Differences in Obesity Prevalence by Demographic Characteristics and Urbanization Level Among Adults in the United States, 2013-2016
Uses nationally representative data to compare rural and urban areas on obesity and severe obesity. Includes data and statistics on body mass index and obesity prevalence trends among adults from 2001-2004 and 2013-2016, with information broken down by sex and level of urbanization.
Craig Hales, Cheryl Fryar, Margaret Carroll, et al.
JAMA, 319(23), 2419-2429
Men · Obesity and weight control · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Women