A new Gallup poll shows that just over 27 percent of adults in the United States are obese, the highest rate since the measure was tracked beginning in 2008. That rate includes a new high among those considered “morbidly obese.” The current Gallup data doesn’t include a state-by-state breakdown, but does compare age groups, income […]
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According to a Gallup poll, eight in 10 Americans report eating at fast-food restaurants at least monthly, with almost half saying they eat fast food at least weekly. Only 4 percent say they never eat at fast-food restaurants. But slightly fewer Americans eat fast food weekly now than did so in 2006, when Gallup last […]
U.S. worry about global warming is heading back up after several years of expanded public skepticism. Views on the subject are now near the midpoint in Gallup trends, exemplified by the 58% of Americans who say they worry a great deal or fair amount about global warming. This is up from 51% in 2011 but […]
According to new Gallup well-being rankings, doctors in the United States lead all major occupational groups in overall well being, followed by school teachers and business owners. Transportation workers have the lowest well-being scores, behind manufacturing and production workers.