adult obesity

adult obesity

A generic term a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more in an adult (overweight in an adult is defined as an average BMI of ≥ 27.8 in men and 27.3 in women).

adult obesity

Public health Overweight in an adult, defined as an average body-mass index of ≥ 27.8 in ♂ and 27.3 in ♀. See Morbid obesity, Obesity. Cf Childhood obesity.
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By analyzing data for 2001-15 from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, a nationally representative survey of Americans health care utilization and costs, the authors estimated the percent of health care costs that were associated with adult obesity for the most populous states.
LAHORE -- Professionals are concerned about the future health of our nation as childhood and adult obesity rates are increasing rapidly.
Childhood obesity very often leads to adult obesity.
Childhood obesity very often leads to adult obesity," said the study's lead author, Bernard Fuemmeler.
In a 2014 report, the number of adult obesity patients in the country was lower than the OECD average, but that of young obesity patients was steadily rising," said Chung So-chung, a pediatrician at Konkuk University Medical Center in Seoul during a media briefing at the KCDC last November.
Although the current obesity epidemic has been well documented in children and adults, less is known about long-term risks of adult obesity for a given child at his or her present age and weight," the study reads.
While England has the worst rates of adult obesity in western Europe, our plans to tackle this are amongst the most ambitious.
While England has the worst rate obwo rates of adult obesity in western Europe, our plans to tackle this are amongst the most ambitious.
took the top spot for having the highest level of obesity among children and young adults, while Egypt topped the list for adult obesity.
Between 2012 and 2014, the adult obesity rate rose by about__ percentage point(s).
com)-- A recent study reveals that adult obesity rates have reduced in four states namely Minnesota, New York, Montana and Ohio, whereas the rates have taken an upward trend in Kansas and Kentucky.
The Global Nutrition Report also placed Oman as number one in the GCC with the lowest adult obesity rate, followed by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE, Kuwait and Qatar.

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