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Adult obesity statistics forBuncombe County, NC

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 Buncombe, men average a BMI of 31.1 and women come in at a BMI of 30.7. The typical weight of men is 216 pounds with women weighing 187 pounds.

The average pounds to lose in Buncombe is 54 pounds. That is 9 % lower than the state average of 60 pounds and 8 % lower than the country average of 59 pounds.

Average Weight
Men:
216 lbs
Women:
187 lbs

Average weight to lose 54.1 pounds


State Avg 59.7 pounds

Country Avg 59.0 pounds


Obesity averages for Men

In Buncombe, the average age of obese men is 47. The average BMI for males is 31.1, approximately 1% higher than female.

47 average age

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Obesity averages for Women

44 average age

In Buncombe, the average age of obese women is 44. The average BMI for females is 30.7, approximately 1% lower than male.

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The data provided for Buncombe, NC 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.