Tale of the Tape: Average American Borderline Obese – Bloomberg

“The average American man is 5-feet, 9-inches tall and weighs 198 pounds; an average woman is 5-feet, 4-inches and 171 pounds, based on CDC data. That compares with 189.1 pounds and 163.6, respectively, at the start of the century.”

—Alexandre Tanzi. “The Average American Is Edging Closer to Being Obese.” Bloomberg. December 18, 2018.

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