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

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Females Aged 18 or Over (%) in Philippines from 1975 to 2014
Date Value Variation
2014 7.00 4.48
2013 6.70 4.69
2012 6.40 4.92
2011 6.10 5.17
2010 5.80 5.45
2009 5.50 3.77
2008 5.30 6
2007 5.00 4.17
2006 4.80 4.35
2005 4.60 4.55

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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.