Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet, England 2013 – NHS Information Centre – 20 February 2013

Posted on February 25, 2013. Filed under: Health Status | Tags: |

Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet, England 2013 – NHS Information Centre – 20 February 2013

“Hospitals in England reported 11,740 inpatient admissions with a primary diagnosis of obesity in 2011/12, new analysis from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) shows today.

This is one per cent more than in 2010/11 (11,570) and triple the number recorded five years earlier (3,860 in 2006/07).

Female admissions were almost three times the number of male admissions (8,740 compared to 2,990); continuing the recent pattern of female admissions being substantially higher than male admissions.”

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