Child obesity: Are 22,000 children 'severely obese'?

Child obesity: Are 22,000 children 'severely obese'?
 

Almost 60% more children in their last year of primary school are classified as "severely obese" than in their first year, according to Public Health England figures for England and Wales.
The Local Government Association (LGA) said this shows children are becoming fatter as they go through school.
Every year, Public Health England - part of the Department of Health and Social Care which is responsible for the National Child Measurement Programme - produces figures on childhood obesity. This year, for the first time, they included a "severely obese" category.
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30 May 2018 in Regional, Views: 55
Source: BBC
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