Australian Bureau of Statistics
4842.0.55.001 - Overweight and Obesity in Adults in Australia: A Snapshot, 2007–08
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Similarly, adults who had qualifications such as a Certificate I-IV and those with no non-school qualification were more likely to be overweight or obese (66% and 63% respectively) than adults with a degree, diploma or higher qualification (55%). People who had a degree, diploma or higher qualification were more likely to eat the recommended daily amounts of fruit and vegetable and less likely to be sedentary or exercise at low levels than people with other or no non-school qualifications.
1 Franco Sassi, Obesity and the Economics of Prevention: Fit not fat. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2010.
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