Children at risk of being overweight/obese in Scotland 2018, by gender and age

This statistic displays the proportion of children who are at risk of being overweight including obese in Scotland in 2018, by gender and age. In this year, 31 percent of boys and 37 percent of girls aged 12 to 15 years in Scotland were at risk of being overweight, including obese.

Share of children who are at risk of being overweight including obese 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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