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Overweight Or Obese Population in Mexico

Overweight Or Obese Population in Mexico from 2000 to 2016 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2016 72.50 1.68
2012 71.30 9.52
2008 65.10 -0.76
2007 65.60 -5.61
2006 69.50 0.29
2005 69.30 11.24
2000 62.30 N/A

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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.