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Vleuten-De Meern

Health in the Utrecht district Vleuten-De Meern
Among others: Veldhuizen, Vleuterweide and Haarzuilens

Almost all children, young people and adults in Vleuten-De Meern are positive about their own health. The figures about the district are often in line with the Utrecht average. It is notable that mothers in this district are less likely to breastfeed their babies. This is confirmed by healthcare professionals. Children in this district eat less fruit and drink more soft drinks. In addition, children are at an increased risk of social-emotional problems. In comparison to the city average, young people are more active and less likely to be overweight. Children and young people in Vleuten-De Meern are more likely to be living in a traditional family.

The percentage of adults who are overweight has decreased slightly but is still higher than the city average. People in Vleuten-De Meern get less exercise than adults in other districts. Inhabitants of this district smoke relatively little and drink less alcohol.