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Azeri population's average weight is 68,7 kg, the average height is 168,3 cm

07 May 2005 [18:09] - TODAY.AZ
The 93% of the population at the age of 16-39 and 80% of among 40-49, and 70% among 50-59, and 46% among 60-69 feel themselves healthy.
The old people and those whose ages are over 70 feel themselves badly. It was known during the researches held by the State Statistics Committee (SSC) that men whose ages are 16 and more have been smoking 16 cigarettes for 18 years, and 1,6 % of women has been smoking 14 cigarettes for 15 years. 4,2% of men and 1,6% of women smoking a cigarette smokes more than 20 cigarettes a day.

It was informed to APA from the Committee that the country's population has 68,7 kg weight and 168,3 cm. height on average. The average weight of men is 72,1 kg, their average weight is 171,8 cm., and women's average weight is 65,7 kg, their average height is 165,4 cm.

The interesting information was revealed during counting the average index of body weight. According to the results of calculation, the weight of 0,7% of the population whose age is 16 and more is below the norm, 4,4% of theirs is near to the norm, and 81% of theirs weight corresponds with their height. 11,7% of the population is fat, 2,2% is much more fatter.

79% of men and 79% of women has a normal weight-height coefficient. In the main, the process of fattening is observed among the population whose age is over than 40. 1/4 of women with their ages among 40-55 are fat.



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