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A Small Info Graphic on Obesity with a BIG Message

January 15th, 2013
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Econintersect: Obesity in America has increased dramatically since the middle of the 20th century, with the percentage of adults with healthy weight declining from about 50% to about 30%.

Obesitytimleline

Follow up:

The following is a small info graphic with a big message (via Facebook from Roberta Fordham, relayed from Nancy Reinhardt and bearing a CDC label):

 

obesity1950sandnowNancyReinhardt

 

Econintersect has located CDC (Center for Disease Control) data from 1960 through 2010 which has been plotted in the following graph.

obesityhealthyweight1960-2010

Most of the increase in unhealthy weight has occurred in the last 30 years.

The following map chart show three decades of obesity increases for the U.S.:

Click on graphic for larger image.

obesitymapsthreedecadescdc

John Lounsbury

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