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24% of Northern Ireland children 'obese by 11', Institute of Education study says

Almost one in four Northern Irish children born at the beginning of the new century was obese by the age of 11, a new study suggests.

Just over 24% of the 1,300 children living in Northern Ireland who were surveyed by researchers at the Institute of Education, London, were found to be obese.

BBC News NI Health Correspondent Marie-Louise Connolly reports.

  • 27 Nov 2014