Other Countries | Further Reading
1. Obesity rates in Sweden are low relative to most OECD countries. One person in 10 is obese in Sweden, but over 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women are overweight.
Obesity in adults in OECD countries
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2. Large social disparities exist in both men and women in Sweden. Women with poor education are more than twice as likely as more educated women to be overweight. In men, the gap is less pronounced than in women, but it is larger than in most OECD countries.
Relative Index of inequality in Overweight by Education level
The Economics of Prevention
Key Health Publications
Key Analytical Health Projects
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