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

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or Over (%) in the US from 1975 to 2014
Date Value Variation
2014 33.60 2.13
2013 32.90 2.17
2012 32.20 2.22
2011 31.50 1.94
2010 30.90 1.98
2009 30.30 2.36
2008 29.60 2.42
2007 28.90 2.48
2006 28.20 2.55
2005 27.50 3

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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.