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Overweight Or Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Sweden

Overweight Or Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Sweden from 1998 to 2015 • % of Females
Date % of Females Variation
2015 41.10 3.01
2014 39.90 1.01
2013 39.50 =
2012 39.50 1.28
2011 39.00 0.52
2010 38.80 2.37
2009 37.90 2.71
2008 36.90 -0.27
2007 37.00 7.25
2006 34.50 -5.74

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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.