FIGURE 2-3 Prevalence (%) of obesity among U.S. nonpregnant women, ages 20– 39, by race/ethnicity, 2003–2004. Obesity is defined as a body mass index of greater than 30.0.

SOURCE: Ogden et al. (2006).

FIGURE 2-4 Prevalence (%) of overweight among U.S. nonpregnant women, ages 12–19, by race/ethnicity, 2003–2004. Overweight is defined as greater than or equal to the 95th percentile of body mass index based on gender and age.

SOURCE: Ogden et al. (2006).



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