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Adult obesity statistics forBronx County, NY

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 Bronx, men average a BMI of 34.3 and women come in at a BMI of 32.6. The typical weight of men is 230 pounds with women weighing 191 pounds.

The average pounds to lose in Bronx is 67 pounds. That is 20 % higher than the state average of 56 pounds and 13 % higher than the country average of 59 pounds.

Average Weight
Men:
230 lbs
Women:
191 lbs

Average weight to lose 66.9 pounds


State Avg 55.9 pounds

Country Avg 59.0 pounds


Obesity averages for Men

Obesity averages for Men

In Bronx, the average age of obese men is 47. The average BMI for males is 34.3, approximately 5% higher than female.

47 average age

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Obesity averages for Women

Obesity averages for Women

44 average age

In Bronx, the average age of obese women is 44. The average BMI for females is 32.6, approximately 5% lower than male.

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The data provided for Bronx, NY 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.