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

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Females Aged 18 or Over (%) in Botswana from 1975 to 2016
Date Value Variation
2016 29.30 1.38
2015 28.90 1.76
2014 28.40 1.79
2013 27.90 1.45
2012 27.50 1.85
2011 27.00 1.89
2010 26.50 1.53
2009 26.10 1.95
2008 25.60 1.99
2007 25.10 2.03

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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.