Table of contents


  1. Introduction
    • Why is monitoring important?
  2. Monitoring framework for overweight and obesity
    • Key reporting areas
  3. Key measures for monitoring overweight and obesity in Australia
    • Prevalence and incidence
      • Measuring overweight and obesity
    • Preventing overweight and obesity
    • Factors influencing overweight and obesity
      • Diet
      • Obesogenic environment
      • Physical activity and sedentary behaviours
      • Sleep
    • Treatment and management
    • Impacts of overweight and obesity
      • Burden of disease
      • Hospitalisations and deaths
      • Health expenditure
    • Priority areas
      • Age groups (children and young adults, older people)
      • Different life stages (pregnancy, menopause, parenthood)
      • Different cultural backgrounds (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, Indigenous, ethnic backgrounds)
      • International comparisons
      • People with chronic conditions
      • Social determinants
      • Time trends

Appendix A: Data sources for monitoring overweight and obesity
List of tables and figures
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