Obesity and dating
13% of reception age children living in the most deprived areas were obese compared to 6% of those living in the least deprived areas.
Scotland: In 2017 in Scotland, 65% of those aged 16 and over were overweight, including 29% who were obese.
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If you've got a story, video or pictures get in touch with the uk Entertainment team by emailing us [email protected], calling 020 3615 2145 or by visiting our Submit Stuff page - we'd love to hear from you.’ – claiming overweight people would cost the NHS more money were they to live into their 80s and 90s.Explaining that obesity costs the UK roughly £6.1 billion a year, the former BBC newsreader wrote: ‘How much would he or she cost if, instead of keeling over with a heart attack at 52, they live to a ripe, dementia-ridden old age, requiring decades of expensive care?Obesity prevalence varies by sex, age and by deprivation.In 2016/17, 38% of women in the most deprived areas in England were obese, compared with 20% of women in the least deprived areas.