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 4.7 Children's summary physical activity levelsa (including activity at school), 2008-2011 combined, by parental physical activityb and sex of child

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Table 4.7 Children's summary physical activity levelsa (including activity at school), 2008-2011 combined, by parental physical activityb and sex of child

Aged 2-15 2008-2011 combined
Summary activity levelsa Mother's physical activity levelb Father's physical activity levelb
Meets recommendations Does not meet recommendations (some or low activity) Meets recommendations Does not meet recommendations (some or low activity)
% % % %
Boys
Meets recommendations 80 72 77 75
Some activity 14 16 14 15
Low activity 7 11 9 10
Girls
Meets recommendations 71 62 69 65
Some activity 18 21 19 21
Low activity 11 17 12 14
All children
Meets recommendations 75 67 73 70
Some activity 16 19 17 18
Low activity 9 14 11 12
Bases (weighted):
Boys 1005 1362 726 689
Girls 1006 1250 661 595
All children 2010 2612 1387 1283
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 980 1355 728 669
Girls 974 1243 669 593
All children 1954 2598 1397 1262

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 Meets recommendations= 30 minutes or more on at least 5 days a week; some activity= 30 minutes or more on 1 to 4 days a week; low activity= fewer than 30 minutes of moderate or vigorous activity a week.


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