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Deaths from Obesity

Obesity: Deaths

Deaths from Obesity: 300,000 premature deaths associated with obesity annually (CDC)

Death Rate Extrapolation

Death rate extrapolations for USA for Obesity: 300,000 per year, 25,000 per month, 5,769 per week, 821 per day, 34 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this automatic extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 300,000 premature deaths associated with obesity annually (CDC)

Obesity: Deaths Articles

Deaths information for Obesity: Approximately 280,000 adult deaths in the United States each year are attributable to obesity.9 (Source: excerpt from NIDDK _ Statistics Related to Overweight and Obesity: NIDDK)

Deaths from Obesity: medical news summaries

The following medical news items are relevant to death from Obesity:

Obesity: Hospitalization Statistics

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Obesity:

  • 0.11% (1,442) of hospital consultant episodes were for obesity in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 90% of hospital consultant episodes for required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 33% of hospital consultant episodes for obesity were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 67% of hospital consultant episodes for obesity were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Deaths from Obesity discussion

Most studies show an increase in mortality rate associated with obesity (BMI 30). Obese individuals have a 50-100 percent increased risk of death from all causes, compared with normal-weight individuals (BMI 20-25). Most of the increased risk is due to cardiovascular causes. (Source: excerpt from NIDDK _ Statistics Related to Overweight and Obesity: NIDDK)

Premium articles about Death:

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