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

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Females Aged 18 or Over (%) in Jordan from 1975 to 2016
Date Value Variation
2016 43.10 1.41
2015 42.50 1.19
2014 42.00 1.2
2013 41.50 1.22
2012 41.00 1.23
2011 40.50 1.25
2010 40.00 1.27
2009 39.50 1.54
2008 38.90 1.3
2007 38.40 1.32

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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.