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Obesity rates in Canada at an all-time high
Obesity rates in Canada at an all-time high

(February 27, 2013 - Insidermedicine)

From BC - A new report published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health finds that adult obesity rates in Canada are at an all-time high. Researchers used data from the Canadian Community Health Survey from 2001-2011, adjusting self-reported BMI data to improve accuracy of their obesity projections. Results showed that, on average, between 1/4 and 1/3 of Canadians are obese--the highest rates ever seen in the country. 2001-2007 saw the largest increase in obesity rates. The Maritimes and the two Territories had the highest rates

 
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