Adult obesity statistics forClark County, KY

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the obesity rate as of 2017-2018 was 42.4%. People with obesity have a body mass index, or BMI, of 30+. [1] Of those in the obese category, about 9% are considered having severe obesity or a BMI of 40+. Based on a 2016 review of data, the United States is ranked 12th among nearly 200 countries based on prevalence of obesity. [2]

In Clark, men average a BMI of 35.1 and women come in at a BMI of 36.2. The typical weight of men is 254 pounds with women weighing 215 pounds.

The average pounds to lose in Clark is 85 pounds. That is 34 % higher than the state average of 63 pounds and 44 % higher than the country average of 59 pounds.

Average Weight
254 lbs
215 lbs

Average weight to lose 85.2 pounds

State Avg 63.4 pounds

Country Avg 59.0 pounds

Obesity averages for Men

Obesity averages for Men

In Clark, the average age of obese men is 47. The average BMI for males is 35.1, approximately 3% lower than female.

47 average age

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Obesity averages for Women

Obesity averages for Women

44 average age

In Clark, the average age of obese women is 44. The average BMI for females is 36.2, approximately 3% higher than male.

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The data provided for Clark, KY 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.