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England & # 39; s 10 and 11 year olds are fatter than ever before, revealing NHS statistics revealed today. Almost a quarter of the year Six children are obese or obese

England & # 39; s 10 and 11 year olds are fatter than ever before, revealing NHS statistics revealed today.

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The seriousness of the obesity crisis has been uncovered, as figures show that more than a third of children in year six are overweight or obese.

And almost a quarter, about 150,000 young people, are obese or obese.

The NHS said today that the shock figures show that the government & # 39; clearly not on schedule & # 39; in attempts to curb childhood obesity.

Children are more than four times obese when living in a poor area, such as Wolverhampton, compared to a rich area, such as Richmond.

It follows the country's chief medical officer and explains a series of radical plans, including banning snacks on buses, to tackle the growing obesity crisis.

England & # 39; s 10 and 11 year olds are fatter than ever before, revealing NHS statistics revealed today. Almost a quarter of the year Six children are obese or obese

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England & # 39; s 10 and 11 year olds are fatter than ever before, revealing NHS statistics revealed today. Almost a quarter of the year Six children are obese or obese

The latest NHS data show that as many as 24.6 percent of children aged 6 years are obese or obese.

The number of children who are obese is the highest percentage ever and three times higher than 12 years ago.

It has risen to 4.4 percent from 3.2 percent in 2006/7 and 4.2 percent in 2017/18.

In general, more than one third of sixth grade students (34.3 percent) are overweight or obese – a figure of 8.5 percent out of 31.6 percent in 2006/7.

This means that approximately 205,923 children are overweight for their age before they leave primary school.

Children from four to five years are also fatter than last year, according to data from the National Child Measurement Program (NCMP).

HOW HAVE THE FIGURES CHANGED?

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Year six children with overweight or obesity

2006/7: 31.6 percent

2018/19: 34/3 percent

Year six children who are obese:

2006/7: 17.5 percent

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2018/19: 20.2 percent

Year six children who are obese:

2006/7: 3.2 percent

2018/19: 4.4 percent

In total, 22.6 percent of daycare children are overweight or obese, representing 135,020 children, compared to 22.4 percent last year.

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More than one in ten children in the daycare is obese (9.7 percent) or obese (2.4 percent).

The figures for childhood obesity since 2006-2007 have remained relatively the same.

NHS chief Simon Stevens said: & # 39; These figures show that we as a country are clearly not on track to meet the government's sensible goal of halving childhood obesity.

& # 39; While the NHS will be for patients, services and budgets will naturally be more heavily taxed. So we also need combined action from parents, companies and the government to protect our children against this preventable damage. & # 39;

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More than one in ten children in the shelter is obese or obese, figures show

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More than one in ten children in the shelter is obese or obese, figures show

& # 39; Obesity is a dangerous public health threat to our children and leads to a series of serious illnesses. & # 39;

Mr. Stevens' comments reflect those of Professor Dame Sally Davies, the Chief Medical Officer, who said that drastic measures were needed to combat childhood obesity.

In her final report, published yesterday, Professor Davies insisted on banning eating food on public transportation at & # 39; brainless snacks & # 39; to prevent.

She warned that the country is nowhere near & # 39; to reach the ambitions of 2030 to reduce obesity in children by half.

Jo Churchill, Minister of Health: & # 39; These data again emphasize the importance of tackling childhood obesity, which has a devastating effect on the health of our children. & # 39;

WHERE ARE 10 AREAS WITH THE HIGHEST PREVALENCE OF FAT CHILDREN IN SIX YEARS?

Barking and Dagenham 44.9

Wolverhampton 44.4

Hartlepool 43.7

Knowsley 43.0

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Newham 42.9

Sandwell 42.4

Enfield 42.3

Brent 41.5

Greenwich 41.5

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Tower Hamlets 41.4

WHERE ARE 10 AREAS WITH THE LOWEST PREVALENCE OF FAT CHILDREN IN SIX YEARS?

Richmond upon Thames 23.4

Bath and Northeast Somerset 25.6

Surrey 25.7

Brighton and Hove 25.9

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Wokingham 26.4

Devon 27.0

North Somerset 27.1

Cambridgeshire 27.1

West Berkshire 27.7

Windsor and Maidenhead 28.0

WHERE ARE 10 AREAS WITH THE HIGHEST PREVALENCE OF FAT CHILDREN IN RECEPTION?

