Data from 16,875 youth (ages 2 to 19) and 27,449 adults (20 years or older) from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) from 2007-2008 to 2015-2016. This was national survey data.
‘Obesity, severe obesity rates hit high among adults in the US. Healthy diet coupled with regular exercise can help you lose weight.’
Craig M. Hales, M.D., U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland and coauthors. These include small sample sizes in the youngest age group.
Additional NHANES survey data will allow for continued monitoring of obesity and severe obesity among U.S. youth and adults.