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


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.


Why is this important?

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