Weight-management: Understanding services, public needs and developing programmes for evaluation
Centre for Public Health
Dr Laura McGowan, Prof J Woodside
20 January 2019
Increasing levels of obesity are a major public health concern. In the latest Health Survey for Northern Ireland data (November, 2018) 64% of adults were classified with overweight (37%) or with obesity (27%) that is, having a body mass index (BMI) greater than 25 kg/m2 or 30 kg/m2 respectively.