American Women Obese Than American Men!
Women in the US are currently in a serious extent in obese than men.
According to research by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which was attended by 5,000 people, the rate of obese women amount to 38 percent, compared to 34 percent of obese men.
For a decade the rate of overweight people in both sexes were nearly the same, but for the adults in the United States climbed to 38 percent of obese from the previous 32 percent.
On the other hand, the rate of adult smokers in the United States has significantly declined in the last decade – from 20.9 to the current 16.8 percent.
An interesting fact is that last year, 43 percent less educated Americans consumed cigarettes, compared to only five percent of smokers who have a university education.
According to this study, the leading group in the rate of obesity in the US are African-Americans and Latinos, while differences in percentages among white people remains relatively close.
As far as African-Americans, women represent a problematic group with 57 percent of extremely obese, compared with 38 percent of extremely obese men.
For Hispanics, women continue to be conducted with the rate of obesity: 46 percent of women are obese, while obese men have a 39 percent.
Research has shown that there is no big difference in the level of obese children in the United States.
In the past decade, this rate has remained at about 17 percent.
Experts are hoping that the awareness campaigns begin to affect the population in recent years. Until the early 1980s, only one in six children were obese, whereas now three out of six extremely obese.