Two three-line graphs showing estimated likelihood of obesity by age in successive birth cohorts.

FIGURE 6-9Estimated likelihood of obesity by age in successive birth cohorts

SOURCE: Reynolds and Himes (2007); likelihood of obesity adjusted for age, race, ethnicity, and education.

From: 6, Can Obesity Account for Cross-National Differences in Life-Expectancy Trends?

Cover of International Differences in Mortality at Older Ages
International Differences in Mortality at Older Ages: Dimensions and Sources.
National Research Council (US) Panel on Understanding Divergent Trends in Longevity in High-Income Countries; Crimmins EM, Preston SH, Cohen B, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2010.
Copyright © 2010, National Academy of Sciences.

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