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

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Females Aged 18 or Over (%) in Jamaica from 1975 to 2016
Date Value Variation
2016 33.40 1.83
2015 32.80 1.86
2014 32.20 1.9
2013 31.60 2.27
2012 30.90 1.98
2011 30.30 2.02
2010 29.70 2.06
2009 29.10 2.11
2008 28.50 2.15
2007 27.90 2.2

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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.