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Data Provider: Welsh Government Number of healthy lifestyle behaviours - Health and well-being measures for children for the National Indicators
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Year[Filtered]
Measure1
Health Behaviour[Filtered]
Measure(Ascending)[Filtered]
Breakdown[Filter]
[Collapse]Click here to sortFewer than two healthy behaviours[Collapse]Click here to sortZero healthy behaviours[Collapse]Click here to sortOne healthy behaviour[Collapse]Click here to sortTwo healthy behaviours[Collapse]Click here to sortThree healthy behaviours[Collapse]Click here to sortFour healthy behaviours
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Male112947358
Female1321145376
Year 7202444212
Year 841445438
Year 992845388
Year 101631348325
Year 112752246243
Low Family Affluence102853307
Medium Family Affluence1321148345
High Family Affluence1221043378
Total1221046367

Metadata

Title
Health and well-being measures for children for the National Indicators

Last update
March 2017 March 2017

Next update
Unknown

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Health Behaviours in School-aged Children (HSBC)

Contact email
stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Designation
None

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Wales

Geographical coverage
Wales

Languages covered
English and Welsh

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description
The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 is about improving the social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being of Wales. The Act places a legal requirement on Welsh Ministers to set national indicators for the purpose of measuring progress towards the achievement of the well-being goals.

The HBSC composite measure included in the data table has been laid as one of the national indicators for the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 and will use the percentage of children who have fewer than two healthy lifestyle behaviours (not smoking, eating fruit daily or vegetables daily, never or rarely drink, physically active for an hour everyday) and the individual lifestyle behaviours will be used as contextual indicators.


Data collection and calculation
The HBSC is a school based survey, data are collected through self-completion questionnaires administered in the classroom. Survey questions cover a range of health indicators and health related behaviours as well as the life circumstances of young people. Further information on data collection and calculation can be found in the related statistical publication, as per given weblink.

Data reference periods
2013/14

Statistical quality
Further information on quality and methods can be found in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.

Keywords
National Indicator, Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Survey, HBSC, Alcohol, Smoking, Fruit or Vegetable, Physical Activity, Lifestyle Behaviours