United States & world obese

In a one-day snapshot of obesity, doctors report that 24 percent of men and 27percent of women worldwide are obese-nearing the obesity levels found in the United States.

The World Watch Institute, 2009 State of the World: Into a Warming World (Print Publication). A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress Toward a Sustainable Society. ed. Linda Starke. Published by W.W. Norton & Company in New York, NY.