Obese children

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Prevalence of obesity in Reception year pupils

Source: The Information Centre for health and social care (IC)

Publisher: Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO)

Geographies: Local Authority District (LAD), County/Unitary Authority, Government Office Region (GOR), National

Geographic coverage: England

Time coverage: 2007/08

Type of data: Administrative data

Update frequency: Annually
Import source: DATA4NR-data4nr-export-13-01-2010.csv
External reference: DATA4NR-1346
National statistic: no
Geographic coverage: 100000: England
Update frequency: Annually
Temporal coverage from: 2007
Precision: There is the potential for error in the collection, collation and interpretation of the data (bias may be introduced due to poor response rates and selective opt out of larger children which it is not possible to control for). The data is originally recorded at PCT level which has been converted to LA level using birth weighting. If there are several LAs within one PCT they will all have the same prevalence, thereby masking any variation in prevalence which may exist within that PCT. Confidence intervals apply
Source: The Information Centre for health and social care (IC)
Temporal coverage to: 2008