The likelihood of being obese was unrelated to having children in the household and to being in a couple relationship.
At any stage of life, obesity can have serious health consequences, including cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Overweight children are at risk of becoming obese adults; obese children are likely to remain obese in adulthood.
To compare obesity rates among sub-groups, 3 years of data (2009-2011) were combined. Overall, 21% of King County adults were obese.
- Obesity rates were the same in households with and without children.
- Adults in a couple relationship were as likely to be obese as those not in a couple relationship.
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