Likelihood of African American women to be obese versus non-Hispanic white women



Stat: African American women are 1.7 times as likely as non-Hispanic white women to be obese.

Stat Categories: African-American Stats

Tags: African American African American,Black African American,Black,Negro

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Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): The Office of Minority Health

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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