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Trends in overweight and obesity in Chinese adults

Trends in prevalence of overweight and obesity in Chinese adults

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The figure highlights the trend in % prevalence of overweight and obesity (BMI ≥ 25 kg/m²) in adults living in China by gender and region (Urban/Rural). Data from: Xi, B., Liang, Y., He, T., Reilly, K. H., Hu, Y., Wang, Q., Yan, Y. and Mi, J. (2012), Secular trends in the prevalence of general and abdominal obesity among Chinese adults, 1993–2009. Obesity Reviews, 13: 287–296. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-789X.2011.00944.x © World Obesity Federation, London, August 2015. No reproduction without permission. For permissions please email [email protected] with detail of use for reproduction.
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