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Scottish Health Survey 2014 - volume 1: main report

Presents results for the Scottish Health Survey 2014, providing information on the health and factors relating to health of people living in Scotland.

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Table 9.9 Proportion of children meeting physical activity guidelines (including and excluding school) and participation in sport, 1998 to 2014, by area deprivation

Aged 2 - 15 1998 to 2014
Physical activity 1998 2003 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
% % % % % % % % %
All children
Meets guidelines excluding activity at schoola
5th (least deprived) 61 67 67 68 66 66 61 66 69
4th 66 67 64 58 63 67 68 65 68
3rd 66 69 62 61 60 67 57 67 73
2nd 67 70 63 68 70 66 63 67 66
1st (most deprived) 67 72 65 67 66 61 60 72 74
Meets guidelines including activity at schoola
5th (least deprived) n/a n/a 76 78 73 76 69 74 77
4th n/a n/a 68 66 74 75 76 76 74
3rd n/a n/a 68 66 68 74 65 76 80
2nd n/a n/a 68 74 76 71 74 74 71
1st (most deprived) n/a n/a 73 73 72 67 70 77 79
Participates in sport
5th (least deprived) 72 78 81 80 77 77 77 75 79
4th 70 71 68 73 70 74 70 73 70
3rd 70 69 71 72 73 71 58 68 66
2nd 67 74 66 68 68 66 63 62 63
1st (most deprived) 64 67 66 74 62 58 62 59 58
Bases (weighted):
All children - 5th (least deprived) 462 613 316 462 305 336 341 289 251
All children - 4th 396 636 344 463 335 386 266 326 321
All children - 3rd 359 447 256 413 282 388 311 307 296
All children - 2nd 406 593 272 425 264 268 300 325 266
All children - 1st (most deprived) 496 614 308 475 341 318 320 355 311
Bases (weighted):
All children - 5th (least deprived) 796 585 294 453 264 305 347 272 257
All children - 4th 758 659 363 479 351 390 287 338 324
All children - 3rd 740 510 250 423 273 373 306 308 299
All children - 2nd 745 569 277 416 259 255 290 310 266
814 549 301 456 358 344 297 340 298

a Physically active for at least 60 minutes on all 7 days per week

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