Children at risk of obesity in Scotland 1998-2015, by gender

This statistic displays the proportion of children at risk of obesity in Scotland from 1998 to 2015, by gender. In the year 2014, 16 percent of boys and 18 percent of girls were at risk of obesity.

Proportion of children at risk of obesity in Scotland from 1998 to 2015, by gender

BoysGirls
199815%14%
200318%14%
200819%14%
200917%16%
201018%14%
201120%15%
201220%14%
201317%15%
201416%18%
201515%14%
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Source

Release date

October 2017

Region

United Kingdom (Scotland)

Survey time period

1998 to 2015

Number of respondents

969*

Age group

2-15 years

Method of interview

CAPI interview, questionnaire

Supplementary notes

* Weighted bases:, n (1998)=1,916, n (2003)=2,425, n (2008)=1,290, n (2009)=1,882, n (2010)=1,253, n (2011)=1,276, n (2012)=1,283, n (2013)=1,347, n (2014)=1,210, n (2015)=969.
The source provides the following information:
- 1998 to 2011 figures have been revised as prior to 2012 cases which were more than 3 standard deviations above or below the mean for all children were excluded.

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