Field Detail
Theme Health
Code PH-NCD-1.3
Sub-theme Non-Communicable Diseases
Name Prevalence of obese adults (aged 25-64) BMI ≥ 30
Definition Prevalence of people aged 25 to 64 with a body mass index (BMI) ≥ 30
Calculation/Formula (Number of obese (BMI ≥ 30) adults aged 25-64 years / Total population aged 25-64 years) 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 obese (BMI ≥ 30) adults aged 25-64 years
Denominator Total population aged 25-64 years
Factor x 100