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Obesity prevalence

Adults, 2014

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:18+
Area covered:National
References:Eurostat Database:http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=hlth_ehis_bm1e&lang=en (last accessed 25.08.20)
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Adults, 1992

Survey type:Measured
Age:30-60
Sample size:1624
References:Heitman BL. 10 Year trends in overweight and obesity among Danish men and women aged 30-60 years. International Journal of Obesiy (2000);24:1347-1352
Notes:Note: 2017 data is available however it is self-report - available from: https://www.sst.dk/da/udgivelser/2018/~/media/73EADC242CDB46BD8ABF9DE895A6132C.ashx [Accessed 23rd January 2019].
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Adults, 1982

Survey type:Measured
Age:30-60
Sample size:3784
References:Heitman BL. 10 Year trends in overweight and obesity among Danish men and women aged 30-60 years. International Journal of Obesiy (2000);24:1347-1352
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Children, 2007-2009

Survey type:Measured
Age:14-16
Sample size:7541
Area covered:Regional
References:Krue, S. and Coolidge, J. (2010), The prevalence of overweight and obesity among Danish school children. Obesity Reviews, 11: 489–491. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-789X.2010.00732.x
Notes:14 Regions included 90th & 97th Centile Cut Off
Cutoffs:Other

Children, 1996-1997

Survey type:Measured
Age:5-16
Sample size:11211
Area covered:National
References:Nielson A. (2000). National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen. Personnal Communication data re-analyzed. Denmark
Notes:IOTF Cut off. Reference: Cole TJ, Bellizzi MC, Flegal KM, Dietz WH. Establishing a standard definition for child overweight and obesity worldwide: International survey. BMJ. 2000 May 6;320(7244):1240-3.
Cutoffs:IOTF

Overweight/obesity by age and education

Men, 2014

Survey type:Self-reported
Area covered:National
References:Eurostat Database:http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=hlth_ehis_bm1e&lang=en (last accessed 25.08.20)
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Women, 2014

Survey type:Self-reported
Area covered:National
References:Eurostat Database:http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=hlth_ehis_bm1e&lang=en (last accessed 25.08.20)
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Overweight/obesity by education

Men, 2014

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:18+
Area covered:National
References:Eurostat Database:http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=hlth_ehis_bm1e&lang=en (last accessed 9 November 2016)
Notes:Total sample size in EU = 35100 (Age 18+) Less than primary, primary and lower secondary education (levels 0-2) Upper secondary and post-secondary non-tertiary education (levels 3 and 4) Tertiary education (levels 5-8)
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Women, 2014

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:18+
Area covered:National
References:Eurostat Database:http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=hlth_ehis_bm1e&lang=en (last accessed 9 November 2016)
Notes:Total sample size in EU = 35100 (Age 18+) Less than primary, primary and lower secondary education (levels 0-2) Upper secondary and post-secondary non-tertiary education (levels 3 and 4) Tertiary education (levels 5-8)
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Men, 2010

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:25+
Sample size:104833
Area covered:Regional
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Women, 2010

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:25+
Sample size:104833
Area covered:Regional
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Men, 2006-2007

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:25+
Sample size:69710
Area covered:Regional
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Women, 2006-2007

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:25+
Sample size:69710
Area covered:Regional
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Boys, 2003-2010

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:7
Sample size:44 204
Area covered:National
References:Morgen CS, Andersen PK, Mortensen LH, et al. Socioeconomic disparities in birth weight and body mass index during infancy through age 7 years: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort. BMJ Open. 2017;7(1):e011781. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011781.
Notes:Prevalence of overweight by Maternal Education Level. IOTF BMI cut-offs used
Cutoffs:IOTF

Girls, 2003-2010

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:7
Sample size:44 204
Area covered:National
References:Morgen CS, Andersen PK, Mortensen LH, et al. Socioeconomic disparities in birth weight and body mass index during infancy through age 7 years: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort. BMJ Open. 2017;7(1):e011781. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011781.
Notes:Prevalence of overweight by Maternal Education Level. IOTF BMI cut-offs used
Cutoffs:IOTF

