Health policies and data

Obesity and the Economics of Prevention: Fit not Fat - Hungary Key Facts

 

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1. About one in two adults is overweight or obese in Hungary, close to the OECD average.

 

Obesity in adults in OECD countries

 

 Underlying data and charts for all the graphics below are also available in Excel

 

2. Overweight and obesity are more common in men, but large social disparities exist in women. Women with poor education are almost twice as likely as more educated women to be overweight, but this gap is not present in men.

 

Relative Index of inequality in Overweight by Education level

 

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