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

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or Over (%) in South Africa from 1975 to 2014
Date Value Variation
2014 14.50 4.32
2013 13.90 4.51
2012 13.30 4.72
2011 12.70 4.96
2010 12.10 5.22
2009 11.50 4.55
2008 11.00 5.77
2007 10.40 5.05
2006 9.90 5.32
2005 9.40 4.44

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Main Obesity Indicators

  • Overweight And Obesity

    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.