Relevant Population Characteristics for Overweight or Obese

Relevant Population Characteristics

Males generally have higher rates of obesity than females, regardless of age. Adults who are Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Native American or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and who have lower levels of education tend to have the highest rates of overweight/obesity. For a comprehensive view of national data on relevant population characteristics, see [https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db288.pdf].

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Content updated: Tue, 5 Jan 2021 16:39:13 MST