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

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Females Aged 18 or Over (%) in Portugal from 1975 to 2014
Date Value Variation
2014 19.80 1.54
2013 19.50 2.09
2012 19.10 1.6
2011 18.80 1.62
2010 18.50 2.21
2009 18.10 1.69
2008 17.80 2.3
2007 17.40 1.75
2006 17.10 1.79
2005 16.80 2.44

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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.