Overweight/obesity by age

Adults, 2017

Survey type:Self-reported
Sample size:171,126
Area covered:National
References:Sundhedsstyrelsen 2017. DANSKERNES SUNDHED DEN NATIONALE SUNDHEDSPROFIL 2017. Available from: https://www.sst.dk/da/udgivelser/2018/~/media/73EADC242CDB46BD8ABF9DE895A6132C.ashx. [Last Accessed 23rd January 2019].
Notes:This data is Self-report.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Adults, 2005

Survey type:Self-reported
Sample size:14487
Area covered:National
References:WHO Infobase. Ekholm O, Kjøller M, Davidsen M, Hesse U, Eriksen L, Illemeann Christensen A, Grønbæk M. Sundhed og sygelighed i Danmark 2005 & udviklingen siden 1987. København, Staten Institut for Folkesundhed, 2006.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Adults, 2000

Survey type:Self-reported
Sample size:16401
Area covered:National
References:WHO INFOBASE data orginally from http://www.si-folkesundhed.dk/Udgivelser/B%C3%B8ger%20og%20rapporter/2002/1508%20Sundhed%20og%20sygelighed%20i%20Danmark.aspx
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Adults, 1995

Survey type:Measured
Sample size:1316
Area covered:National
References:Provided by WHO EUROPE
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Children, 1996-1997

Survey type:Measured
Sample size:11211
Area covered:National
References:Nielson A, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen. Personal communication data re-analysed 2000 (Denmark)
Cutoffs:IOTF

Overweight/obesity by region

Men, 2010

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:25+
Sample size:104833
Area covered:11 Regions
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Women, 2010

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:25+
Sample size:104833
Area covered:11 Regions
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Men, 2010

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:16-79
Sample size:104833
Area covered:11 Regions
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Women, 2010

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:16-79
Sample size:104833
Area covered:11 Regions
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Men, 2006-2007

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:25+
Sample size:69710
Area covered:11 Regions
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Women, 2006-2007

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:25+
Sample size:69710
Area covered:11 Regions
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Men, 2006-2007

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:25+
Sample size:69710
Area covered:11 Regions
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Women, 2006-2007

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:25+
Sample size:69710
Area covered:11 Regions
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Overweight/obesity by age and region

Men, 2014

Survey type:Self-reported
Area covered:National
References:Eurostat http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=hlth_ehis_bm1u&lang=en (last accessed 25.08.20)
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Women, 2014

Survey type:Self-reported
Area covered:National
References:Eurostat http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=hlth_ehis_bm1u&lang=en (last accessed 25.08.20)
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Overweight/obesity by age and socio-economic group

Adults, 2014

Survey type:Self-reported
Area covered:National
References:Eurostat Database http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=hlth_ehis_bm1i&lang=en (last accessed 25.08.20)
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Men, 2014

Survey type:Self-reported
Area covered:National
References:Eurostat Database http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=hlth_ehis_bm1i&lang=en (last accessed 25.08.20)
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Women, 2014

Survey type:Self-reported
Area covered:National
References:Eurostat Database http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=hlth_ehis_bm1i&lang=en (last accessed 25.08.20)
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Overweight/obesity by socio-economic group

Men, 2014

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:18+
Sample size:Total sample number in EU: 35100 (Age 18+)
Area covered:National
References:EUROSTAT Database: http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=hlth_ehis_bm1i&lang=en (last accessed 9 November 2016)
Notes:1st Quintile (lowest income), 5th Quintile (highest income) Please note where data = zero, there were insufficient data.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Women, 2014

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:18+
Sample size:Total sample number in EU: 35100 (Age 18+)
Area covered:National
References:EUROSTAT Database: http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/show.do?dataset=hlth_ehis_bm1i&lang=en (last accessed 9 November 2016)
Notes:1st Quintile (lowest income), 5th Quintile (highest income) Please note where data = zero, there were insufficient data.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Men, 2010

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:25+
Sample size:104833
Area covered:Regional
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Women, 2010

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:25+
Sample size:104833
Area covered:Regional
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Men, 2006-2007

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:25+
Sample size:69710
Area covered:Regional
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Women, 2006-2007

