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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-07128: Colin Smyth (South Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 9 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many people aged (a) 66 to 75, (b) 76 to 85 and (c) over 85 are overweight or obese.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 2 March 2017

The information contained the Scottish Health Survey 2015, published in September 2016, states that 33% of people in the 65-74 age group and 26% of people in the over 75 age group were obese or morbidly obese.