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The U.S. ranks 20th in childhood obesity rates

According to the World Health Organization, the United States has an obesity rate of 5.6% among children under 5, which made the United States rank 20th out of 92 ranked nations in that category. Albania ranked first, with a childhood obesity rate of 22.4%.

Entry by Dave Bleier.

  1. Me
    24 May 2010 at 5:47 pm

    this is so wrong, Im Ukrainian and believe me Ukrainian kids are skinny, I mean kids under 5, this chart should be reversed, because now I live in US and kids here are the fatter kids I’ve ever seen.

  2. Mark
    24 May 2010 at 8:19 pm

    Please follow the link to the source of the data that I posted. If there is a mistake, I’ll gladly fix it.

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