NUMBER OF OVERWEIGHT MEN IN INDIA DOUBLES IN 10 YEARS
The proportion of overweight men in India has doubled over the past decade, according to a latest government health survey which also found that one in five women are now overweight.
According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) whose survey period was between 2015-16, the number of men (adults age 15-49 years) who are overweight or obese was 18.6% while the NFHS-3 data collected in 2005-06 showed 9.3% men were overweight or obese.
- 03 Mar 2017
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