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Abstract

Local profiles for the North West Children and Adults' Healthy Weight Indicators. This online tool brings together data on key themes such as food and diet, physical activity, breastfeeding and other related topics that have, or are considered to have, an established relationship to weight. The profiles display each local authority's indicator values, as well as the North West and England averages and interquartile range of North West local authority values for comparison purposes. Indicators that are significantly better or worse (at the 95% confidence limit) are also highlighted.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Obesity, physical activity, healthy eating.
Variables
http://www.nwph.net/healthyweight/profile.aspx for indicator list
Keywords
Obesity, children, adults, physical activity, teeth, decayed teeth, filled teeth, missing teeth, breastfeeding, healthy eating, IB/SDA claimants, household, car, van
Identifier Variables
LA, county councils, metropolitan districts, unitary authority.
Area of Health System
Public health
Data Available
Socio-economic
Data collecting organization (s)
North West Public Health Observatory
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
Regional
Coverage (date of field work)
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample

Children and adults in North West region

Availability
North West Public Health Observatory
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.nwph.net/healthyweight/profile.aspx
Contact
nwpho-contact@ljmu.ac.uk
Publications
http://www.apho.org.uk/default.aspx?RID=39401