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Obesity-related hospital admissions increase in England, new report shows

Hospitals in England reported 11,740 inpatient admissions with a primary diagnosis of obesity in 2011/12, according to new analysis from the Health and Social Care Information Centre.

Female admissions were almost three times the number of male admissions (8,740 compared to 2,990).

The report Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet, England 2013 brings together several sources of recently published information to provide a comprehensive picture of obesity related issues in England.