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Prevalence Of Obesity Among Females Aged 18 or Over (%) in Libya

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Females Aged 18 or Over (%) in Libya from 1975 to 2014
Date Value Variation
2014 36.60 0.83
2013 36.30 0.83
2012 36.00 0.84
2011 35.70 -0.56
2010 35.90 1.41
2009 35.40 1.72
2008 34.80 1.46
2007 34.30 1.78
2006 33.70 1.51
2005 33.20 1.53

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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.