Published Oct. 12, 2016

Obesity in Hispanics

Obesity rates for Hispanics living in the United States are highest among Puerto Rican men and women, based on data from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos.

Cuban men: 34%

Cuban women: 39%

Dominican men: 39%

Dominican women: 43%

Mexican men: 37%

Mexican women: 41%

Puerto Rican men: 41%

Puerto Rican women: 52%

Source: Journal of Obesity