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:25+
Sample size:69710
Area covered:Regional
References:Toft U, Vinding AL, Larsen FB, Hvidberg MF, Robinson KM, Glümer C. The development in body mass index, overweight and obesity in three regions in Denmark. Eur J Public Health. 2015 Apr;25(2):273-8. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cku175. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Boys, 2003-2010

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:7
Sample size:44,204
Area covered:National
References:Morgen CS, Andersen PK, Mortensen LH, et al. Socioeconomic disparities in birth weight and body mass index during infancy through age 7 years: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort. BMJ Open. 2017;7(1):e011781. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011781.
Notes:Prevalence of overweight by household income (%) IOTF BMI cut-offs used
Cutoffs:IOTF

Girls, 2003-2010

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:7
Sample size:44,204
Area covered:National
References:Morgen CS, Andersen PK, Mortensen LH, et al. Socioeconomic disparities in birth weight and body mass index during infancy through age 7 years: a study within the Danish National Birth Cohort. BMJ Open. 2017;7(1):e011781. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011781.
Notes:Prevalence of overweight by household income (%) IOTF BMI cut-offs used
Cutoffs:IOTF

Insufficient physical activity

Adults, 2016

References:Guthold R, Stevens GA, Riley LM, Bull FC. Worldwide trends in insufficient physical activity from 2001 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 358 population-based surveys with 1.9 million participants. Lancet 2018 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30357-7

Men, 2016

References:Guthold R, Stevens GA, Riley LM, Bull FC. Worldwide trends in insufficient physical activity from 2001 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 358 population-based surveys with 1.9 million participants. Lancet 2018 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30357-7

Women, 2016

References:Guthold R, Stevens GA, Riley LM, Bull FC. Worldwide trends in insufficient physical activity from 2001 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 358 population-based surveys with 1.9 million participants. Lancet 2018 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30357-7

Children, 2010

Age:11-17
References:Global Health Observatory data repository, World Health Organisation, http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.A893?lang=en
Notes:% of school going adolescents not meeting WHO recommendations on Physical Activity for Health, i.e. doing less than 60 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity daily.
Definitions:% Adolescents insufficiently active (age standardised estimate)

Boys, 2010

Age:11-17
References:Global Health Observatory data repository, World Health Organisation, http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.A893?lang=en
Notes:% of school going adolescents not meeting WHO recommendations on Physical Activity for Health, i.e. doing less than 60 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity daily.
Definitions:% Adolescents insufficiently active (age standardised estimate)

Girls, 2010

Age:11-17
References:Global Health Observatory data repository, World Health Organisation, http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.A893?lang=en
Notes:% of school going adolescents not meeting WHO recommendations on Physical Activity for Health, i.e. doing less than 60 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity daily.
Definitions:% Adolescents insufficiently active (age standardised estimate)

Sugar consumption

Adults, 2016

References:Source: Euromonitor International
Definitions:Sugar consumption (Number of 500g sugar portions/person/month)

Estimated per-capita sugar sweetened beverages intake

Adults, 2016

References:Source: Euromonitor International

Prevalence of at least daily carbonated soft drink consumption

Children, 2014

Survey type:Measured
References:World Health Organization. (2017). Adolescent obesity and related behaviours: Trends and inequalities in the who european region, 2002-2014: observations from the Health Behavior in School-aged Children (HBSC) WHO collaborative cross-national study (J. Inchley, D. Currie, J. Jewel, J. Breda, & V. Barnekow, Eds.). World Health Organization. Sourced from Food Systems Dashboard http://www.foodsystemsdashboard.org
Notes:15-year-old adolescents
Definitions:Prevalence of at least daily carbonated soft drink consumption (% of at least daily carbonated soft drink consumption)

Prevalence of confectionery consumption

Adults, 2016

References:Source: Euromonitor International
Definitions:Prevalence of confectionery consumption (Number of 50g confectionery portions/person/month)

Prevalence of sweet/savoury snack consumption

Adults, 2016

References:Source: Euromonitor International
Definitions:Prevalence of sweet/savoury snack consumption (Number of 35g sweet/savoury snack portions/person/month)

