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NHS Health Survey for England 2017

This NHS Digital report contains key statistics relating to children’s physical health and health-related behaviours in 2017.

Standout statistics:

  • The proportion of children aged 8 to 15 who had ever smoked decreased from 19% in 1997 to 5% in 2017

  • 18% of children aged between 5 and 15 ate the recommended five or more portions of fruit or vegetables a day

  • 94% of boys and 95% of girls reported very good or good health in 2017.

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