Percentage of respondents who have a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30.0 kg/m2 calculated from self-reported
weight and height. BMI is calculated by dividing weight in kilograms by the square of height in meters.
How We Calculated the Rates
Number of respondents who have a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30.0 kg/m2 calculated from self-reported weight
Number of respondents aged 18 years and older for whom BMI can be calculated from their self-reported weight and height (excludes
unknowns or refusals for weight and height).
Page Content Updated On 05/22/13,
Published on 05/22/13
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