Obesity and Urban Planning: Bronx Vs. Manhattan

Thursday, July 30, 2009 10:04
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If New York is the city that never sleeps, then the Bronx is an insomniac that raids the refrigerator at midnight for a late-night snack.

When the CDC’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System analyzed data from 2003, they discovered that of NYC’s five boroughs, the Bronx had the highest percentage of overweight and obese citizens at over 62 percent.

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