Overweight & Obesity

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Men are more likely than women to report weight levels that are considered obese.
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Country
= Women, %, 2012
= Men, %, 2012
Korea KOR 1.6 2.1
Switzerland CHE 7.7 8.1
Italy ITA 9.4 10
Norway NOR 8 10
Sweden SWE 10.5 11
Netherlands NLD 12.6 11.4
Chile CHL 14.5 12.1
Austria AUT 12.7 12.4
France FRA 13.4 12.9
Denmark DNK 13.1 13.4
Belgium BEL 14.4 13.8
Germany DEU 13.8 14.7
Ireland IRL 13 15
OECD OECD 14.8 15
Slovak Republic SVK 15.7 15.1
Portugal PRT 16.1 15.4
Israel ISR 15.4 15.7
Poland POL 15.2 15.8
Slovenia SVN 15.8 16.4
Finland FIN 16 16.6
Spain ESP 15.6 16.6
Estonia EST 16.8 16.9
Turkey TUR 21 16.9
Greece GRC 17.3 17.3
Czech Republic CZE 17.5 17.4
Canada CAN 16.3 17.7
Hungary HUN 18.8 20
Iceland ISL 19.3 21
Australia AUS 20.3 21.3
United States USA 27.9 28.5