Knowledge of children's activity guideline in Scotland 2013, by gender and age

Distribution of parent's and children's knowledge of physical activity guidelines in Scotland in 2013, by gender and age

by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 2, 2014
Knowledge of children's activity guideline in Scotland 2013, by gender and age This statistic displays parent's and children's knowledge of children's aerobic activity guidelines in Scotland in 2013, by age and gender. In this year, 58 percent of boys and 70 percent of girls aged between 16 and 18 years old overestimated the recommended physical activity guidelines for their age group.
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Distribution of parent's and children's knowledge of physical activity guidelines in Scotland in 2013, by gender and age

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5-7 years8-10 years11-12 years13-15 years16-18 years
Underestimated guideline (boys)10%8%7%10%3%
Underestimated guideline (girls)8%7%5%15%0%
Knew guideline (boys)26%23%22%21%39%
Knew guideline (girls)29%31%21%28%29%
Overestimated guideline (boys)64%69%71%69%58%
Overestimated guideline (girls)63%62%74%57%70%
5-7 years8-10 years11-12 years13-15 years16-18 years
Underestimated guideline (boys)10%8%7%10%3%
Underestimated guideline (girls)8%7%5%15%0%
Knew guideline (boys)26%23%22%21%39%
Knew guideline (girls)29%31%21%28%29%
Overestimated guideline (boys)64%69%71%69%58%
Overestimated guideline (girls)63%62%74%57%70%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Dec 2, 2014
This statistic displays parent's and children's knowledge of children's aerobic activity guidelines in Scotland in 2013, by age and gender. In this year, 58 percent of boys and 70 percent of girls aged between 16 and 18 years old overestimated the recommended physical activity guidelines for their age group.
Show more
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