Average body mass index values for men and woman.
Our generation is witnessing a global health crisis. According to the World Health Organization, malnutrition is the greatest single threat to human health in developing nations. Yet this condition paradoxically coexists with an epidemic of obesity in other regions. Comparing body mass index values of adults around the globe allows us to see where on Earth these problems are most prevalent, as well as the disparity that exists between men and woman.