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National Child Measurement Programme, England - 2017/18 School Year [PAS]

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In general, obesity prevalence was highest in London, West Midlands and North East.

It was lowest in the South West, South East and East of England.

London had the highest prevalence of underweight children at 1.5% in reception and 1.7% in year 6 (not shown on chart).

Obesity prevalence by region for reception and year 6


For more information: Table 3b (region based on postcode of the child), National Child Measurement Programme: England, 2017/18 school year.

Last edited: 10 October 2018 2:03 pm