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Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Brazil

Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Brazil from 2003 to 2015 • % of Females
Date % of Females Variation
2015 16.20 4.52
2014 15.50 -11.43
2013 17.50 -3.85
2012 18.20 10.3
2011 16.50 5.77
2010 15.60 6.12
2009 14.70 5.76
2008 13.90 6.11
2007 13.10 8.26
2006 12.10 -7.63

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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.