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Table 2 Smoking and obesity rates

From: A retrospective analysis of health systems in Denmark and Kaiser Permanente

  Kaiser Permanente 2002
Age ≥ 20 years
DHS population 2000
Age ≥ 16 years
DHS population 2005
Age ≥ 16 years
Risk factors Men Women Men Women Men Women
Smoking rate (%) 14 11 39 35 32 28
Overweight (%) (BMI between 25 to 30) 43.4 26.0 40 26 41 26
Obese (%) (BMI > 30) 21.9 23.3 10 9 12 11
  1. Data on risk factor prevalence is from the Northern California region only.