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.

141 page PDF

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141 page PDF

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Contents
The Scottish Health Survey 2011 - volume 2: children
Table 4.6 Children's summary physical activity levelsa (including activity at school), 2008-2011 combined, by fruit and vegetable consumption and sex

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Table 4.6 Children's summary physical activity levelsa (including activity at school), 2008-2011 combined, by fruit and vegetable consumption and sex

Aged 2-15 2008-2011 combined
Summary activity levelsa Fruit and vegetable consumption Totalb
None Less than 1 portion 1 portion or more but < 2 2 portions or more but < 3 3 portions or more but < 4 4 portions or more but < 5 5 portions or more
% % % % % % % %
Boys
Meets recommendations 74 66 73 74 76 79 84 76
Some activity 13 21 17 17 14 13 11 15
Low activity 13 13 10 9 10 8 5 9
Girls
Meets recommendations 55 59 64 70 68 72 74 67
Some activity 22 27 21 17 19 18 16 19
Low activity 22 14 15 14 13 10 10 14
All children
Meets recommendations 65 63 69 72 72 75 79 72
Some activity 17 24 19 17 17 16 13 17
Low activity 17 13 12 11 11 9 8 11
Bases (weighted):
Boys 353 163 782 772 625 395 475 3565
Girls 292 152 677 734 620 438 468 3381
All children 645 316 1459 1505 1245 833 943 6946
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 350 173 773 766 634 393 452 3541
Girls 276 149 663 739 615 427 469 3338
All children 626 322 1436 1505 1249 820 921 6879

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).
b The total column includes figures for a small number of children who did not answer the fruit and vegetable questionnaire.


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