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Document title: Obesity and health inequalities in Scotland
Description:

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.

Author(s):

Catherine Bromley, Elaine Tod, Gerry McCartney

Publisher(s):

NHS Health Scotland

Date published:

27th July 2017

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