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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 1.11 True standard errors and 95% confidence intervals for general health variables

Table 1.11 True standard errors and 95% confidence intervals for general health variables

2008

% (p) / Mean

Sample size (un-weighted)

True standard error

95% confidence interval

Deft

Longstanding illness

Men

Limiting longstanding illness

23.3

2840

0.93

21.5-25.1

1.22

Non-Limiting longstanding illness

15.2

2840

0.78

13.7-16.7

1.20

No longstanding illness

61.5

2840

1.11

59.3-63.7

1.26

Total with illness

38.5

2840

1.11

36.3-40.7

1.26

Women

Limiting longstanding illness

27.9

3623

0.87

26.1-29.6

1.13

Non-Limiting longstanding illness

14.5

3623

0.67

13.2-15.8

1.10

No longstanding illness

57.6

3623

1.01

55.7-59.6

1.18

Total with illness

42.4

3623

1.01

40.4-44.3

1.18

Self-reported general health

Men

Very good/good

76.5

2840

0.95

74.6-78.3

1.25

Fair

16.1

2840

0.81

14.5-17.7

1.23

Bad/very bad

7.5

2840

0.52

6.4-8.5

1.09

Women

Very good/good

74.6

3622

0.83

72.9-76.2

1.10

Fair

18.7

3622

0.72

17.3-20.2

1.07

Bad/very bad

6.7

3622

0.44

5.8-7.6

1.03

GHQ12 score

Men

0

64.4

2569

1.12

62.2-66.6

1.24

1-3

23.2

2569

0.99

21.3-25.2

1.24

4 or more

12.4

2569

0.76

10.9-13.9

1.22

Women

0

57.7

3301

0.98

55.8-59.6

1.10

1-3

25.2

3301

0.80

23.7-26.8

1.02

4 or more

17.1

3301

0.72

15.7-18.5

1.05

WEMWBS mean score

Men

50.2

2539

0.20

49.8-50.6

1.26

Women

49.7

3248

0.16

49.4-50.0

1.06