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Health: Children

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 15 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the (a) levels of obesity and (b) general health of school children in England in the last three years. (204375)

The information is not available in the exact format requested.

Data on the prevalence of obesity and self-reported general health among children aged two to 10, 11 to 15, and two to 15 between 1995 and 2006 can be found in the “Health Survey for England 2006 latest trends”, published 31 January 2008. The data is presented in table 4 (obesity) and table 8 (general health) of the “Children trend tables 2006”. This publication is available in the Library.