Peru Obesity - adult prevalence rate

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Obesity - adult prevalence rate: 15.7% (2008)

Definition: This entry gives the percent of a country's population considered to be obese. Obesity is defined as an adult having a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater to or equal to 30.0. BMI is calculated by taking a person's weight in kg and dividing it by the person's squared height in meters.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of December 6, 2013

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