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11:24 UK time, Tuesday, 23 October 2007

Only 7% of people in East Asia are obese, according to a global snapshot survey published in the journal Circulation. This compares with 36% of people in Canada and 27% of all women (24% all men) throughout the world. The study considered 168,159 adults visiting their primary care doctors in 63 countries - but not the US - across five continents.

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