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

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or Over (%) in Jamaica from 1975 to 2016
Date Value Variation
2016 15.30 4.08
2015 14.70 4.26
2014 14.10 3.68
2013 13.60 4.62
2012 13.00 4
2011 12.50 4.17
2010 12.00 4.35
2009 11.50 3.6
2008 11.10 4.72
2007 10.60 3.92

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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.