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From: Morbid obesity in women on the rise: an observational, population-based study

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Title: The prevalence of overweight and obesity according to BMI, for women residing in south-eastern Australia during 1993–7 and 2004–8. Legend: The stacked column histogram displays the prevalence of morbid (class III) obesity (BMI ≥ 40.0 kg/m2), class II obesity (BMI 35.0-39.9 kg/m2), class I obesity (BMI 30.0-34.9 kg/m2), overweight (BMI 25.0-29.9 kg/m2), normal weight (BMI 18.5-24.9 kg/m2), and underweight (BMI < 18.5 kg/m2). Data are age-standardised to the 2006 census population figures for the Barwon Statistical Division (ABS Catalogue No. 2001.0) and presented for two time periods, 1993–7 and 2004–8.

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