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Obesity and Overweight - Scotland
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Scotland - Obesity and Overweight Survey

Obesity Study Background
Many health professionals have the view that people from economically disadvantaged backgrounds (Social Classes IV and V) tend to have more problems with obesity and overweight than other groups. Such subjective observations are borne out by statistics from the Scottish Health Survey of 1995 (the most recent available) (Scottish office, 1997).

Obesity Study Results
The survey, which covers the health of the whole population of Scotland, showed that after standardization for age (that is, variations in obesity or being overweight that are due to socio-economic status, and are completely independent of any differences due to age), the prevalence in obesity among men in Social Class I is about half that of the other social classes. In women, the prevalence of obesity is lower among non-manual than manual social classes.

Obesity Study Results - Social Class
When adjustments are made for age, obesity is found to vary significantly by social class in both men and women. Men in Social Classes II and V are more than twice as likely to be obese than those in Social Class I, while women in Social Class IV are more than twice as likely to be obese than women in Social Class II, who had the lowest incidence.

Source: http://www.hebs.scot.nhs.uk/

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