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

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or Over (%) in India from 1975 to 2016
Date Value Variation
2016 2.70 3.85
2015 2.60 8.33
2014 2.40 4.35
2013 2.30 9.52
2012 2.10 5
2011 2.00 5.26
2010 1.90 11.76
2009 1.70 6.25
2008 1.60 6.67
2007 1.50 7.14

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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.