Obesity - a growing issue - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 82-003-X20050039278


By 2002/03, about a quarter of people who were 20 to 56 years old and overweight in 1994/95 had become obese. Among overweight men, the risk of obesity was high for those who were younger, smokers, or had an activity restriction. For overweight women, physical activity was protective against becoming obese.

Issue Number: 2005003
Author(s): Berthelot, Jean-Marie; Le Petit, Christel

Main Product: Health Reports

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PDFAugust 22, 2006