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References and Related Online Materials

Alberta - Percent Overweight:

2003-2009: Statistics Canada. (2010). Alberta Body Mass Index. Health Indicators (Catalogue no. 82-221-XWE, 2010 no. 1 issue). Last modified June 15, 2010. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-221-x/2010001/tblstructure/1hs/1hc/hc1abm-eng.htm (accessed July 19, 2010).

Before 2003: Previous versions of the above study (see: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/bsolc/olc-cel/olc-cel?catno=82-221-X&chropg=1&lang=eng)

Note: A person is considered overweight if they have a body mass index greater or equal to 25, but under 30. 

Alberta - Percent Obese:See reference for "Alberta - Percent Overweight."

Note: A person is considered obese if they have a body mass index greater or equal to 30.
Alberta - Percent Overweight and Obese:

2010-2013. http://www.stats.gov.nu.ca/Publications/Annual/Body%20Mass%20Index%20Self%20Reported%20StatsUpdate%202013.pdf 

See reference for \"Alberta - Percent Overweight.\"

Note: A person is considered overweight or obese if they have a body mass index greater or equal to 25. 

Canada - Percent Overweight:

2003-2009: Statistics Canada. (2010). Adult Body Mass Index. Health Indicators (Catalogue no. 82-221-XWE, 2010 no. 1 issue). Last modified June 15, 2010. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-221-x/2010001/tblstructure/1hs/1hc/hc1abm-eng.htm (accessed July 19, 2010).

1970-2002: World Health Organisation (no date). Global Database on Body Mass Index: an interactive surveillance tool for monitoring nutrition transition. http://apps.who.int/bmi/index.jsp (accessed July 19, 2010). 

Note: A person is considered overweight if they have a body mass index greater or equal to 25, but under 30.

Canada - Percent Obese:

See reference for "Canada - Percent Overweight."

Note: A person is considered obese if they have a body mass index greater or equal to 30.

Canada - Percent Overweight and Obese:

2010-2013. http://www.stats.gov.nu.ca/Publications/Annual/Body%20Mass%20Index%20Self%20Reported%20StatsUpdate%202013.pdf 

See reference for \"Canada - Percent Overweight.\"

Note: A person is considered overweight or obese if they have a body mass index greater or equal to 25.