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Document title: Obesity and health inequalities in Scotland

This report focuses on inequalities in the distribution of obesity in Scotland among adults and children and how these have changed over time. It addresses the following questions:

  • How have levels of adult and child obesity in Scotland changed over time?
  • How do obesity levels differ according to the level of deprivation where people live?

The figures presented in this report are based on a more detailed piece of analysis. This report aims to present the results in a more accessible format.


Catherine Bromley, Elaine Tod, Gerry McCartney


NHS Health Scotland

Date published:

27th July 2017

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