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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 2014
Date Value Variation
2014 39.60 1.28
2013 39.10 1.3
2012 38.60 1.58
2011 38.00 1.33
2010 37.50 1.63
2009 36.90 1.65
2008 36.30 1.68
2007 35.70 1.71
2006 35.10 1.74
2005 34.50 1.77

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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.