Kingston upon Hull 29.4

Knowsley 29.0

Redcar and Cleveland 28.8

Blackpool 28.7

St. Helens 28.5

Liverpool 27.8

Newcastle upon Tyne 27.3

Wolverhampton 27.2

Halton 27.1

Sefton 26.9

WHERE ARE 10 AREAS WITH THE LOWEST PREVALENCE OF FAT CHILDREN IN RECEPTION?

Kingston upon Thames 15.3

Richmond upon Thames 16.5

Windsor and Maidenhead 16.8

Surrey 16.9

Wandsworth 17.4

Cambridgeshire 17.8

Eg 17.9

Buckinghamshire 18.2

Wokingham 18.6

Poole 19.0

Yesterday, professor Dame Sally Davies, nicknamed the & # 39; nanny-in-chief & # 39; from the nation for its bold public health interventions, warned that the country & # 39; not nearly anywhere & # 39; is to reach 2030 ambitions to reduce obesity in children by half

Yesterday, professor Dame Sally Davies, nicknamed the & # 39; nanny-in-chief & # 39; from the nation for its bold public health interventions, warned that the country & # 39; not nearly anywhere & # 39; is to reach 2030 ambitions to reduce obesity in children by half

Yesterday, professor Dame Sally Davies, nicknamed the & # 39; nanny-in-chief & # 39; from the nation for its bold public health interventions, warned that the country & # 39; not nearly anywhere & # 39; is to reach 2030 ambitions to reduce obesity in children by half

WHAT IS LADY SALLY RECOMMENDED IN HER FINAL REPORT?

+ Prohibit all food and drink except water in urban public transport;

+ Use Brexit to simplify VAT rates on food – raise the tax on unhealthy food, remove it from healthy food;

+ Gradual abolition of advertising and sponsorship of unhealthy food and drink in large public locations;

+ Schools to provide healthy meals at a low price, including for children who receive free school meals;

+ Calorie caps for all food and drinks sold by restaurants and takeaways, including online businesses;

+ Nutrition labeling mandatory on the front of food packages in supermarkets and on all menus in restaurants;

+ If & # 39; sufficient progress & # 39; is not made with regard to the objectives for sugar reduction, the government must by 2021 extend the levy for soft drinks to sugar-containing food, or implement a simple cigarette-shaped package;

+ Taxes or regular packaging should be considered for high-calorie foods by 2024.

Caroline Cerny of the Obesity Health Alliance said: “Every child has the right to grow up healthily, but these data show that the grim reality is that children are overwhelmed by a stream of unhealthy food in our environment.

& # 39; The number of children with a heavy or obese weight is always high and this will harm their health now and in the future.

"It's time for the government to take measures that we know will stop the tide of unhealthy food marketing and promotions, starting with the long-awaited watershed on junk food ads on TV and online."

The data showed the growing gap between childhood obesity rates in the most disadvantaged areas compared to the least.

Nearly half (44.9 percent) of all six children in Barking and Dagenham were considered overweight, obese, or obese in 2018/19.

Four other London boroughs ranked in the top 10: Enfield (42.3 percent), Brent (41.5 percent), Greenwich (41.5 percent) and Tower Hamlets (41.4 percent).

In contrast, the percentage was only 23.4 percent in Richmond-on-Thames, which had the lowest prevalence of obesity among 10- and 11-year-olds.

Among foster children, Kingston upon Hull had the highest prevalence of overweight adolescents (29.4 percent).

It was followed by Knowsley in Merseyside (29 percent), Redcar and Cleveland (28.8 percent) and Blackpool (28.7 percent).

On the other side of the scale were Kingston upon Thames (15.3 percent), Richmond upon Thames (16.5 percent) and Windsor and Maidenhead (16.8 percent).

Overweight children are more likely to have poor self-esteem, bullying and stigma in childhood.

They are also more likely to be overweight or obese as adults, increasing their risk of serious illnesses, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers.

