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Prevalence of Adult Body-Mass Index: BMI Compare

on Mon, 04/11/2016 - 02:20

This visualization allows you to compare the trends of age-standardized prevalence of adult body-mass index categories of a selected country with a selected region and the world.

Diabetes and Obesity are on the Rise

on Sat, 04/09/2016 - 14:43

This visualization aims to show that both prevalence of diabetes mellitus and obesity are on the rise in every country from 1980 to 2014, and illustrate the association of both health conditions.

Four Decades of Prevalence in Body-Mass Index Categories

on Sun, 04/03/2016 - 16:12

This blog post presents an interactive data visualization on four decades (from 1975 to 2014) of prevalence in adult body-mass index (BMI) in the World and 200 countries. It supports the urgent call for developing and implementing policies and actions to stop the current trends in obesity.

Trends in Adults Body-Mass Index: Imperative to Develop and Implement Policies to Address Obesity

on Sat, 04/02/2016 - 21:32

This blog post presents information about the trends in adult body-mass index, highlighting underweight and obesity in the World, regions and countries from 1975 to 2014, and their forecast through 2025. It also calls for urgent development and implementation of policies to address obesity.