Self-Reported Adult Overweight and Obesity
- In 2015/16, 72.6% (67.2%, 78.0%) of Chatham-Kent adults age 18 and older were classified as overweight or obese (based on self-reported height and weight) which was significantly higher than 61.5% (60.4%, 62.5%) of Ontarians.
By Age Group
- In Chatham-Kent, the prevalence of self-reported overweight or obese in those 18 to 44 was significantly higher compared to Ontarians of the same age group.
Self-reported prevalence of adult overweight and obese, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015-16
- The prevalence of self-reported overweight or obese was significantly higher among adult males than females.
- Adult males in Chatham-Kent experienced significantly higher prevalence of self-reported overweight or obese compared to adult males in Ontario.