Publication - Statistics

The Scottish Health Survey 2011 - volume 2: children

Published: 25 Sep 2012
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781780458427

Annual report of the Scottish Health Survey for 2011. Volume focussing on child health.

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Contents
The Scottish Health Survey 2011 - volume 2: children
Table 4.3 Children's summary physical activity levelsa (including activity at school), 2008-2011 combined, by NS-SEC of household reference person and sex

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Table 4.3 Children's summary physical activity levelsa (including activity at school), 2008-2011 combined, by NS-SEC of household reference person and sex

Aged 2-15 2008-2011 combined
Summary activity levelsa NS-SEC of household reference person
Managerial & professional Intermediate Small employers & own account workers Lower supervisory & technical Semi-routine & routine
% % % % %
Boys
Meets recommendations 76 79 79 77 73
Some activity 15 13 15 13 16
Low activity 9 8 6 9 10
Girls
Meets recommendations 67 67 69 77 67
Some activity 20 21 21 14 17
Low activity 14 12 10 8 16
All children
Meets recommendations 72 73 74 77 70
Some activity 17 17 18 14 17
Low activity 11 10 8 9 13
Bases (weighted):
Boys 1431 299 341 368 1023
Girls 1358 311 312 348 951
All children 2788 609 654 716 1973
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 1403 302 336 386 1020
Girls 1334 305 313 366 932
All children 2737 607 649 752 1952

a Meets recommendations=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).


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