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From the 2006 National Health Interview Survey Arthritis Supplement:
Has a doctor or other health professional ever suggested physical activity or exercise to help your arthritis or joint symptoms?
[NUMERATOR AND DENOMINATOR:]
Have you EVER been told by a doctor or other health professional that you have some form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia?
Body Mass Index (BMI) is used to determine overweight and obesity. It is calculated by dividing weight in kilograms by the square of height in meters. Overweight is defined as a BMI of 25.0 or greater and obesity is defined as a BMI of 30.0 or greater.
This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:
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