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VIDEO: Tracking Sudbury's obesity challenge

A recent study put out by Statistics Canada indicates that Greater Sudbury is the second most obese city of its kind in the country. At 33.8 per cent, 9 per cent above the national average.
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Statistics Canada explored body mass index and population structure to determine obesity rates.
A recent study put out by Statistics Canada indicates that Greater Sudbury is the second most obese city of its kind in the country. At 33.8 per cent, 9 per cent above the national average.

The statisticians behind the study explored body mass index and population structure to determine obesity rates.

NorthernLife.ca spoke with an obesity research professor at Laurentian University and the regional director of bariatric surgery at Health Sciences North to discuss some possible socio-economic determinants and unique factors that could possibly contribute to the alarmingly high rate.



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