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

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Females Aged 18 or Over (%) in the US from 1975 to 2016
Date Value Variation
2016 37.00 1.65
2015 36.40 1.96
2014 35.70 1.71
2013 35.10 1.74
2012 34.50 1.77
2011 33.90 1.8
2010 33.30 1.83
2009 32.70 1.87
2008 32.10 1.9
2007 31.50 1.94

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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.