Publication - Statistics

Scottish Health Survey 2016 - volume 1: main report

Published: 3 Oct 2017
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781788512763

Statistics relating to the health of people living in Scotland.

Scottish Health Survey 2016 - volume 1: main report
Table 3.5 Proportion of children meeting physical activity guideline over an average week, (including and excluding activity at school), 1998 to 2016

Table 3.5 Proportion of children meeting physical activity guideline over an average week, (including and excluding activity at school), 1998 to 2016

Aged 2-15 1998 - 2016
Proportion meeting guidelinea,b 1998 2003 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
% % % % % % % % % % %
Boys
Excluding activity at school 72 74 72 69 68 69 66 70 73 71 73
Including activity at school n/a n/a 77 75 75 76 73 78 79 77 79
Girls
Excluding activity at school 59 63 56 58 62 62 58 64 67 61 64
Including activity at school n/a n/a 64 66 70 70 68 72 73 69 72
All children
Excluding activity at school 65 69 64 64 65 65 62 67 70 66 68
Including activity at school n/a n/a 71 71 72 73 70 75 76 73 76
Bases (weighted):
Boys 1088 1478 776 1142 784 867 791 825 735 616 677
Girls 1032 1424 721 1096 743 830 748 777 711 617 666
All children 2120 2903 1497 2237 1527 1697 1539 1602 1446 1233 1343
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 1972 1428 750 1142 811 841 753 815 723 625 653
Girls 1881 1444 737 1085 694 826 774 753 721 604 672
All children 3853 2872 1487 2227 1505 1667 1527 1568 1444 1229 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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