Overweight and obese prevalence in England 2013, by gender and shift work

This statistic displays the proportion of individuals who are overweight or obese in England in 2013, by gender and shift work. In this year, 40 percent of men and 34 percent of women who did any shift work were overweight.

Prevalence of obesity and overweight individuals in England in 2013, by gender and shift work

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Source

Release date

December 2014

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

January to December 2013

Number of respondents

6,886*

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Weighted bases: n (men)= 3,448; n (women)= 3,438.
Shift work: defined as 'outside the hours of 7am to 7pm in your (main) job'.
Body mass index (BMI):
- normal: 18.5 to less than 25 kilograms per meter squared.
- overweight: 25 to less than 30 kilograms per meter squared.
- obesity, excluding morbidly obese: 30 to less than 40 kilograms per meter squared.
- morbidly obese: 40 kilograms per meter squared or more.

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