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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 1.10 Age distribution of responding adult sample compared with 2008 mid-population estimates for Scotland, by health board and sex

Table 1.10 Age distribution of responding adult sample compared with 2008 mid-population estimates for Scotland, by health board and sex

Responding adults aged 16 and over
2008

Age

Health survey responding adult sample

Men

Women

At interview

Mid-2008 population estimates a

At interview

Mid-2008 population estimates

%

%

%

%

Ayrshire & Arran

16-24

9

15

9

13

25-34

8

13

10

12

35-44

16

18

16

18

45-54

15

18

19

18

55-64

22

17

20

16

65-74

22

12

16

13

75+

7

8

10

11

All

45

47

55

53

Base

155

141

191

158

Borders

16-24

4

12

5

11

25-34

5

11

9

11

35-44

16

19

15

18

45-54

18

19

20

18

55-64

26

18

20

17

65-74

19

13

17

13

75+

14

9

14

12

All

40

48

60

52

Base:

148

44

226

47

Dumfries and Galloway

16-24

10

13

15

11

25-34

12

10

10

10

35-44

10

17

20

17

45-54

19

18

19

18

55-64

22

19

15

18

65-74

21

14

11

14

75+

6

10

10

13

All

46

48

54

52

Base:

105

58

124

64

Fife

16-24

10

15

6

13

25-34

7

14

13

13

35-44

15

18

14

18

45-54

23

18

19

17

55-64

16

16

17

16

65-74

15

11

17

12

75+

14

7

13

11

All

43

48

57

52

Base:

281

138

374

151

Forth Valley

16-24

4

15

5

13

25-34

11

14

10

14

35-44

20

19

19

19

45-54

16

18

19

17

55-64

24

16

21

16

65-74

15

11

18

12

75+

10

7

9

10

All

47

48

53

52

Base:

122

110

140

121

Grampian

16-24

11

14

9

13

25-34

11

16

12

14

35-44

17

19

19

19

45-54

17

19

20

18

55-64

19

16

18

15

65-74

13

10

11

11

75+

11

7

10

10

All

44

49

56

51

Base:

333

213

417

220

Greater Glasgow & Clyde

16-24

7

16

12

14

25-34

16

18

15

16

35-44

17

18

18

18

45-54

19

18

15

17

55-64

13

14

15

13

65-74

16

9

14

11

75+

11

6

13

10

All

44

47

56

53

Base:

511

456

659

510

Highlands

16-24

4

13

5

10

25-34

9

12

12

11

35-44

17

17

16

18

45-54

13

19

16

18

55-64

19

18

20

18

65-74

24

12

19

13

75+

14

8

11

11

All

42

49

58

51

Base:

126

122

171

129

Lanarkshire

16-24

9

16

9

13

25-34

13

15

14

14

35-44

16

19

22

19

45-54

19

18

16

18

55-64

19

15

16

15

65-74

14

10

13

11

75+

9

6

11

9

All

43

47

58

53

Base:

238

213

322

237

Lothian

16-24

10

15

11

14

25-34

12

19

14

18

35-44

17

19

20

18

45-54

20

17

16

16

55-64

17

14

16

14

65-74

14

9

13

10

75+

11

6

10

9

All

47

48

53

52

Base:

342

315

380

347

Orkney

16-24

10

13

13

11

25-34

15

11

9

11

35-44

20

18

23

18

45-54

18

19

21

18

55-64

23

18

18

17

65-74

11

13

10

14

75+

5

8

6

11

All

47

49

53

51

Base:

102

8

114

8

Shetland

16-24

15

13

10

11

25-34

6

14

10

14

35-44

15

19

19

19

45-54

26

19

22

18

55-64

21

18

16

16

65-74

11

11

10

12

75+

6

7

13

11

All

44

51

56

49

Base:

100

9

125

9

Tayside

16-24

8

15

10

13

25-34

12

14

14

13

35-44

13

16

13

17

45-54

19

17

14

17

55-64

21

16

22

16

65-74

14

12

16

12

75+

13

9

13

12

All

42

48

58

52

Base:

195

153

272

168

Western Isles

16-24

8

12

9

9

25-34

7

11

9

11

35-44

18

17

21

17

45-54

17

19

16

17

55-64

15

19

18

17

65-74

25

13

18

14

75+

10

9

9

14

All

44

49

56

51

Base:

84

11

108

11

a 2008 private household population for Scotland (Source: GRO Scotland). Base shown in thousands.