CDC: Obesity rates in preschoolers stabilizing

07/24/2009 | HealthDay News

A CDC report says obesity rates in low-income preschool-aged children seem to be leveling off after five years of increases, though the numbers are still high. The rate of obesity in children ages 2 to 4 jumped from 12.4% in 1998 to 14.5% in 2003, but has held steady since then, with a 2008 rate of 14.6%.

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