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National Child Measurement Programme, England 2018/19 School Year [NS]

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Obesity prevalence was highest for Black children in both reception and year 6.

It was lowest for Chinese children in reception and White and Chinese children in year 6.



Underweight prevalence was highest for Asian children in both reception and year 6.


Ethnic categories displayed here have been derived by combining lower level NHS ethnic categories.  A lower level breakdown is available in table 4. 

For more information: Table 4, National Child Measurement Programme: England, 2018/19 school year.

Last edited: 23 June 2021 5:21 pm