Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet, England

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Health

This statistical report presents a range of information on obesity, physical activity and diet, drawn together from a variety of sources.

The topics covered include:

  • Overweight and obesity prevalence among adults and children

  • Physical activity levels among adults and children

  • Trends in purchases and consumption of food and drink and energy intake

  • Health outcomes of being overweight or obese.

This report contains seven chapters which consist of the following:

  • Chapter 1: Introduction; this summarises government policies, targets and outcome indicators in this area, as well as providing sources of further information and links to relevant documents.

  • Chapters 2 to 6 cover obesity, physical activity and diet and provides an overview of the key findings from these sources, whilst maintaining useful links to each section of these reports.

  • Chapter 7: Health Outcomes; presents a range of information about the health outcomes of being obese or overweight which includes information on health risks, hospital admissions and prescription drugs used for treatment of obesity.

  • Figures presented in this report have been obtained from a number of sources and presented in a user-friendly format. Some of the data contained in the chapter have been published previously by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). Previously unpublished figures on obesity-related Finished Hospital Episodes and Finished Consultant Episodes for 2012-13 are presented using data from the HSCIC's Hospital Episode Statistics as well as data from the Prescribing Unit at the HSCIC on prescription items dispensed for treatment of obesity.

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Data Resources (10 in a time series)

2014

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2014 Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet
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2014 Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet

2013

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2013 Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet

2012

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2011

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2010

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2009

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2008

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Additional Information

Added to data.gov.uk 11/12/2011
Theme Health
Secondary Theme(s) Society
Geographic coverage England
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Temporal coverage No value
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