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Obesity as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease

In the US, the prevalence of obesity among adults, estimated using NHANES data, increased from 1999 to 2000 through 2013 to 2014 from 30.5% to 37.7%.

Benjamin E, Blaha M, Chiuve S, Cushman M, et al. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics- 2017 Update. Circ. March 7 2017. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/2017/01/25/CIR.0000000000000485. Accessed February 21, 2017

Reference

Title
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics- 2017 Update
Publication
Circ
Publication Date
March 7 2017
Authors
Benjamin E, Blaha M, Chiuve S, Cushman M, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 135, Issue 7
URL
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  • Life Expectancy

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