Table 1

Impact of obesity on trends in life expectancy at birth (e0) in 26 European countries and USA in 1975–2012, by sex

CountryChange in e0 with obesity, 1975-2012 (years)Change in e0 without obesity, 1975-2012 (years)Effect of obesity on e0 change, 1975-2012 (years)
MenWomenMenWomenMenWomen
Austria10.628.6111.258.950.630.34
Belarus−0.551.430.461.831.000.40
Belgium8.857.639.467.990.610.36
Czech Republic7.976.988.667.030.690.05
Denmark6.785.037.405.360.630.33
Estonia6.436.427.266.460.820.04
France9.497.9910.178.300.680.31
Finland10.077.2610.827.750.740.50
Hungary5.296.186.176.360.870.18
Iceland9.025.199.515.510.480.32
Ireland9.408.4010.229.100.830.69
Italy10.198.5610.818.890.620.33
Latvia4.914.535.824.700.900.18
Lithuania2.013.803.144.061.130.26
Luxembourg11.789.2712.509.650.720.37
The Netherlands7.685.108.265.60.560.49
Norway7.705.338.425.860.740.51
Poland5.906.746.817.000.910.27
Portugal12.1410.8712.9111.260.770.40
Russian Federation2.052.623.062.891.020.28
Slovakia5.655.826.526.160.880.34
Spain8.828.759.629.140.790.39
Sweden7.695.598.185.930.490.33
Switzerland8.986.639.556.930.580.30
Ukraine0.481.731.261.940.780.21
UK9.466.9610.207.550.740.59
USA7.864.898.905.611.040.71
Average Central and Eastern European countries4.014.634.924.840.900.22
Average Western countries9.107.099.767.500.660.41