Adult obesity statistics forRensselaer 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 Rensselaer, men average a BMI of 34.1 and women come in at a BMI of 29.5. The typical weight of men is 226 pounds with women weighing 178 pounds.

The average pounds to lose in Rensselaer is 58 pounds. That is 4 % higher than the state average of 56 pounds and 1 % lower than the country average of 59 pounds.

Average Weight
226 lbs
178 lbs

Average weight to lose 58.3 pounds

State Avg 55.9 pounds

Country Avg 59.0 pounds

Obesity averages for Men

Obesity averages for Men

In Rensselaer, the average age of obese men is 47. The average BMI for males is 34.1, approximately 16% higher than female.

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Obesity averages for Women

Obesity averages for Women

44 average age

In Rensselaer, the average age of obese women is 44. The average BMI for females is 29.5, approximately 14% lower than male.

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