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The Scottish Health Survey: Volume 1: Main Report

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Table 1.6 WEMWBS mean scores, 2008, 2009, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008, 2009

WEMWBS scores

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75+

Men

Mean

2008

51.1

50.4

50.6

49.6

50.0

50.7

48.7

50.2

2009

50.2

50.1

49.5

48.8

50.3

51.4

49.1

49.9

SE of the mean

2008

0.57

0.47

0.48

0.42

0.48

0.50

0.63

0.20

2009

0.59

0.38

0.37

0.39

0.38

0.38

0.53

0.16

Standard deviation

2008

7.54

7.52

8.80

8.47

9.48

9.49

8.51

8.55

2009

7.67

7.11

8.20

8.39

8.27

7.98

8.17

8.00

Women

Mean

2008

49.8

49.4

49.5

49.5

49.7

51.2

49.0

49.7

2009

50.4

49.4

49.6

48.9

50.4

50.5

48.3

49.7

SE of the mean

2008

0.48

0.43

0.36

0.43

0.42

0.43

0.49

0.16

2009

0.51

0.38

0.32

0.36

0.35

0.41

0.48

0.16

Standard deviation

2008

7.66

8.23

8.24

9.32

8.81

8.57

7.98

8.48

2009

8.22

8.24

8.42

9.09

8.49

8.27

8.40

8.51

All adults

Mean a

2008

50.5

49.9

50.0

49.6

49.8

51.0

48.9

50.0

2009

50.3

49.8

49.6

48.9

50.3

50.9

48.6

49.8

SE of the mean

2008

0.37

0.34

0.32

0.31

0.33

0.35

0.40

0.14

2009

0.39

0.28

0.26

0.29

0.27

0.29

0.37

0.12

Standard deviation

2008

7.62

7.90

8.52

8.91

9.14

8.99

8.19

8.52

2009

7.95

7.69

8.31

8.76

8.38

8.14

8.31

8.27

Bases (weighted):

Men 2008

420

435

519

510

436

285

181

2785

Men 2009

480

537

584

598

520

346

216

3281

Women 2008

404

447

566

546

456

344

264

3026

Women 2009

478

528

652

663

551

398

314

3585

All adults 2008

823

882

1085

1056

892

629

444

5812

All adults 2009

958

1066

1236

1260

1071

745

530

6866

Bases (unweighted):

Men 2008

222

285

425

487

475

398

247

2539

Men 2009

244

384

507

559

532

464

304

2994

Women 2008

304

415

600

585

572

463

309

3248

Women 2009

360

540

736

698

687

488

377

3886

All adults 2008

526

700

1025

1072

1047

861

556

5787

All adults 2009

604

924

1243

1257

1219

952

681

6880

a Mean WEMWBS score for adults is part of the national mental health indicator set for adults