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Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Iceland

Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Iceland from 1990 to 2015 • % of Males
Date % of Males Variation
2015 47.00 -3.29
2012 48.60 10.45
2010 44.00 -7.76
2007 47.70 6.95
2002 44.60 37.23
1990 32.50 N/A

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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.