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BMI by Country

Estimated mean Body Mass Index (BMI) trend by country

Estimated mean Body Mass Index (BMI) trend between 1975 and 2014 by country.

BMI (kg/m2) estimates are from male/female populations over the age of 18.

(3 columns, 382 rows)

Examples

Basic Examples

Retrieve the dataset:

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ResourceData["BMI by Country"]
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Plot estimated BMI of G7 (Group of 7) countries over time:

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With[{data = ResourceData["BMI by Country"], g7 = EntityList@EntityClass["Country", "GroupOf7"]}, DateListPlot[
     Legended[#[[3]], #[[1]]] & /@ KeyTake[data[Select[MemberQ[g7, #Country] &]][
          All, {"Country", "Gender", "BMI"}][GroupBy["Gender"]], #][[
       1]], PlotTheme -> "Business", PlotLabel -> (# <> " estimated BMI"), ImageSize -> 300] & /@ {"Male", "Female"} // Row]
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Color countries by estimated BMI:

In[3]:=
GeoRegionValuePlot[
 Normal@ResourceData["BMI by Country"][GroupBy["Country"], Mean, #BMI["LastValue"] &]]
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Wolfram Research, "BMI by Country" from the Wolfram Data Repository (2017) https://doi.org/10.24097/wolfram.65128.data

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