Spending on obesity has increased tenfold since 1987

September 2005
Pharmaceutical Representative;Sep2005, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p11
Reports on the increase in the amount of private health spending attributable to obesity in the United States between 1987 and 2002. Growth of the spending on medical care related to obesity; Difference in healthcare spending between obese people and people of normal weight; Highlights of a study published in the online version of the journal "Health Affair".


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