According to the BMJ's research into exercise taken by seven-year-olds:
- Only on in three (33 percent) of Bangladeshi children managed the recommended exercise minimum.
- Children in Scotland were the second worst country for overall activity. Only 52.5 percent were able to meet the one hour target.
- Seven-year-olds living in the north west of England were the most likely to hit the one hour mark, with 58 percent taking part in vigorous exercise.
- However, children in the midlands came in last, with only 46 percent likely to meet the bare minimum.