DIET 200 ch.9

According to body mass index values, what fraction of the U.S. adult population is considered overweight or obese?
a. 1/10
b. 1/6
c. 1/3
d. 2/3
d

According to body mass index figures, what percentage of people aged 2-19 years are overweight or obese?
a. 12
b. 34
c. 48
d. 68
b

Which of the following describes a trend of worldwide obesity?
a. Nowadays, obesity is not seen in developing countries
b. Prevalence of obesity has leveled out in the last few years in the U.S.
c. The cut-off figure of the BMI for obesity varies from country to country
d. The obesity in other countries does not seem to increase risks for chronic diseases
b