Over two thirds of adults (66% of men and 69% of women) said they would like to do more physical activity.
London, UK (PRWEB) March 5, 2010
In 2007, 24% of adults (aged 16 or over) in England were classified as obese (BMI 30 kg/m2 or over), an overall increase from 15% in 1993. In 2007, 17% of boy aged 2 to 15, and 16% of girls were classed as obese, (an increase from 11% and 12% respectively in 1995. In 2007, approximately a third of adults had not heard of the governments guidelines for physical activity (34% of men and 29% of women).
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SOURCE – http://www.ic.nhs.uk – 2009 statistics – NHS Information Centre