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Prevalence of overweight, female (% of female adults) in Nicaragua

Prevalence of overweight, female (% of female adults) in Nicaragua from 1975 to 2016
Date Value Variation
2016 61.40 0.99
2015 60.80 0.83
2014 60.30 1.01
2013 59.70 0.84
2012 59.20 1.02
2011 58.60 0.86
2010 58.10 1.04
2009 57.50 1.05
2008 56.90 0.89
2007 56.40 1.08

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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.