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Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Brazil

Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Brazil from 2003 to 2015 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2015 17.00 1.19
2014 16.80 -4
2013 17.50 0.57
2012 17.40 8.75
2011 16.00 5.96
2010 15.10 5.59
2009 14.30 4.38
2008 13.70 3.01
2007 13.30 12.71
2006 11.80 6.31

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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.