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

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or Over (%) in Mauritania from 1975 to 2016
Date Value Variation
2016 6.60 4.76
2015 6.30 5
2014 6.00 5.26
2013 5.70 5.56
2012 5.40 3.85
2011 5.20 6.12
2010 4.90 4.26
2009 4.70 6.82
2008 4.40 4.76
2007 4.20 5

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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.