23 May 2012

The Numbers of Childhood Obesity

10 - the % of overweight/obese children worldwide
20 - the % of overweight/obese children in Europe
40 - the % of overweight/obese children in Malta.
50 - the % chance that a child will be obese if one of his parents is obese.
80 - the % chance that a child will be obese if both parents are obese
90 - the % risk that an obese teenager will continue to be obese in adulthood
7 - the number of years lost in life expectancy