WHERE ARE CHILDREN IN THE YEAR SIX MOST OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE?
Region and local authorityNumberpredominance
Barking and Dagenham154744.9
Wolverhampton143344.4
Hartlepool49943.7
Knowsley73343
Newham199142.9
Sandwell196442.4
Enfield185142.3
Brent153041.5
Green wich137541.5
Tower hamlets130241.4
Manchester251641
Birmingham628440.7
Walsall149240.7
Newcastle upon Tyne112740.6
swamp93240.4
Hackney1100140.1
Stop by60239.9
Luton128939.9
Southwark123539.9
Middlesbrough71939.8
Redbridge158939.8
Blackpool60539.5
Hounslow125939.5
Stoke-on-Trent120339.5
Dudley147039.4
Liverpool198039.4
Islington69839.3
Sunderland122739.2
Nottingham133239.2
Hillingdon149039.1
Westminster51138.9
Croydon169038.8
Ealing162038.7
Bradford271238.4
Rochdale113338.2
Waltham Forest121938.2
Coventry164238.2
Haringey109938.1
Gateshead74738.1
Darlington44738
Thurrock89037.8
Leicester175637.7
Wakefield138037.7
South Tyneside60137.7
County Durham210037.6
Bexley118937.6
Wigan133237.4
Oldham117437.4
Redcar and Cleveland56037.4
Lambeth107637.2
Rotherham119237.2
Salford107337.1
Derby121637
Peterborough102536.9
St. Helens74936.9
Blackburn with Darwen79936.6
Portsmouth77536.4
Medway118336.4
Havering107136.4
Eg105236.2
Telford and Wrekin78436.2
Lewisham117736.2
Tameside98036.2
Southampton93936
Bedford74735.7
Kingston upon Hull, city of108035.7
Leeds311735.6
Doncaster131835.6
Sutton82935.5
Camden50535.5
North Tyneside82135.5
Kirklees192235.5
Lincolnshire278135.4
Sefton99035.4
Cheshire West and Chester132835.3
Torbay46435.3
Hammersmith and Fulham45735.2
Bolton134835.1
Barnet144035
Sheffield216535
Stockton-on-Tees84434.9
To bury77834.9
Staffordshire308234.8
Barnsley93334.7
Milton Keynes118034.5
calderdale91734.5
North Lincolnshire65134.4
Lancashire457934.4
Northeast Lincolnshire64534.3
Kensington and Chelsea31034.3
Herefordshire, County of60034.1
Wirral118934
Reading60734
Wandsworth77533.6
Cumbria167533.6
Merton77033.5
Swindon87533.5
Warrington84433.4
Southend-on-Sea65633
Worcestershire191232.8
Norfolk287032.8
Isle of Wight38832.7
Warwickshire195332.6
Northamptonshire262632.4
Cheshire East124332.4
Northumberland107432.4
Derbyshire268132.3
Knows533632.2
Plymouth83632.2
East Riding of Yorkshire113032.1
Solihull79432
Gloucestershire209831.9
Nottinghamshire279431.7
Trafford90831.6
Somerset158831.5
Essex495331.4
Stockport102831.3
Bristol, city of140231.3
Bromley111831.1
Bournemouth52930.8
North Yorkshire168430.7
Hampshire428830.5
York58730.4
Suffolk228130.3
Leicestershire220330.2
Shropshire81430.1
Poole41529.8
Cornwall1150729.6
Buckinghamshire170229.4
Dorset114928.9
Rutland10728.8
Hertfordshire367128.6
Oxfordshire198128.6
Central Bedfordshire93728.5
Eastern Sussex147728.3
South Gloucestershire86628.2
Bracknell forest38128.2
West Sussex234428.1
Wiltshire138828.1
Kingston upon Thames52328
Windsor and Maidenhead42228
West Berkshire50727.7
Cambridgeshire172727.1
North Somerset56827.1
Devon173827
Wokingham53226.4
Brighton and Hove64725.9
Surrey287525.7
Bath and Northeast Somerset43025.6
Richmond upon Thames52123.4
WHERE ARE CHILDREN IN RECEPTION THE MOST OVERWEIGHT OR OBUGENED?
Region and local authorityNumberpredominance
Kingston upon Hull, city of94429.4
Knowsley50529
Redcar and Cleveland42428.8
Blackpool47228.7
St. Helens56128.5
Liverpool146227.8
Newcastle upon Tyne81027.3
Wolverhampton89827.2
Stop by38127.1
Sefton79326.9
Southwark79626.7
Wigan91926.5
Portsmouth60026.3
Wakefield104526.2
Walsall96826
Brent92326
Dudley96926
Plymouth68625.8
Stoke-on-Trent81425.7
North Lincolnshire46225.7
Green wich88325.6
Telford and Wrekin51925.6
Torbay35825.5
Cumbria118025.5
Doncaster88825.4
Gateshead49825.3
Middlesbrough47725.3
Northeast Lincolnshire46625.2
Lincolnshire194125.2
Darlington28025.2
Manchester153825.1
Cornwall1131825
Barking and Dagenham83225
Staffordshire220625
North Somerset52424.8
Knows408824.7
South Tyneside39624.7
Salford73524.7
Derby77924.6
Sunderland69724.5
Hartlepool26024.4
North Tyneside55824.4
Sandwell108224.3
Havering75724.3
Rotherham73924.3
Hackney160224.1
Enfield94224
Nottingham81524
Birmingham360424
County Durham130723.9
Wirral84723.9
Derbyshire191723.9
Rochdale69823.9
York43623.9
Medway81123.8
Isle of Wight29023.8
To bury53423.7
Luton74323.6
Hounslow75323.6
Herefordshire, County of41923.6
North Yorkshire124123.5
Stockport79123.4
Eastern Sussex118123.4
Oldham72023.4
Lancashire304423.4
Tameside65123.3
Leeds212723.3
Newham103523.2
Sheffield141523.2
Kirklees120123.2
Rutland8723
calderdale59222.9
Reading42322.9
Warrington54022.9
Haringey62622.8
Cheshire West and Chester85122.8
Norfolk196622.7
Lambeth65722.7
Shropshire57722.7
Cheshire East85522.6
Bexley66922.6
Southend-on-Sea45622.5
Nottinghamshire198922.5
Coventry93422.4
Essex358322.4
Southampton60122.3
Bristol, city of111622.3
Thurrock53022.2
Croydon95822.2
swamp48922.2
Bedford49522.2
Bolton85822.2
Dorset79322.1
Warwickshire134022.1
Gloucestershire144022
Somerset116822
Waltham Forest70721.9
Milton Keynes77321.9
Bradford141121.8
Tower hamlets68921.8
Peterborough60421.6
Bath and Northeast Somerset37321.6
Stockton-on-Tees51121.6
Hampshire311821.5
Northamptonshire161921.5
Ealing83621.5
Barnsley57121.3
Bournemouth38721.2
Blackburn with Darwen42421.2
Islington36921.2
Wiltshire106420.9
Lewisham68020.8
Leicester91620.8
Swindon55520.7
Bromley77620.6
Central Bedfordshire71120.4
Hillingdon79520.4
Solihull55220.3
Trafford57720.2
Westminster20920.2
Brighton and Hove49020.2
Merton44720.1
East Riding of Yorkshire64320.1
Northumberland60220
Kensington and Chelsea17220
Camden26319.9
Suffolk148419.8
Redbridge79919.8
Leicestershire144519.8
Bracknell forest26619.8
South Gloucestershire63919.7
Worcestershire117319.7
Devon119619.6
Sutton43019.5
West Berkshire35219.5
Oxfordshire134819.4
Hertfordshire263819.4
West Sussex163819.3
Barnet78019.1
Hammersmith and Fulham24519
Poole28619
Wokingham38718.6
Buckinghamshire105218.2
Eg52617.9
Cambridgeshire117917.8
Wandsworth46117.4
Surrey178116.9
Windsor and Maidenhead25816.8
Richmond upon Thames37316.5
Kingston upon Thames29215.3

