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Contact: Phil Ciciora
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Sheldon H. Jacobson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Caption: The surge in passenger vehicle usage in the U.S. between the 1950s and today may be associated with surging levels of obesity, says Sheldon H. Jacobson, a University of Illinois researcher who specializes in statistics and data analysis.

Credit: L. Brian Stauffer

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