Health survey Northern Ireland

This week the Department of Health released data from the Health survey Northern Ireland, with data from 2010/11 to 2017/18 on BMI, diet, sexual health, drinking and smoking habits, physical activity and illness.

22/11/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Report on determinants of weight gain, overweight and obesity

The World Cancer Research Fund have released a report on the determinants of weight gain, overweight and obesity as part of their Continuous Update Project which has identified 12 cancers causally linked to greater body fatness.

14/11/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Growing Up in Ireland longitudinal study

The latest report from the Growing Up in Ireland longitudinal study presents a comprehensive overview of the lives of the child cohort at age 13, including data on weight, weight perception and snacking behaviours.

17/10/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Inequalities in overweight and obesity in schoolchildren in Ireland

An article published in the journal BMC Public Health has investigated if there is a relationship between school socio-economic status and overweight and obesity in schoolchildren.

04/04/2018   by Anne Parle  

A Fitter Future for All Report

Yesterday the Department of Health published its progress report on the 10 year obesity framework in Northern Ireland.

20/02/2018   by Anne Parle  

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