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Obesity indicators 2015

Latest data for indicators selected to monitor progress for our Prevention of Obesity Route Map (2010). Most indicators are updated up to 2014, but for some indicators data are more or less up-to-date than this.

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Footnotes

1 Obesity- A Route Map towards a Healthy Weight Scotland Report of an Engagement Process, Hannah M, Connacher A, Tyrell L, Scottish Public Health Network, July 2010

2 Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation. Chart presents most and least deprived SIMD quintiles.

3 The Scottish Health Survey Topic Report: Obesity, October 2011 (updated March 2012) http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/10/1138/0

4 Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation. Chart presents most and least deprived SIMD quintiles.

5 Based on information from the 2011 Scottish Health Survey: Volume 2- children (chapter 5): http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2012/09/3327

6 Between 2001 and 2006, the increase in numbers was partly due to improved recording. The increase observed since 2007 is more likely to reflect a real increase in numbers.

7This goal is currently under review following a recommendation from the UK Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition that free sugars account for no more than 5% of daily energy intake.

8 Note that physical activity guidelines changed in 2011. See chapter 6 (physical activity) in the 2012 Scottish Health Survey for more information: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2013/09/3684/10

9 Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation. Chart presents most and least deprived SIMD quintiles.

10 Environmental Scan of Potential Policy Interventions to Tackle Obesogenic Aspects of the Built Environment, Mooney et al 2010

11 Hannah, Connacher and Tyrell, Obesity - A Route Map towards a Healthy Weight Scotland Report of Engagement Process

12 Kantar Worldpanel have implemented a methodology change affecting data from 2010 onwards. For this reason results from previous years have not been shown.

13 'Regular soft drinks' includes juices/fruit drinks, carbonates, squash, and others (such as flavoured milk), but excludes chilled drinks, mineral water and all diet soft drinks.

14 Kantar Worldpanel have implemented a methodology change affecting data from 2010 onwards. For this reason results from previous years have not been shown.

15 Please note that the Mental Health Commendation award, for which the number of recipients has been presented in previous reports, no longer exists.

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