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Table 7.7 Proportion of children meeting physical activity guidelines (including and excluding activity at school), 2017, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 5 - 15 2017
Proportion meeting guidelinea,b Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)
% % % % %
Boys
Meets guidelines excluding activity at schoola 38 40 33 30 31
Meets guidelines including activity at schoola,b 39 43 36 29 31
Girls
Meets guidelines excluding activity at schoola 30 28 34 26 27
Meets guidelines including activity at schoola,b 35 31 35 28 27
All children
Meets guidelines excluding activity at schoola 35 34 34 28 29
Meets guidelines including activity at schoola,b 37 37 35 29 29
Bases (weighted):
Boys 121 103 120 97 118
Girls 96 111 104 113 105
All children 218 214 224 210 222
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 115 112 120 97 106
Girls 88 111 101 100 82
All children 203 223 221 197 188

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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