- African American women have the highest rates of being overweight or obese compared to other groups in the U.S. About four out of five African American women are overweight or obese.
- In 2010, African Americans were 1.4 times as likely to be obese as Non- Hispanic Whites.
- In 2010, African American women were 70% more likely to be obese than Non-Hispanic White women.
- In 2007-2010, African American girls were 80% more likely to be overweight than Non-Hispanic White girls
Lorraine and I with our friends first time racers Lamar and Ronnie and Eric