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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
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Statistics
ISBN:
9780755981076

The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 1.3 Number of long-term conditions, by age and sex

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

Aged 16 and over
2008

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

84

79

67

61

46

38

33

62

1

14

17

24

25

28

29

32

23

2 or more

3

4

10

15

25

32

35

15

Mean number of conditions a

1.2

1.2

1.4

1.5

1.7

1.8

1.8

1.6

Standard error of the mean

0.09

0.07

0.06

0.06

0.07

0.06

0.08

0.03

Women

Number of long-term conditions

0

82

71

70

58

45

34

29

58

1

15

22

20

27

30

33

32

25

2 or more

3

7

10

15

25

33

39

17

Mean number of conditions a

1.2

1.3

1.4

1.5

1.7

1.8

1.9

1.6

Standard error of the mean

0.05

0.04

0.05

0.06

0.06

0.05

0.07

0.02

Bases (weighted):

Men

464

481

563

555

480

327

218

3087

Women

445

487

616

591

504

384

350

3377

Bases (unweighted):

Men

246

317

460

535

525

453

304

2840

Women

334

451

648

632

632

516

410

3623

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