GLOSSARY
 

The following terms have been largely selected from the glossary of the Gender Statistics Website of the United Nations Economic Commission (UNECE). See UNECE gender statistics glossary.
 

 
 


Births to teenage mothers
Percentage of all live births to mothers under the age of 20.

Body mass index (BMI)
International standard for measuring underweight, overweight and obesity in the body. BMI is defined as weight (in kg) divided by the square of one's height (in m).
 
BMI < 17kg/m2 for underweight 
BMI > 25 kg/m2 for overweight
BMI 30 kg/m2 for obesity


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