Figure 7

Figure 7

Overweight and obese, by age: United States, 1971–1974 through 2005–2006

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NOTES: Overweight (not including obese) is defined as a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 25 but less than 30 and obese as a BMI greater than or equal to 30. See data table for Figure 7 for estimates for children, data points graphed, standard errors, and additional notes.

SOURCE: CDC/NCHS, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

From: Chartbook

Cover of Health, United States, 2008
Health, United States, 2008: With Special Feature on the Health of Young Adults.
National Center for Health Statistics (US) .
Hyattsville (MD): National Center for Health Statistics (US); 2009 Mar.

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