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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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Table 8.3 Any CVD, any CVD or diabetes, aIHD, bIHD or stroke, (observed and age-standardised), by NS-SEC of household reference person and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Any CVD/ any CVD or diabetes/ IHD/ IHD or stroke

NS-SEC of household reference person

Managerial & professional

Intermediate

Small employers & own account workers

Lower supervisory & technical

Semi-routine & routine

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Observed

Any CVD

13.2

11.3

15.4

19.2

16.8

Any CVD or diabetes

15.9

16.1

17.3

22.3

20.2

IHD

4.1

5.2

5.2

10.0

10.1

IHD or stroke

5.9

7.0

7.7

12.1

11.6

Standardised

Any CVD

14.2

14.2

14.0

17.0

15.6

Any CVD or diabetes

17.2

20.0

15.7

19.9

18.6

IHD

4.6

6.9

4.8

8.3

9.2

IHD or stroke

6.6

9.2

6.8

10.0

10.5

Women

Observed

Any CVD

12.8

16.1

17.7

15.7

17.3

Any CVD or diabetes

15.0

18.6

18.6

20.2

20.5

IHD

2.6

5.3

5.0

7.4

8.7

IHD or stroke

3.9

7.1

6.0

9.8

11.3

Standardised

Any CVD

14.5

15.3

18.3

14.7

15.5

Any CVD or diabetes

17.0

17.8

19.1

19.3

18.5

IHD

3.4

4.7

5.8

6.9

7.2

IHD or stroke

5.3

6.0

6.6

9.3

9.6

Bases (weighted):

Men

1124

280

269

433

925

Women

1216

386

281

330

1073

Bases (unweighted):

Men

995

234

283

419

864

Women

1231

393

336

379

1185

a Types 1 and 2 combined
b Ischaemic heart disease, reported as doctor-diagnosed heart attack or angina