Estimated per-capita fruit intake

Adults, 2017

Survey type:Measured
Age:25+
References:Global Burden of Disease, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation http://ghdx.healthdata.org/
Definitions:Estimated per-capita fruit intake (g/day)

Prevalence of less-than-daily fruit consumption

Children, 2014

Survey type:Measured
References:Global School-based Student Health Surveys. Beal et al (2019). Global Patterns of Adolescent Fruit, Vegetable, Carbonated Soft Drink, and Fast-food consumption: A meta-analysis of global school-based student health surveys. Food and Nutrition Bulletin. https://doi.org/10.1177/0379572119848287. Sourced from Food Systems Dashboard http://www.foodsystemsdashboard.org/food-system
Definitions:Prevalence of less-than-daily fruit consumption (% less-than-daily fruit consumption)

Prevalence of less-than-daily vegetable consumption

Children, 2014

Survey type:Measured
Age:12-17
References:Beal et al. (2019). Global Patterns of Adolescent Fruit, Vegetable, Carbonated Soft Drink, and Fast-food consumption: A meta-analysis of global school-based student health surveys. Food and Nutrition Bulletin. https://doi.org/10.1177/0379572119848287 sourced from Food Systems Dashboard http://www.foodsystemsdashboard.org/food-system
Definitions:Prevalence of less-than-daily vegetable consumption (% less-than-daily vegetable consumption)

Estimated per-capita processed meat intake

Adults, 2017

Survey type:Measured
Age:25+
References:Global Burden of Disease, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation http://ghdx.healthdata.org/
Definitions:Estimated per-capita processed meat intake (g per day)

Estimated per-capita whole grains intake

Adults, 2017

Survey type:Measured
Age:25+
References:Global Burden of Disease, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation http://ghdx.healthdata.org/
Definitions:Estimated per-capita whole grains intake (g/day)

Mental health - depression disorders

Adults, 2015

References:Prevalence data from Global Burden of Disease study 2015 (http://ghdx.healthdata.org) published in: Depression and Other Common Mental Disorders: Global Health Estimates. Geneva:World Health Organization; 2017. Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO.
Definitions:% of population with depression disorders

Mental health - anxiety disorders

Adults, 2015

References:Prevalence data from Global Burden of Disease study 2015 (http://ghdx.healthdata.org) published in: Depression and Other Common Mental Disorders: Global Health Estimates. Geneva:World Health Organization; 2017. Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO.
Definitions:% of population with anxiety disorders

Oesophageal cancer

Men, 2018

Age:20+
References:Global Cancer Observatory, Cancer incidence rates http://gco.iarc.fr/ (last accessed 30th June 2020)
Definitions:Estimated age-standardized incidence rates (World) in 2018, oesophagus, adults ages 20+. ASR (World) per 100,000

Women, 2018

Age:20+
References:Global Cancer Observatory, Cancer incidence rates http://gco.iarc.fr/ (last accessed 30th June 2020)
Definitions:Estimated age-standardized incidence rates (World) in 2018, oesophagus, adults ages 20+. ASR (World) per 100,000

Breast cancer

Women, 2018

Age:20+
References:Global Cancer Observatory, Cancer incidence rates http://gco.iarc.fr/ (last accessed 30th June 2020)
Definitions:Estimated age-standardized incidence rates (World) in 2018, breast, females, ages 20+. ASR (World) per 100,000

Colorectal cancer

Men, 2018

Age:20+
References:Global Cancer Observatory, Cancer incidence rates http://gco.iarc.fr/ (last accessed 30th June 2020)
Definitions:Estimated age-standardized incidence rates (World) in 2018, colorectum, adults, ages 20+. ASR (World) per 100,000

Women, 2018

Age:20+
References:Global Cancer Observatory, Cancer incidence rates http://gco.iarc.fr/ (last accessed 30th June 2020)
Definitions:Estimated age-standardized incidence rates (World) in 2018, colorectum, adults, ages 20+. ASR (World) per 100,000

