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Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Iceland

Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Iceland from 1990 to 2015 • % of Males
Date % of Males Variation
2015 19.20 -9.86
2012 21.30 -6.17
2010 22.70 20.11
2007 18.90 52.42
2002 12.40 90.77
1990 6.50 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.