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About 40% of US adults are obese, government survey finds


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Positivity     42.00%   
   Negativity   58.00%
The New York Times
SOURCE: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/40-us-adults-obese-government-survey-finds-69249562
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Summary

About 4 in 10 American adults are obese, and nearly 1 in 10 is severely so, government researchers said Thursday. The severe obesity rate was more than 9% in the new survey, up from the 8% figure in the previous one.

As said here by MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer