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Hywell Dinsdale

Hywell Dinsdale is specialist analyst and tool developer in the Obesity Knowledge and Intelligence team in Public Health England. He has particular expertise in obesity data sources, especially the National Child Measurement Programme. Hywell has worked as an analyst for fifteen years including roles for the (then) Department of Education, the Department of Health, the University of East London and West Sussex Public Health Observatory. Hywell has a BA(hons) degree in Human Sciences and a MRes in Environmental Science.

The ordinary person: measuring height and weight in adults

“To tall men I’m a midget and to short men I’m a giant; to the skinny ones I’m a fat man and to the fat ones I’m a thin man….. In fact I’m quite ordinary.” So says the Ordinary Man …