World Obesity levels 2002-10
Data CreatorPope, Addy
PublisherUniversity of Edinburgh
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CitationPope, Addy. (2017). World Obesity levels 2002-10, [Dataset]. University of Edinburgh. https://doi.org/10.7488/ds/1941.
DescriptionThis dataset shows the levels of overweight and obese people by country. Data is provided for 2002 and 2010 as a percentage of the total population and is also broken down by sex. Rates of change between 2002 and 2010 are also provided. The data was collated by the World Health Organisation (WHO)(http://www.who.int/gho/ncd/risk_factors/overweight/en/index.html) and was downloaded via the Guardian website (http://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/interactive/2013/feb/19/obesity-map-of-world-weight). GIS vector data. This dataset was first accessioned in the EDINA ShareGeo Open repository on 2014-01-03 and migrated to Edinburgh DataShare on 2017-02-22.
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