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Obese Population in Mexico

Obese Population in Mexico from 2000 to 2016 • % of Females
Date % of Females Variation
2016 38.60 2.93
2012 37.50 8.7
2006 34.50 -0.58
2005 34.70 21.33
2000 28.60 N/A

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Overweight Prevalence in other Countries

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.