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Trends in severe obesity

Trends in prevalence of severe obesity in adults in England and USA

Notes for researchers

The table highlights the trend % prevalence of adults living with severe obesity (BMI ≥ 40 kg/m²) in the USA & England by gender.

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Please note most recent US figures are weighted data for the NHANES 2015/16, earlier (October 2017 version) presented unweighted data.

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