Adult obesity

  •  22/11/2016
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Adult obesity - Belgium

percentage of population aged 18 years and over

 199720012004200820132013//19972013//2008
Belgium10.812.112.713.813.71.5-0.1
//: average growth rates

Scientific Institute of Public Health (2014), Drieskens, S. État nutritionnel, in: Gisle L., Demarest S. (éd.), Enquête de santé 2013. Rapport 2: Comportements de santé et style de vie, WIV-ISP, Brussels; Scientific Institute of Public Health (2017), Belgian Health Interview Survey - Interactive Analysis, https://hisia.wiv-isp.be/ (consulted on 23/11/2017).

Adult obesity by sex - Belgium

percentage of population aged 18 years and over

 199720012004200820132013//19972013//2008
females10.713.213.315.114.41.9-0.9
males11.111.711.613.013.71.31.1
//: average growth rates

Scientific Institute of Public Health (2014), Drieskens, S. État nutritionnel, in: Gisle L., Demarest S. (éd.), Enquête de santé 2013. Rapport 2: Comportements de santé et style de vie, WIV-ISP, Brussels; Scientific Institute of Public Health (2017), Belgian Health Interview Survey - Interactive Analysis, https://hisia.wiv-isp.be/ (consulted on 23/11/2017).

Adult obesity by education - Belgium

percentage of population aged 18 years and over

 199720012004200820132013//19972013//2008
primary education17.719.919.119.225.22.25.6
lower secondary education12.316.518.519.918.82.7-1.1
higher secondary education11.411.812.714.514.51.50.0
higher education6.76.27.39.18.71.6-0.9
//: average growth rates

Scientific Institute of Public Health (2014), Drieskens, S. État nutritionnel, in: Gisle L., Demarest S. (éd.), Enquête de santé 2013. Rapport 2: Comportements de santé et style de vie, WIV-ISP, Brussels; Scientific Institute of Public Health (2017), Belgian Health Interview Survey - Interactive Analysis, https://hisia.wiv-isp.be/ (consulted on 23/11/2017).

Adult obesity by income - Belgium

percentage of population aged 18 years and over

 199720012004200820132013//19972013//2008
quintile 112.513.914.517.517.82.20.3
quintile 212.015.715.017.717.32.3-0.5
quintile 312.716.115.515.013.30.3-2.4
quintile 49.28.310.711.012.51.92.6
quintile 57.79.07.710.59.81.5-1.4
//: average growth rates

Scientific Institute of Public Health (2014), Drieskens, S. État nutritionnel, in: Gisle L., Demarest S. (éd.), Enquête de santé 2013. Rapport 2: Comportements de santé et style de vie, WIV-ISP, Brussels; Scientific Institute of Public Health (2017), Belgian Health Interview Survey - Interactive Analysis, https://hisia.wiv-isp.be/ (consulted on 23/11/2017).

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