Levels of obesity twice as high among children in most deprived areas

Levels of obesity in reception-aged children living in the most deprived areas of England are more than double those in the least deprived areas, latest data has shown. According to NHS Digital, levels of obesity among children aged four-to-five in the worst-off areas of England stood at 12.4%, compared to 5.8% in more well off areas.... Read moreThe post Levels of obesity twice as high among children in most deprived areas appeared first on Nursing in Practice.
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