Number of Obese Children in America

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How many obese children are there in America?

31.7%.

A 2008 study published in the January 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association showed that 31.7% of American children are obese or overweight.  Compared to the prevalence rate of 29% in 1999, the study suggested a plateau in childhood obesity incidence in America.

 

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