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Prevalence Of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or Over (%) in Costa Rica

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or Over (%) in Costa Rica from 1975 to 2016
Date Value Variation
2016 21.10 3.94
2015 20.30 3.57
2014 19.60 3.7
2013 18.90 4.42
2012 18.10 4.02
2011 17.40 4.19
2010 16.70 4.37
2009 16.00 3.9
2008 15.40 4.76
2007 14.70 5

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Main Obesity Indicators

  • Overweight Prevalence

    Proportion or number of people in a specified population who are overweight/obese. Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health. Body Mass Index (BMI) is a simple index of weight-for-height that is commonly used to classify overweight and obesity in adults. It is defined as a person's weight in kilograms divided by the square of his heigt in meters (kg/sqm). Overweight is a BMI greater than or equal to 25; obesity is a BMI greater than or equal to 30. Based on: World Health Organization.