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Obesity rates in the United Kingdom are the highest in Europe. In England, rates have increased faster than in most OECD countries.
After the political transition rates of obesity rose in the Russian Federation. Currently, half of the population is overweight, 1 in 4 women and one in 10 men are obese.
Obesity rates in Korea are among the lowest in the OECD, but have been increasing steadily.
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Fit not fat: Country facts Spain (in Spanish)
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Fit not fat: Country facts Italy (in Italian)
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Fit not fat: Country facts Mexico (in Spanish)
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Fit not fat: Country facts Japan (in Japanese)
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Fit not fat: Country facts Korea
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Using a wide range of individual-level and population data from OECD countries, this book presents
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Health services account for a large and increasing share of production and expenditure in OECD countries but there are also noticeable differences between countries in expenditure per capita. Whether such differences are due to more services consumed in some countries than in others or whether they reflect differences in the price of services is a question of significant policy relevance. Yet, cross-country comparisons of the price of