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Risk Factors for Obesity Among Adults

Risk Factors

'''Genetic''' or '''familial''' factors may increase the risk for being overweight or obese for some people, but anyone whose '''calorie intake''' exceeds the number of calories they burn is at risk. '''Physical activity''' and a '''healthy diet''' are both important for obtaining and maintaining a healthy weight. Note: [ Custom data views] of the prevalence of obesity among New Jersey adults by selected '''sociodemographic and other characteristics''' (including '''physical activity)''' can be generated using the New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey interactive query module.

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