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Unformatted text preview: CHAPTER 9 AN ESTIMATED 35% U.S. ADULTS ARE OVERWEIGHT, WHILE 27%ARE OBESE. ONE IN SEVEN CHILDREN AND ONE IN NINE TEENAGERS IN THE U.S. ARE OVERWEIGHT. p.312 (10 th Ed) CAN ONE BE TOO THIN? Thin are first to die in famine or siege If have to refrain form eating for medical test or surgery then nutrient status can easily deteriorate If have to fight a wasting disease there is less nutrient reserves FAT FACTS! More than 70% of obese people suffer from at least one other major health problem An estimated 300,000 people die each year from obesity-related diseases Obesity is second only to tobacco in causing preventable illnesses and premature death p.321 Trends in Overweight* Prevalence (%), Adults 18 and Older, US, 1992-2002 1992 1995 1998 2002 Less than 50% 50 to 55% More than 55% State did not participate in survey *Body mass index of 25.0 kg/m 2 or greater Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CD-ROM (1984- 1995, 1998) and Public Use Data Tape (2002), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1997, 2000, 2003. In 2005 only 4 states had obesity rates <20% CT, VT, Co, HI Trends in Overweight* Prevalence, Children and Adolescents, by Age Group (%), US, 1971-2000 *Overweight is defined as at or above the 95 th percentile for body mass index by age and sex based on reference data. Source: National Health Examination Survey 1960-1962, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1971-1974, 1976-1980, 1988-1994, 1999-2000, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2002. 5 4 5 5 7 6 7 11 5 10 15 11 5 10 15 20 2 to 5 years 6 to 11 years 12 to 19 years Prevalence (%) NHANES I (1971-74) NHANES II (1976-80) NHANES III (1988-94) NHANES 1999-2000 Trends in Obesity* Prevalence (%), By Gender, Adults Aged 20 to 74, US, 1960-2000 *Obesity is defined as a body mass index of 30 kg/m 2 or greater. Source: National Health Examination Survey 1960-1962, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1971-1974, 1976-1980, 1988-1994, 1999-2000,...
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