Our Obesity Problem
36.5% of American adults are obese.
Here’s how it breaks down by age.
20 and older: 36.3%
60 and older: 37.0%
Source: Health & Human Services, November 2015
Schizophrenia Leads to the ED
382,000 :Number of emergency department visits related to schizophrenia during 2009–2011
32.7 of those visits led to hospital admissions
16.7% of those visits led to transfers to psychiatric hospitals
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, September 2015
Do You Lie to Your Doctor?
27% of Americans say they’ve told their doctors lies or omitted relevant information during office visits.
30% of women and 23% of men admit to fibbing in the exam room.
18% of women and 11% of men say they’re more likely to confess bad health behaviors to someone like a manicurist or hairstylist than to their doctors.
Source: ZocDoc.com, November 2015