About 26% of Americans are obese and more than 36% are considered overweight as measured by BMI, a Gallup poll indicates, despite recent evidence that people are exercising more and increasingly cite obesity as a serious health concern. The findings are based on a survey that asked 350,000 people for their heights and weights. Income, age and ethnicity played a role in obesity rates, researchers said.
Poll looks at overweight, obesity rates for Americans
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