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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 7.5 Children's summary physical activity levelsa (including activity at school), 2012-2015 combined, by parental physical activityb, and sex of child

Table 7.5 Children's summary physical activity levelsa (including activity at school), 2012-2015 combined, by parental physical activityb, and sex of child

Aged 2-15 2012-2015 combined
Summary activity levels a Mother's physical activity level b Father's physical activity level b
Meets recommendations Does not meet recommendations Meets recommendations Does not meet recommendations
% % % %
Boys
Meets recommendations 82 71 81 75
Some activity 12 18 13 15
Low activity 6 11 6 10
Girls
Meets recommendations 73 65 69 70
Some activity 17 20 20 20
Low activity 10 16 11 10
All children
Meets recommendations 78 68 75 72
Some activity 14 19 16 17
Low activity 8 13 8 10
Bases (weighted):
Boys 945 365 594 178
Girls 899 375 608 178
All children 1844 740 1201 357
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 915 360 576 180
Girls 909 376 617 173
All children 1824 736 1193 353

a Meets recommendations (children) = at least 60 minutes of activity on all 7 days in previous week; some activity = 30-59 minutes of activity on all 7 days; low activity = lower level of activity (these categories were described in previous reports as "high", "medium" and "low", the labels have changed but the definitions for the categories remain the same) b Meets recommendations (adults) = 30 minutes or more on at least 5 days a week


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