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The Scottish Health Survey: Volume 1: Main Report

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Table 1.3 Number of long-term conditions in adults, 2009, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over
2009

Number of long-term conditions

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75+

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Number of long-term conditions

0

83

80

73

61

48

39

30

63

1

15

17

18

23

33

32

31

23

2 or more

2

3

8

15

20

29

39

14

Mean number of conditions a

[1.1]

1.2

1.4

1.6

1.5

1.7

1.9

1.5

Standard error of the mean

[0.04]

0.05

0.06

0.06

0.05

0.05

0.07

0.02

Women

Number of long-term conditions

0

79

73

67

61

45

38

31

58

1

17

21

22

23

32

30

33

25

2 or more

4

6

12

15

24

31

35

17

Mean number of conditions a

1.3

1.3

1.5

1.6

1.7

1.8

1.8

1.6

Standard error of the mean

0.08

0.05

0.06

0.05

0.05

0.05

0.05

0.02

All adults

Number of long-term conditions

0

81

76

70

61

46

39

31

60

1

16

19

20

23

32

31

32

24

2 or more

3

4

10

15

22

30

37

16

Mean number of conditions a

1.2

1.3

1.5

1.6

1.6

1.7

1.8

1.6

Standard error of the mean

0.04

0.04

0.04

0.04

0.04

0.04

0.04

0.02

Bases (weighted):

Men

538

568

633

649

563

387

259

3597

Men (with long-term condition)

93

114

169

251

295

235

183

1339

Women

511

571

695

700

590

450

410

3926

Women (with long-term condition)

106

154

230

271

327

277

281

1647

All adults

1050

1138

1328

1349

1153

836

669

7523

All adults (with long-term condition)

199

268

399

523

622

512

464

2986

Bases (unweighted):

Men

272

406

549

601

575

517

363

3283

Men (with long-term condition)

48

86

151

240

294

307

253

1379

Women

383

580

780

733

735

550

480

4241

Women (with long-term condition)

87

162

252

289

406

339

323

1858

All adults

655

986

1329

1334

1310

1067

843

7524

All adults (with long-term condition)

135

248

403

529

700

646

576

3237

a Mean number of conditions is based on those with a long-term condition