The prevalence of obesity was 39.8% and affected about 93.3 million of US adults in 2015~2016. [Read CDC National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) data.
Each year CDC releases the Adult Obesity Prevalence Maps for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and US territories. The maps show.
While there were no statistically significant changes in youth or adult rates compared with the previous survey in 2013–2014, rates have increased significantly.
Find the latest data and trends on childhood and adult obesity from major surveys that track rates at the national and state level, including the National Health.
For adults, WHO defines overweight and obesity as follows: The prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents aged.