Adult obesity statistics forBuncombe County, NC

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 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
216 lbs
187 lbs

Average weight to lose 54.1 pounds

State Avg 59.7 pounds

Country Avg 59.0 pounds

Obesity averages for Men

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

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.

average bmi

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.