Table 1

Prevalence of obesity and overweight in children and young adults in England*

FactorsnOverweightObesity
n%n%
*All survey percentages are calculated using sample weights.
Age group (y)
    2–496520820.8555.8
    5–9166039524.01177.0
    10–15184142123.0955.6
    16–20122328722.6916.8
Sex
    Male285361221.51645.7
    Female283669924.21946.8
    Overall5689131122.93586.3