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

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Females Aged 18 or Over (%) in Rwanda from 1975 to 2014
Date Value Variation
2014 6.50 6.56
2013 6.10 7.02
2012 5.70 7.55
2011 5.30 6
2010 5.00 6.38
2009 4.70 9.3
2008 4.30 7.5
2007 4.00 8.11
2006 3.70 5.71
2005 3.50 9.37

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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.