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Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Italy

Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Italy from 1994 to 2015 • % of Females
Date % of Females Variation
2015 27.30 -3.19
2014 28.20 2.55
2013 27.50 -0.36
2012 27.60 2.99
2011 26.80 -2.9
2010 27.60 -0.36
2009 27.70 2.21
2008 27.10 -1.81
2007 27.60 2.99
2006 26.80 2.29

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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.