Children with healthy weight in Scotland 2018, by gender and age

This statistic displays the proportion of children with a healthy weight in Scotland in 2018, by gender and age. In this year, 68 percent of boys compared to 60 percent of girls aged 12 to 15 years old in Scotland were classed as having a healthy body mass index.

Share of children with healthy weight in Scotland in 2018, by gender and age

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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United Kingdom (Scotland)

Survey time period

January to December 2018

Number of respondents

1,319*

Age group

2-15 years

Method of interview

CAPI interview, questionnaire

Supplementary notes

* Weighted bases: n (boys)=671, n (girls)=648.
The source provides the following information:
- children whose body mass index was more than seven standard deviations above or below the norm for their age were excluded from the table.

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