Obese and Overweight - Children (Health Survey Northern Ireland)

The proportion of children (aged 2-15) classified as obese and overweight from Health Survey Northern Ireland 2010/11 - 2015/16

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Creation Date February 22, 2017, 18:09 (UTC)
Topic Category Health
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As part of the Health Survey Northern Ireland measurements of height and weight are taken from individuals aged two and over. This dataset relates to the proportion of children (aged 2-15) classified as obese and overweight. The statistics are based on the International Obesity Task Force (IOTF) cut-off points of the BMI percentiles for children.

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Contact Name Mary Scarlett
Contact Email mary.scarlett@health-ni.gov.uk
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Additional information from Health Survey Northern Ireland is available at the following link: https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/articles/health-survey-northern-ireland

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