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Scottish Health Survey 2016 - volume 1: main report
Table 3.7 Proportion of children meeting physical activity guideline over an average week, (including and excluding activity at school), 2016, by area deprivation and sex

Table 3.7 Proportion of children meeting physical activity guideline over an average week, (including and excluding activity at school), 2016, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 2 - 15 2016
Proportion meeting guidelinea,b Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)

% % % % %
Boys
Excluding activity at school 74 73 80 74 63
Including activity at school 84 77 84 81 72
Girls
Excluding activity at school 66 57 74 64 59
Including activity at school 75 66 78 74 68
All children
Excluding activity at school 70 65 77 69 61
Including activity at school 79 71 81 77 70
Bases (weighted):
Boys 145 146 131 108 146
Girls 152 131 144 108 130
All children 297 278 275 217 277
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 137 143 130 100 143
Girls 155 143 142 108 124
All children 292 286 272 208 267

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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