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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume one: main report

Published: 20 Sep 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786524614

Findings and trends of the Scottish Health Survey 2015, providing information on the health of people living in Scotland.

Contents
Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume one: main report
Table 7.4 Proportion of children meeting physical activity guideline, (including and excluding activity at school), 1998 to 2015

Table 7.4 Proportion of children meeting physical activity guideline, (including and excluding activity at school), 1998 to 2015

Aged 2-15 1998 to 2015
Proportion meeting guideline a,b 1998 2003 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
  % % % % % % % % % %
Boys
Excluding activity at school 72 74 72 69 68 69 66 70 73 71
Including activity at school n/a n/a 77 75 75 76 73 78 79 77
Girls
Excluding activity at school 59 63 56 58 62 62 58 64 67 61
Including activity at school n/a n/a 64 66 70 70 68 72 73 69
All children
Excluding activity at school 65 69 64 64 65 65 62 67 70 66
Including activity at school n/a n/a 71 71 72 73 70 75 76 73
Bases (weighted):
Boys 1088 1478 776 1142 784 867 791 825 735 616
Girls 1032 1424 721 1096 743 830 748 777 711 617
All children 2120 2903 1497 2237 1527 1697 1539 1602 1446 1233
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 1972 1428 750 1142 811 841 753 815 723 625
Girls 1881 1444 737 1085 694 826 774 753 721 604
All children 3853 2872 1487 2227 1505 1667 1527 1568 1444 1229

a At least 60 minutes of activity on all 7 days in previous week
b Children aged 2-3 were not asked about school activities, children aged 4 were included if they had started school


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