Adult obesity statistics forDeKalb County, MO

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 43.6 and women come in at a BMI of 29.3. The typical weight of men is 270 pounds with women weighing 169 pounds.

The average pounds to lose in DeKalb is 83 pounds. That is 34 % higher than the state average of 62 pounds and 40 % higher than the country average of 59 pounds.

Average Weight
270 lbs
169 lbs

Average weight to lose 82.5 pounds

State Avg 61.5 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 43.6, approximately 49% higher than female.

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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 29.3, approximately 33% lower than male.

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The data provided for DeKalb, MO 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.