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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141 page PDF

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Contents
The Scottish Health Survey 2011 - volume 2: children
Table 4.4 Children's summary physical activity levelsa (including activity at school), 2008-2011 combined, by equivalised household income quintile and sex

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Table 4.4 Children's summary physical activity levelsa (including activity at school), 2008-2011 combined, by equivalised household income quintile and sex

Aged 2-15 2008-2011 combined
Summary activity levelsa Equivalised annual household income quintile
1st
(highest)
2nd 3rd 4th 5th
(lowest)
% % % % %
Boys
Meets recommendations 80 76 73 78 76
Some activity 14 14 15 15 15
Low activity 6 10 11 7 9
Girls
Meets recommendations 71 72 71 67 64
Some activity 18 15 17 21 19
Low activity 11 13 13 12 17
All children
Meets recommendations 76 74 72 73 70
Some activity 16 15 16 18 17
Low activity 8 11 12 9 13
Bases (weighted):
Boys 579 673 608 660 668
Girls 539 664 613 588 633
All children 1117 1338 1221 1247 1301
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 562 710 618 654 634
Girls 537 680 615 590 584
All children 1099 1390 1233 1244 1218

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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