“obesity” Charts

Looking for Work? Don't Forget to Watch Your Waistline »

A recently released study by Gallup reveals a correlation between obesity rates and length of unemployment. Direct causes are not…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 245
Score: 9

The Deceptive Dessert: Your Favorite "Healthy" Foods »

While we are quick to avoid obvious 'dessert foods', such as chocolate glazed donuts (13g sugar), many of the snacks…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 681
Score: 4

You'll Be Amazed Which Profession Has the Most Obesity »

Those at the frontlines of public safety, police and firefighters, have the highest obesity rate of any profession in America.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 273
Score: 3

The Economics of Dining »

In 2009, Americans in the highest quintile of household income spent an average of $10,780 on food for the year,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 136
Score: 3

Quality Relationships Related to Family Dinners »

Parents and children that eat meals together tend to have better relationships. As shown in my other charts tagged under…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 228
Score: 3

Can Obesity Be A Symptom? »

While it is no surprise that with increasing obesity, there is an increase in diabetes diagnoses, here are the numbers.…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 355
Score: 2

What Effect Could An Apple a Day Have on Your Social Life? »

Among Americans that reported having a 'thriving' social life, two-thirds also reported maintaining eating habits that included fruits and vegetables…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 176
Score: 2

The Problem with the American Diet »

Americans eat nearly 2600 calories a day — up from around 2100 calories in 1970. And the vast majority of…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 149
Score: 2

Young Adults and the Wealthy Among Fast Food's Biggest Fans »

In a demographic breakdown of fast food's most frequent customers, young adults topped the list, presumably due to tighter budgets…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 128
Score: 2

Sins of Society: Attributes that Attract Sexual Harassment »

For secondary school students, girls who are considered pretty or especially developed compared to their peers are highly at risk…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 101
Score: 2

What is the best-selling candy in the U.S.? »

In 2012, Reese's (Hershey) claimed the title of being the best-selling candy (or gum) in the U.S., claiming a 7.7%…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 207
Score: 2

US Obesity is Expanding »

Americans are packing on the pounds, and it isn't about to stop. More than half of Americans are heavier than…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 145
Score: 2

Is Breakfast the Key to Health? »

Mom was right! Breakfast just might be the most important meal of the day. Those who regularly skipped breakfast tend…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 138
Score: 1

Fat and Hungry: Obesity and The Struggle to Afford Food »

Mississippi is both the state with the highest rate of obesity (35% of residents) and the state in which residents…

Rachel
by: Rachel
views: 73
Score: 1

Public Health Issues Be Damned: Fast Food Remains a Staple »

Despite the enormous, and growing, issue of public health in the United States, fast food popularity remains high. Nearly half…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 166
Score: 1

Perceived Nutritional Value of Fast Food Among Americans »

When asked to give their opinions on the health value of fast food, over 3 out of 4 Americans admitted…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 147
Score: 1

An Apple a Day: Most Frequently Given Advice, by Weight »

Across all self-reported weight groups, the most frequently given advice is to engage in regular exercise. It is given much…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 87
Score: 1

The Fattest States In The Union »

By all measures, the obesity epidemic is only getting worse throughout the United States. Needless to say, though, some states…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 152

Percentage of Obese People in Countries »

Obesity is one of the most prevalent problems in the United States. Compared to the world, there is a larger…

rbukhari
by: rbukhari
views: 37

Obesity and Malnutrition (2014) »

Almost two-thirds of the globe's population live in countries where obesity kills more people than malnutrition. Evidently, America isn't the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 33

Income and Obesity: Less is More »

Obesity in America is a growing problem; about 27.7 percent of the total adult population in the United States is…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 67

Your Obesity Doesn't Just Effect Your Health »

Researchers found that obesity during pregnancy can have fatal repercussions. Even with a BMI that is considered normal the risk…

Maria Donnelly
by: Maria Donnelly
views: 46

The World is Growing: Top 10 Most Obese Countries »

The World Health Organization did a recent study on obesity around the world. The countries presented reflect the highest percentages…

September Oliveros
by: September Oliveros
views: 47

Income Inequality in Rich Countries Related to Adult Obesity »

Obesity among men and women is related to income inequality in rich countries.

Equality Trust
by: Equality Trust
views: 78

Possible Link Between ADHD and Obesity »

A 33 year study revealed that the obesity rate of men with a history of childhood ADHD is 19.5% higher…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 82

The Fast-Food Consequences of a Bloated Minimum Wage »

Fast-food workers in 60 U.S. cities recently held a one-day strike to call for a $15 an hour minimum wage,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 153

A Shift Away From the Dinner Table »

In 1960, 26% of money spent on food in the U.S. was spent on food eaten away from home, while…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 114

In Many States, Childhood Obesity Rates Are Decreasing »

Of the 43 states (including DC) reporting obesity rates among low-income preschoolers (ages 2-4), 19 stated that obesity rates had…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 306

Childhood Obesity Rates are Starting to Decrease »

Obesity rates among low-income U.S. preschoolers (ages 2-4) are finally starting to decrease. After steadily increasing from 10% in 1990…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 470

Obesity in America Races Forward: By State »

In recent decades, obesity has dramatically increased. In 1990, no state's population was more than 14% obese. Today, no state's…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 53

Should Big Brother Healthy Up Your Kid's Happy Meals? »

As every two-in-three Americans are overweight, and adolescent obesity reaches nearly 20%, perhaps the government should step in and force…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 38

What We Pay For When Buying Food »

In 2010, restaurants accounted for 34% of the total cost that Americans paid for domestically produced food. Advertising only made…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 150

What is the best-selling candy in the world? »

In 2012, Snickers was the best-selling candy (or gum) in the world with a 1.8% market share and a projected…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 130

Perceived Effect of Public School Food Laws on Academics »

Aside from the positive physical effects federal laws restricting unhealthy food options at public schools might have on American children,…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 84

Perceived Effect of Public School Food Laws on Obesity »

Nearly 6 out of 10 adults nationwide believe federal laws restricting foods that can be served on public school grounds…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 63

Fast Food is Now a Smaller Percentage of the American Diet »

The percentage of daily calories consumed from fast food among adults (age 20+) has decreased. From 2003-2006, fast food accounted…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 128
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