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Table 2 Obesity rates by ethnicity and risk factor.

From: Risk factors for childhood obesity at age 5: Analysis of the Millennium Cohort Study

  White/European
n = 15062
Asian
n = 1845
African
n = 654
Income    
Less than £10,400 7% (6.1%-8.1) 8.7%(6.4%-11.8%) 13.3% (9.1%-19%)
£10,400-£20,800 5.5%(4.8%-6.3%) 6.2% (4.3%-8.8%) 9% (4.8%-16%)
£20,800+ 4.5% (3.9%-5.1%) 5.4% (3.1%-9.3%) 17.8% (11%-27%)
Education    
No qualifications 7.1% (5.9%-8.4%) 9.2% (7%-12%) 11% (6.9%-17.5%)
O'level equivalent (education to age 16) 6.3% (5.7%-6.9%) 5.5% (3.5%-8.4%) 13% (8.9%-20%)
A'level equivalent (Education to age 18) 3.7% (2.8%-4.9%) 3.6% (1.4%-8.8%) 0% (denominator = 29)
University 3.5% (3.0%-4.2%) 5.5% (3.1%-9.6%)  
(Education to age 20+)    13% (8.7%-20.7%)