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The Scottish Health Survey: Volume 1: Main Report

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Table 1.1 Adult self-assessed general health, 2008, 2009, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008, 2009

Self-assessed general health

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75+

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Very good

2008

54

48

39

35

30

24

17

37

2009

49

49

43

33

29

24

18

37

Good

2008

34

40

44

43

36

37

38

39

2009

42

38

39

42

40

42

33

40

Fair

2008

12

9

12

14

21

28

27

16

2009

9

12

12

17

20

22

32

16

Bad

2008

1

2

5

7

9

9

14

6

2009

0

1

5

7

9

9

13

6

Very bad

2008

-

1

1

2

4

2

4

2

2009

-

0

1

2

2

2

5

1

Very good/good

2008

88

88

82

78

66

61

55

76

2009

91

87

83

74

70

66

50

77

Bad/very bad

2008

1

3

5

8

13

12

17

7

2009

0

2

5

8

10

11

17

7

Women

Very good

2008

41

45

42

36

29

26

18

35

2009

43

47

42

37

31

25

15

36

Good

2008

45

40

41

39

40

37

34

40

2009

47

40

41

39

42

39

39

41

Fair

2008

12

12

14

18

20

26

36

19

2009

9

10

11

14

20

25

34

17

Bad

2008

2

3

3

5

8

8

10

5

2009

1

2

5

8

6

9

10

6

Very bad

2008

-

0

0

2

4

3

3

2

2009

0

1

1

1

1

2

2

1

Very good/good

2008

86

85

82

75

69

64

51

75

2009

90

87

83

77

73

64

54

77

Bad/very bad

2008

2

3

3

7

11

11

13

7

2009

1

3

6

9

7

11

12

7

All adults

Very good/good

2008

87

86

82

76

67

62

75

75

2009

90

87

83

75

71

65

53

77

Bad/very bad

2008

1

3

4

8

12

11

7

7

2009

0

2

5

8

10

11

14

7

Bases (weighted):

Men 2008

464

481

563

555

480

327

218

3087

Men 2009

538

568

633

649

563

387

259

3598

Women 2008

444

487

616

591

504

384

350

3376

Women 2009

511

571

695

700

590

450

410

3926

All adults 2008

908

968

1179

1146

983

711

568

6463

All adults 2009

1050

1138

1328

1349

1153

836

669

7524

Bases (unweighted):

Men 2008

246

317

460

535

525

453

304

2840

Men 2009

272

406

550

602

575

517

363

3285

Women 2008

333

451

648

632

632

516

410

3622

Women 2009

383

580

780

733

735

550

480

4241

All adults 2008

579

768

1108

1167

1157

969

714

6462

All adults 2009

655

986

1330

1335

1310

1067

843

7526