Pancreatic cancer

Men, 2018

Age:20+
References:Global Cancer Observatory, Cancer incidence rates http://gco.iarc.fr/ (last accessed 30th June 2020)
Definitions:Estimated age-standardized incidence rates (World) in 2018, pancreas, adults, ages 20+. ASR (World) per 100,000

Women, 2018

Age:20+
References:Global Cancer Observatory, Cancer incidence rates http://gco.iarc.fr/ (last accessed 30th June 2020)
Definitions:Estimated age-standardized incidence rates (World) in 2018, pancreas, adults, ages 20+. ASR (World) per 100,000

Gallbladder cancer

Men, 2018

Age:20+
References:Global Cancer Observatory, Cancer incidence rates http://gco.iarc.fr/ (last accessed 30th June 2020)
Definitions:Estimated age-standardized incidence rates (World) in 2018, gallbladder, adults, ages 20+. ASR (World) per 100,000

Women, 2018

Age:20+
References:Global Cancer Observatory, Cancer incidence rates http://gco.iarc.fr/ (last accessed 30th June 2020)
Definitions:Estimated age-standardized incidence rates (World) in 2018, gallbladder, adults, ages 20+. ASR (World) per 100,000

Kidney cancer

Men, 2018

Age:20+
References:Global Cancer Observatory, Cancer incidence rates http://gco.iarc.fr/ (last accessed 30th June 2020)
Definitions:Estimated age-standardized incidence rates (World) in 2018, kidney, adults, ages 20+. ASR (World) per 100,000

Women, 2018

Age:20+
References:Global Cancer Observatory, Cancer incidence rates http://gco.iarc.fr/ (last accessed 30th June 2020)
Definitions:Estimated age-standardized incidence rates (World) in 2018, kidney, adults, ages 20+. ASR (World) per 100,000

Cancer of the uterus

Women, 2018

Age:20+
References:Global Cancer Observatory, Cancer incidence rates http://gco.iarc.fr/ (last accessed 30th June 2020)
Definitions:Estimated age-standardized incidence rates (World) in 2018, cervix uteri, females, ages 20+. ASR (World) per 100,000

Raised blood pressure

Adults, 2015

References:Global Health Observatory data repository, World Health Organisation, http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.A875?lang=en
Definitions:Age Standardised estimated % Raised blood pressure 2015 (SBP>=140 OR DBP>=90).

Men, 2015

References:Global Health Observatory data repository, World Health Organisation, http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.A875?lang=en
Definitions:Age Standardised estimated % Raised blood pressure 2015 (SBP>=140 OR DBP>=90).

Women, 2015

References:Global Health Observatory data repository, World Health Organisation, http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.A875?lang=en
Definitions:Age Standardised estimated % Raised blood pressure 2015 (SBP>=140 OR DBP>=90).

Raised cholesterol

Adults, 2008

References:Global Health Observatory data repository, World Health Organisation, http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.A885
Definitions:% Raised total cholesterol (>= 5.0 mmol/L) (age-standardized estimate).

Men, 2008

References:Global Health Observatory data repository, World Health Organisation, http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.A885
Definitions:% Raised total cholesterol (>= 5.0 mmol/L) (age-standardized estimate).

Women, 2008

References:Global Health Observatory data repository, World Health Organisation, http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.A885
Definitions:% Raised total cholesterol (>= 5.0 mmol/L) (age-standardized estimate).

Raised fasting blood glucose

Men, 2014

References:Global Health Observatory data repository, World Health Organisation, http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.A869?lang=en
Definitions:Age Standardised % raised fasting blood glucose (>= 7.0 mmol/L or on medication).

Women, 2014

References:Global Health Observatory data repository, World Health Organisation, http://apps.who.int/gho/data/node.main.A869?lang=en
Definitions:Age Standardised % raised fasting blood glucose (>= 7.0 mmol/L or on medication).

Diabetes prevalence

Adults, 2017

References:Reproduced with kind permission of IDF, International Diabetes Federation. IDF Diabetes Atlas, 8th edition. Brussels, Belgium: International Diabetes Federation, 2017. http://www.diabetesatlas.org
Definitions:Diabetes age-adjusted comparative prevalence (%).

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