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Disability is worsening in obese Americans

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.335.7628.1017 (Published 15 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:1017

Some evidence indicates that obese people are getting healthier. They have fewer cardiovascular risk factors than they used to, and mortality seems to be falling. Trends in disability are going in the opposite direction, however. Analysis of two routine national …

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