Adult obesity statistics forMiddlesex County, MA

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 Middlesex, men average a BMI of 32.1 and women come in at a BMI of 29.9. The typical weight of men is 223 pounds with women weighing 173 pounds.

The average pounds to lose in Middlesex is 53 pounds. That is 1 % lower than the state average of 53 pounds and 11 % lower than the country average of 59 pounds.

Average Weight
223 lbs
173 lbs

Average weight to lose 52.6 pounds

State Avg 53.1 pounds

Country Avg 59.0 pounds

Obesity averages for Men

Obesity averages for Men

In Middlesex, the average age of obese men is 47. The average BMI for males is 32.1, approximately 7% higher than female.

47 average age

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Obesity averages for Women

Obesity averages for Women

44 average age

In Middlesex, the average age of obese women is 44. The average BMI for females is 29.9, approximately 7% lower than male.

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The data provided for Middlesex, MA 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.