Dataset

Age-Adjusted Percent Distributions of Body Mass Index (BMI) Among Persons

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The tables that were changed (this is table 199):

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This dataset consists of a table of 33 rows and 10 columns.

See headnote, Table 197. Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measure that adjusts body weight for height. It is calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared. For both men and women, underweight is indicated by a BMI under 18.5; healthy weight is indicated by a BMI greater than or equal to 18.5 and less than 25.0; overweight is indicated by a BMI greater than or equal to 25.0 and less than 30.0; obesity is indicated by a BMI greater than or equal to 30.0. Based on the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Footnotes

  1. Total includes other race/ethnicities not shown separately and persons with unknown race/ethnicity.
  2. Estimates for age groups are not age adjusted.
  3. Education is shown only for persons 25 years old and over.

License

Public Domain (Government Work)

This dataset was prepared by the government and is therefore in the public domain. There are no restrictions upon its use.