Obesity prevalence map of U.S.
The Centers for Disease Control issued on Sept. 4 a map detailing the prevalence of obesity for all U.S. states based on the 2013 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). The data is now available at www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/prevalence-maps.html.
Dr. Abayomi O. Akanji, a professor at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, is available to offer analysis.
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