WHAT IS Obesity? AND WHAT ARE HEALTH RISKS?

Obesity is defined as an adult with a BMI of 30 or higher.

The BMI of a healthy person – calculated by dividing the weight in kg by the height in meters and the answer again by the length – is between 18.5 and 24.9.

Among children, obesity is defined as being in the 95th percentile.

Percentiles compare young people with others of the same age.

For example, if a three-month-old is in the 40th percentile for weight, it means that 40 percent of the three-month-old children weigh the same or less than that baby.

About 58 percent of women and 68 percent of men in the UK are overweight or obese.

The condition costs the NHS around £ 6.1 billion each year, from its estimated £ 124.7 billion budget.

This is due to obesity, which increases the risk of a number of life-threatening conditions.

Such conditions include type 2 diabetes, which can cause kidney disease, blindness and even limb amputations.

Research suggests that at least one in six hospital beds in the UK is taken by a diabetes patient.

Obesity also increases the risk of heart disease, killing 315,000 people in the UK each year – making it the leading cause of death.

Carrying dangerous amounts of weight is also linked to 12 different types of cancer.

This includes breast, which affects one in eight women at some point in its life.

Among children, research suggests that 70 percent of obese young people have high blood pressure or increased cholesterol, putting them at risk for heart disease.

Obese children are also considerably more likely to become obese adults.

And if children are overweight, their obesity is often more severe in adulthood.

No fewer than one in five children go to school in the UK with overweight or obesity, which increases to one in three by the time they turn 10.

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