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Theme Health
Code PH-NCD-1.2
Sub-theme Non-Communicable Diseases
Name Prevalence of overweight or obese adults - BMI >= 25.0
Definition Indicate levels of risk of NCDs
Calculation/Formula (Number of overweight or obese adults aged 25-64 years with BMI >= 25.0 / Total population aged 25-64) x 100
Range (eg Age) 25-64 years
Purpose/Rationale Indicates levels of risks of NCDs. Monitors impact of food and nutrition programmes and the nutrition and health status of adults
Policy Linkages Pacific Food Security Framework for Action
Preferred Data Sources WHO-STEPS
Alternative_Data Sources DHS
Census - HIES - DHS tag DHS/ STEPs surveys
Primary Data Collection System Survey - National Statistics Office
Frequency of Data Collection 5 years
SPC Responsibility - Data Management PHD
SPC Programme PHD
Numerator Number of overweight or obese adults aged 25-64 years with BMI >= 25.0
Denominator Total population aged 25-64 years