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Body mass index of individuals in England 2015, by gender and household income

This statistic displays the mean body mass index of overweight individuals, by gender and household income in 2015, in England. In this year, men in the highest income quintile had a mean body mass index of 25.9 kilograms per square meter and women in the same income quintile had a BMI of 25.9 kilograms per square meter.

Mean body mass index of individuals in England in 2015, by gender and household income

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Source

Release date

December 2016

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

2015

Number of respondents

5,639*

Age group

16-85 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Weighted bases: n (men) = 2,786. n (women)= 2,853
The source provides the following information:
- underweight: less than 18.5 kilograms per square meter.
- normal weight: 18.5 to less than 25 kilograms per square meter.
- overweight: 25 to less than 30 kilograms per square meter.
- obese excluding morbidly obese: 30 to less than 40 kilograms per square meter.
- morbidly obese: 40 kilograms per square meter or more.

Based on those with valid height and weight measurements.

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