Adult obesity statistics forDeKalb County, GA

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 DeKalb, men average a BMI of 30.8 and women come in at a BMI of 33.4. The typical weight of men is 211 pounds with women weighing 200 pounds.

The average pounds to lose in DeKalb is 57 pounds. That is 6 % lower than the state average of 61 pounds and 3 % lower than the country average of 59 pounds.

Average Weight
211 lbs
200 lbs

Average weight to lose 57.1 pounds

State Avg 60.9 pounds

Country Avg 59.0 pounds

Obesity averages for Men

Obesity averages for Men

In DeKalb, the average age of obese men is 47. The average BMI for males is 30.8, approximately 8% lower than female.

47 average age

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Obesity averages for Women

Obesity averages for Women

44 average age

In DeKalb, the average age of obese women is 44. The average BMI for females is 33.4, approximately 8% higher than male.

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The data provided for DeKalb, GA 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.