TITLE

Estimated County-Level Prevalence of Diabetes and Obesity -- United States, 2007

AUTHOR(S)
Gregg, E. W.; Kirtland, K. A.; Cadwell, B. L.; Burrows, N. Rios; Barker, L. E.; Thompson, T. J.; Geiss, L.; Pan, L.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/20/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 45, p1259
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the prevalence of diabetes and obesity in county level in the U.S. in 2007. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been using the Bayesian multilevel models to approximate cases of the diseases in 3,141 counties in the country. The CDC found that more than 10.6 percent and 30.9 percent of the population have diabetes or are obese, respectively.
ACCESSION #
45545977

 

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