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Health Status Outcomes for Obesity Among Adults

Health Status Outcomes

According to the CDC^1^, the health consequences of overweight and obesity among adults include '''high blood pressure (hypertension)'''; '''high LDL cholesterol''', '''low HDL cholesterol''', or '''high levels of triglycerides (dyslipidemia)'''; '''Type 2 diabetes'''; '''coronary heart disease'''; '''stroke'''; '''gallbladder disease'''; '''osteoarthritis'''; '''sleep apnea and breathing problems'''; '''some cancers''' ('''endometrial''', '''breast''', '''colon''', '''kidney''', '''gallbladder''', and '''liver'''); '''low quality of life''', '''mental illness''' (including '''clinical depression''', '''anxiety''', and other mental disorders); '''body pain'''; and difficulty with '''physical functioning'''. Note: Custom data views of the estimated prevalence of [ high blood pressure (hypertension)], [ diabetes], [ coronary heart disease], [ stroke], [ arthritis], [ clinical depression], and [ difficulty with physical functioning] among New Jersey adults by selected '''sociodemographic and other characteristics''' can be generated using the New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey interactive query module. 1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [ The Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity] [last reviewed: 1/27/20]

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