Kōrero: Body shape and dieting

Child obesity: overweight and obese children in OECD countries (2 o 2)

Child obesity: overweight and obese children in OECD countries

This graph shows the percentage of boys and girls aged 5 to 17 years who were overweight (including obese) in OECD countries in the first decade of the 21st century. New Zealand was eighth-highest out of 28 countries. The OECD average rate was 21.4% for girls and 22.9% for boys. New Zealand was well above these rates, with 28.8% for girls and 28.2% for boys.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Caroline Daley, 'Body shape and dieting - Obesity and health concerns', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/graph/41410/child-obesity-overweight-and-obese-children-in-oecd-countries (accessed 23 September 2019)

Story by Caroline Daley, published 5 Sep 2013