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Prognosis of Obesity

Deaths and Mortality Rates

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

Estimated mortality rate for Obesity from prevalence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 300,000 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 300,000 premature deaths associated with obesity annually (CDC))
  • Incidence: 39,799,999 (USA prevalence calculated from this data: 39.8 million American adults; more than 57% of American adults are overweight (CDC)
  • 0.75% (ratio of deaths to prevalence).
  • See also Deaths and Obesity and Overview of Obesity.


Complications of Obesity from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Obesity.

Obesity: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Obesity usually refers to the likely outcome of Obesity. The prognosis of Obesity may include the duration of Obesity, chances of complications of Obesity, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Obesity, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Obesity. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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