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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 1.17 True standard errors and 95% confidence intervals for anthropometric measurement variables

Table 1.17 True standard errors and 95% confidence intervals for anthropometric measurement variables

2008

% (p) / Mean

Sample size (un-weighted)

True standard error

95% confidence interval

Deft

Men

Height

Mean height (cm)

175.0

2512

0.20

174.6-175.4

1.44

Weight

Mean weight (kg)

83.9

2474

0.41

83.1-84.7

1.31

Body mass index

Mean body mass index (kg/m 2)

27.4

2454

0.12

27.1-27.6

1.26

Less than 18.5

2.0

2454

0.43

1.1-2.8

1.60

18.5 to less than 25

29.6

2454

1.15

27.3-31.8

1.30

25 to less than 30

42.4

2454

1.21

40.0-44.8

1.27

30 to less than 40

24.7

2454

0.92

22.9-26.5

1.10

40+

1.4

2454

0.25

0.9-1.9

1.12

Women

Height

Mean height (cm)

161.3

3180

0.15

161.0-161.6

1.23

Weight

Mean weight (kg)

71.3

3035

0.34

70.6-71.9

1.16

Body mass index

Mean body mass index (kg/m 2)

27.4

3019

0.13

27.2-27.7

1.21

Less than 18.5

1.9

3019

0.33

1.3-2.5

1.28

18.5 to less than 25

36.3

3019

1.03

34.3-38.3

1.13

25 to less than 30

34.3

3019

0.97

32.4-36.2

1.08

30 to less than 40

24.1

3019

0.89

22.4-25.9

1.10

40+

3.4

3019

0.37

2.6-4.1

1.09