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Title:
   The Prevalence of Obesity and Other Chronic Health Conditions among Diabetic Adults in the U.S. Community Population, 2001
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 34
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   January 20, 2004
Description:
   This Statistical Brief presents preliminary estimates of the relationship between diabetes, obesity, and other chronic conditions among adults in the U.S. community population. Body mass index (BMI) was used to categorize people into weight categories. Data concerning the U.S. community population are derived from the 2001 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey-Household Component and expenditure estimates from the 2000 MEPS Compendium of Tables.
Author(s):
   Marie N. Stagnitti, M.P.A
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only Publication
MEPS Topics:
   Priority Conditions -- General, Priority Conditions -- Strokes, Priority Conditions -- High Blood Pressure, Medical Conditions, Priority Conditions -- Diabetes, Obesity, Priority Conditions -- Heart Conditions
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st34/stat34.pdf (161 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st34/stat34.shtml
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