TITLE

Fit or Fat... You'd Be Surprised

AUTHOR(S)
Agoglia, John
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Club Industry (07478283);Sep2003, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the prevalence of obesity in New York City, according to a survey conducted by the New York City Health Department in September 2003. Percentage of residents who are either overweight or obese; Definition of being overweight; Obesity rate in the Bronx; Fitness clubs in the city.
ACCESSION #
11076437

 

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