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Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Brazil

Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Brazil from 2003 to 2015 • % of Males
Date % of Males Variation
2015 18.00 -2.7
2014 18.50 5.71
2013 17.50 6.06
2012 16.50 7.14
2011 15.40 6.94
2010 14.40 3.6
2009 13.90 3.73
2008 13.40 -1.47
2007 13.60 19.3
2006 11.40 28.09

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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.