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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9780755981076

The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 6.7 Proportion meeting the current physical activity recommendations (observed and age-standardised), by Body Mass Index status and sex

Table 6.7 Proportion meeting the current physical activity recommendations (observed and age-standardised), by Body Mass Index status and sex

Aged 16 and over with a valid BMI measurement
2008

Proportion meeting recommendations

Body Mass Index (kg/m 2)

Less than 18.5 (underweight)

18.5 to less than 25
(normal weight)

25 to less
than 30 (overweight)

30 and above
(obese)

%

%

%

%

Men

Observed

[57]

56

46

32

Standardised

[52]

52

47

33

Women

Observed

[52]

44

33

22

Standardised

[41]

42

33

24

Bases (weighted):

Men

56

794

1141

700

Women

54

1024

970

778

Bases (unweighted):

Men

34

628

1077

716

Women

46

1009

1066

896