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.  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.
In Cabarrus, men average a BMI of 29.5 and women come in at a BMI of 33.2. The typical weight of men is 215 pounds with women weighing 200 pounds.
The average pounds to lose in Cabarrus is 59 pounds. That is 2% lower than the state average of 60 pounds and 0% lower than the country average of 59 pounds.
In Cabarrus, the average age of obese men is 47. The average BMI for males is 29.5, approximately 11% lower than female.
In Cabarrus, the average age of obese women is 44. The average BMI for females is 33.2, approximately 13% higher than male.
The data provided for Cabarrus, 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.