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Prevalence Of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or Over (%) in Tanzania

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or Over (%) in Tanzania from 1975 to 2014
Date Value Variation
2014 2.50 4.17
2013 2.40 9.09
2012 2.20 4.76
2011 2.10 5
2010 2.00 5.26
2009 1.90 11.76
2008 1.70 6.25
2007 1.60 6.67
2006 1.50 =
2005 1.50 7.14

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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.