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Which of the following best describes obesity in the United States?

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a. Endemic

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b. Epidemic

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c. Pandemic

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d. Syndemic

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Body mass index (BMI) is defined as which of the following?

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Reproduced with permission from Cunningham FG, Leveno KJ, Bloom SL, et al (eds): Obesity. In Williams Obstetrics, 24th ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2014, Fig. 48-1.

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a. Height in inches divided by weight in pounds squared.

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b. Weight in pounds divided by height in inches squared.

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c. Weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared.

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d. Height in meters divided by weight in kilograms squared.

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A 22-year-old G1P0 presents for prenatal care at 8 weeks’ gestation. She has a BMI of 26. The National Institutes of Health classifies this patient as which of the following?

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a. Normal

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b. Overweight

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c. Obese–class 1

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d. Obese–class 2

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A 19-year-old G1P0 presents for her first prenatal care appointment. She weighs 270 pounds and is 67 inches tall. Using the figure provided, what is the patient’s BMI?

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a. < 18.5

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b. 19–25

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c. 25–30

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d. > 30.0

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Based on this figure, which of the following statements is true?

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Reproduced with permission from Cunningham FG, Leveno KJ, Bloom SL, et al (eds): Obesity. In Williams Obstetrics, 24th ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2014, Fig. 48-2.

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a. The prevalence of obesity increases with age.

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b. Race is not a factor in the prevalence of female obesity.

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c. Obesity is more common in Hispanic women than in black, non-Hispanic women.

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d. Obesity is more common in white, non-Hispanic women than in ...

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