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1. Obesity rates in Austria are lower than the OECD average, but 1 in 2 adults and 1 in 5 children are overweight. The proportion of people overweight is projected by the OECD to rise over the next 10 years but the rate of increase is one of the slowest in the OECD.
Past and projected overweight rates
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2. Social disparities in obesity exist in both men and women in Austria. Women with poor education are almost twice as likely as more educated women to be overweight, a smaller gap is also present in men.
Relative Index of Inequality in Overweight by Education level
The Economics of Prevention
Key Health Publications
Key Analytical Health Projects
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