Reduce the proportion of adults who are classified as overweight or obese (excess weight in adults)

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What does this mean?

This measure shows the proportion of adults in CWaC with a body mass index (BMI) that is classified as overweight, including obese. The results are drawn from the Active People Survey by Sport England.

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Why is this important?

Obesity is an important issue. It is recognised as a major determinant of premature mortality and avoidable ill health.