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Statistics on childhood obesity, physical activity & diet

Statistics on childhood obesity, physical activity & diet

This report from the Health and Social Care Information Centre presents the latest data on obesity, physical activity and diet in children and adults, drawn from a variety of sources for England. The report highlights that in 2014/15, more than 1 in 5 children in Reception, and 1 in 3 children in Year 6 were measured as obese or overweight. Children in most deprived areas are twice as likely to be obese than children in least deprived areas. Find out more here.

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