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THE 2012 Welsh Health Survey put 57% of adults in the overweight or obese category and 21% as obese.
The most up-to-date figures on obesity in Wales come from the Welsh Health Survey which collated results from local authorities across the country in 2010 and 2011.
According to figures from the latest Welsh Health Survey, 35% of all children are overweight or obese, of which 19% are obese.
Some 35% of all Welsh children are overweight, of which 19% are obese, according to figures from the latest Welsh Health Survey.
A Welsh Health Survey conducted in September said the problem affects 57% of adults, with 22% being obese.
But the Welsh Health Survey reveals that despite high profile public lifestyle campaigns, there was little change in physical activity levels since the study began in 2003/04 up top 2010.
The initiative comes against the background of newly released figures from the Welsh Health Survey showing that around one third of children and more than half of Welsh adults are classified as overweight or obese.
According to figures from the latest Welsh Health Survey in 2011, 23% of adults smoke while data from the most recent Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey, shows 11% of 15-16-year old males and 16% of 15-16-year-old females smoke in Wales.