The social gradient is even greater for children involved in obesity prevalence ranges from 1.4 % in children of cadres has 7.9 % in children of workers. The report from single to double between a teenager whose father holds assets (3.9 %) and whose father is unemployed (8.7%). Neither the situation of the mother in relation to employment or family situation evolves in which the child appear as discriminating factors..
Compared with adolescents whose father is an executive or carries a higher intellectual professions, are the children of workers who have the highest risk of being overweight. All things being equal, the fact of school PTA multiplied by 1.3 in the risk of being overweight.
There are wide geographical disparities of overweight, with prevalences ranging from 22.1 % in the ZEAT (area of studies and planning) is a 13.8 % in the Central East ZEAT. With more than two in ten children are overweight, the ZEAT ahead is that of the NY region and the NY basin. The lowest prevalences concern ZEAT Central East, West, Mediterranean. In ZEAT overseas, the prevalence of overweight is higher in the mainland: it reached 18.0 % in the Antilles-Guyana and 20.7 % in Reunion. Nearly half (47.8 %) of students who are overweight has 5-6 years have found a third in normal weight. The latter result may reflect the effectiveness of early treatment of overweight, whether medical or not. The health status and oral treatment of sensory disorders are also indirect markers of social inequality. If overall nearly 5 % of Grade 3 have at least two untreated decayed teeth, the proportion reached 10% in colleges situated in an area of primary education (PTA).