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Nutrition and Weight Status

NWS-9 Reduce the proportion of adults who are obese Leading Health Indicators

Obesity among adults (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 33.9 (2005-2008)
2020 Target: 30.51
Desired Direction: Decrease
  • Populations
  • 1988-1994
  • 2001-2004
  • 2005-20082
  • 2009-20103
  • Total  View chart
  • 22.8
  • 31.2
  • 33.9
  • 35.7
Data Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS
Data:
Data Details Details about the methodology and measurement of this HP2020 objective
Footnotes:

1 Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

2 Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

3 Two-year data are used as a placeholder to provide the latest data available and will be replaced with four-year data when available.

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Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.