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Global overweight and obesity in adults

Overweight and obesity in adults from selected countries around the world

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The chart presents the combined % overweight & obesity BMI (≥25 kg/m²) and obesity (BMI ≥30 kg/m²) in countries with appropriate available data from selected countries around the world by gender. The countries are selected on the appropriateness and availability of the data. The surveys are not strictly comparable because of differences in age range and methodology. With the limited data available, prevalence’s are not age standardised. Sources and references are available from [email protected] ©World Obesity Federation, (Last reviewed August 2019)

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