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Scottish Health Survey 2016 - volume 1: main report
Table 3.6 Proportion of children meeting physical activity guideline over an average week, (including and excluding activity at school), 2016, by age and sex

Table 3.6 Proportion of children meeting physical activity guideline over an average week, (including and excluding activity at school), 2016, by age and sex

Aged 2-15 2016
Proportion meeting guidelinea,b Age Total
2-4 5-7 8-10 11-12 13-15
% % % % % %
Boys
Excluding activity at school 77 77 73 78 58 73
Including activity at school 77 83 81 86 72 79
Girls
Excluding activity at school 77 71 73 53 36 64
Including activity at school 77 81 80 66 49 72
All children
Excluding activity at school 77 74 73 65 48 68
Including activity at school 77 82 80 76 61 76
Bases (weighted):
Boys 144 151 156 96 130 677
Girls 152 157 147 98 113 666
All children 295 308 303 194 243 1343
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 136 160 154 87 116 653
Girls 167 164 138 93 110 672
All children 303 324 292 180 226 1325

a At least 60 minutes of activity on all 7 days in previous week
b Children aged 2-3 were not asked about school activities, children aged 4 were included if they had started school


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