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Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Sweden

Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Sweden from 1981 to 2015 • % of Males
Date % of Males Variation
2015 12.30 =
2014 12.30 1.65
2013 12.10 3.42
2012 11.70 0.86
2011 11.60 -3.33
2010 12.00 6.19
2009 11.30 6.6
2008 10.60 -1.85
2007 10.80 4.85
2006 10.30 -9.65

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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.