Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
From the 2007 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey patient record:
Was any health education ordered or provided at this visit? (A check box is provided for "weight reduction", "diet/nutrition," and "exercise.")
[NUMERATOR AND DENOMINATOR:]
BMI is calculated by dividing weight in kilograms by the square of height in meters. Obesity is defined as a BMI of 30.0 or greater.
This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:
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