The proportion of Americans who are severely obese -- those people 100 pounds or more overweight -- continues to increase rapidly and much faster than those with moderate obesity, but the rate of growth has slowed, according to a new RAND Corporation study.Kudos, fatsos.
The RAND study found that from 2000 to 2010, the proportion of Americans who were severely obese rose from 3.9 percent of the population to 6.6 percent -- an increase of about 70 percent.
The findings mean that more than 15 million adult Americans are morbidly obese with a body mass index of 40 or more.
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Wednesday, November 07, 2012
As it should be.
Posted by Michael Applebaum, MD, JD, FCLM at 11/07/2012 05:04:00 AM