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Obesity prevalence

Children, 2019-2020

Survey type:Measured
Age:0-5
Sample size:1229
Area covered:National
References:Kosovo Agency of Statistics and UNICEF. 2020. 2019–2020 Kosovo Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey and 2019– 2020 Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Communities Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey, Survey Findings Report. Prishtina, Kosovo: Kosovo Agency of Statistics and UNICEF. Available at https://mics-surveys-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/MICS6/Europe%20and%20Central%20Asia/Kosovo%20under%20UNSC%20res.%201244/2019-2020/Survey%20findings/Kosovo%20%28UNSCR%201244%29%20%28National%20and%20Roma%2C%20Ashkali%20and%20Egyptian%20Communities%29%202019-20%20MICS-SFR_English.pdf (last accessed on 11.05.21)
Notes:Infants
Definitions:Weight for Height + 2SD-3SD +> 3SD
Cutoffs:Other

Overweight/obesity by education

Children, 2019-2020

Survey type:Measured
Sample size:1229
Area covered:National
References:Kosovo Agency of Statistics and UNICEF. 2020. 2019–2020 Kosovo Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey and 2019– 2020 Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Communities Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey, Survey Findings Report. Prishtina, Kosovo: Kosovo Agency of Statistics and UNICEF. Available at https://mics-surveys-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/MICS6/Europe%20and%20Central%20Asia/Kosovo%20under%20UNSC%20res.%201244/2019-2020/Survey%20findings/Kosovo%20%28UNSCR%201244%29%20%28National%20and%20Roma%2C%20Ashkali%20and%20Egyptian%20Communities%29%202019-20%20MICS-SFR_English.pdf (last accessed on 11.05.21)
Notes:Infants Pre-Primary and Lower Secondary were excluded as sample sizes too small
Definitions:Weight for Height + 2SD-3SD +> 3SD
Cutoffs:Other

Overweight/obesity by region

Children, 2019-2020

Survey type:Measured
Sample size:1229
Area covered:National
References:Kosovo Agency of Statistics and UNICEF. 2020. 2019–2020 Kosovo Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey and 2019– 2020 Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Communities Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey, Survey Findings Report. Prishtina, Kosovo: Kosovo Agency of Statistics and UNICEF. Available at https://mics-surveys-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/MICS6/Europe%20and%20Central%20Asia/Kosovo%20under%20UNSC%20res.%201244/2019-2020/Survey%20findings/Kosovo%20%28UNSCR%201244%29%20%28National%20and%20Roma%2C%20Ashkali%20and%20Egyptian%20Communities%29%202019-20%20MICS-SFR_English.pdf (last accessed on 11.05.21)
Notes:Infants
Definitions:Weight for Height + 2SD-3SD +> 3SD

Overweight/obesity by socio-economic group

Children, 2019-2020

Survey type:Measured
Sample size:1229
Area covered:National
References:Kosovo Agency of Statistics and UNICEF. 2020. 2019–2020 Kosovo Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey and 2019– 2020 Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Communities Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey, Survey Findings Report. Prishtina, Kosovo: Kosovo Agency of Statistics and UNICEF. Available at https://mics-surveys-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/MICS6/Europe%20and%20Central%20Asia/Kosovo%20under%20UNSC%20res.%201244/2019-2020/Survey%20findings/Kosovo%20%28UNSCR%201244%29%20%28National%20and%20Roma%2C%20Ashkali%20and%20Egyptian%20Communities%29%202019-20%20MICS-SFR_English.pdf (last accessed on 11.05.21)
Notes:Infants only
Definitions:Weight for Height + 2SD-3SD +> 3SD
Cutoffs:Other

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