Table 6.1 Number of multiple risks, 2013-2016 combined, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2013- 2016 combined
Number of risks Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
% % % % % % % %
Men
No risks 40 34 27 23 22 21 25 27
1 risk 42 38 42 40 35 40 45 40
2 risks 15 23 25 27 29 28 25 25
3 risks 3 5 5 9 12 10 4 7
4 risks 0 1 1 1 2 1 - 1
2+ risks 19 29 30 37 43 39 30 33
Mean 0.82 1.01 1.10 1.25 1.37 1.29 1.08 1.14
Standard error of the mean 0.04 0.04 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.01
Women
No risks 39 39 32 29 27 23 18 30
1 risk 40 38 40 38 38 44 47 40
2 risks 16 18 21 25 28 29 32 24
3 risks 5 3 5 7 7 4 3 5
4 risks 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
2+ risks 21 23 27 32 35 33 35 30
Mean 0.88 0.88 1.01 1.12 1.16 1.15 1.19 1.05
Standard error of the mean 0.04 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.01
All adults
No risks 39 37 30 26 24 22 21 29
1 risk 41 38 41 39 37 42 46 40
2 risks 16 21 23 26 29 28 29 24
3 risks 4 4 5 8 9 7 3 6
4 risks 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1
2+ risks 20 26 29 35 39 36 33 31
Mean 0.85 0.95 1.06 1.18 1.26 1.22 1.15 1.10
Standard error of the mean 0.03 0.03 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.01
Bases (weighted):
Men 991 1257 1242 1415 1206 910 535 7557
Women 905 1248 1241 1497 1248 992 692 7824
All adults 1896 2505 2483 2913 2455 1902 1227 15381
Bases (unweighted):
Men 610 868 1086 1270 1258 1168 686 6946
Women 662 1172 1358 1620 1504 1342 855 8513
All adults 1272 2040 2444 2890 2762 2510 1541 15459

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