% of measured children in reception year classified as obese (3333) Metric type

uri
http://id.esd.org.uk/metricType/3333
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This is the number of children in reception year classified as obese as a percentage of all children measured. This is based on 3 years of measurement, based on the child's area of residence.This indicator is designed to estimate and monitor the prevalence of obesity in children. This will inform the planning and delivery of services for children, ensure the proper targeting of resources to tackle obesity and help to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity.
modified
23 May 2014
short label
Obese children in reception year (%)
column label
Obese_children_in_reception_year____
output precision
1
polarity
a low value is good
measure
Per cent
dataset
Children who are overweight or obese (3 year)
collection
National Child Measurement Programme: England
source
NHS Information Centre for health and social care
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