Two-thirds of Greenvillians are overweight or obese.
Over the years, Greenville’s overweight rate has grown dramatically, from 58% in 2005 to 66% currently.
Source: South Carolina Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2014
Obesity differs by demographic group.
Males, the less educated, and the uninsured are more likely to be overweight or obese.
Source: Greenville Forward Health Assessment Survey, 2012
Obesity can be expensive.
Obesity is expensive, for individuals, as well as for the communities in which they live.
Source: South Carolina Obesity Burden Report, 2011