Adult obesity statistics forEscambia County, AL

According to the World Health Organization, as of 2014, the United States (U.S.) average Body Mass Index (BMI) ranked 17th out of more than 200 countries. This means only 16 other countries, of those tested, averaged higher BMIs than the U.S. [1] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention backs up this data reporting nearly 40-percent of the population (about 93 million people) in the U.S. were obese as of 2015-16.[2]

In Escambia, men average a BMI of 35.6 and women come in at a BMI of 37.3. The typical weight of men is 240 pounds with women weighing 218 pounds.

The average pounds to lose in Escambia is 86 pounds. That is 27 % higher than the state average of 67 pounds and 46 % higher than the country average of 59 pounds.

Average Weight
240 lbs
218 lbs

Average weight to lose 85.8 pounds

State Avg 67.3 pounds

Country Avg 59.0 pounds

Obesity averages for Men

Obesity averages for Men

In Escambia, the average age of obese men is 47. The average BMI for males is 35.6, approximately 5% lower than female.

47 average age

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Obesity averages for Women

Obesity averages for Women

44 average age

In Escambia, the average age of obese women is 44. The average BMI for females is 37.3, approximately 5% higher than male.

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The data provided for Escambia, AL is based, specifically, on people interested in weight-loss supplements, fat burners, meal replacement shakes, and other products/services designed for people trying to lose weight.