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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 1.5 Estimated odds ratios for bad/very bad general health, by associated risk factors and sex

Table 1.5 Estimated odds ratios for bad/very bad general health, by associated risk factors and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Independent variables

Men

Women

Base (weighted) 3088

Odds Ratio

95% Confidence interval

Base (weighted) 3377

Odds Ratio

95% Confidence interval

(p<0.001)

(p<0.001)

Age (continuous)

3088

1.04

1.03, 1.05

3377

1.03

1.02, 1.04

Equivalised annual household income quintile

(p=<0.001)

(p=0.001)

1 st (highest)

656

1

614

1

2 nd

564

2.04

0.71, 5.83

578

0.85

0.38, 1.89

3 rd

593

4.24

1.51, 11.89

596

1.18

0.57, 2.46

4 th

426

4.25

1.54, 11.75

546

2.28

1.14, 4.55

5 th (lowest)

438

8.03

2.90, 22.21

569

2.50

1.20, 5.19

Not categorised

411

3.42

1.20, 9.76

475

1.53

0.71, 3.28

Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation quintile

(p=0.002)

(p=0.001)

5 th (least deprived)

551

1

630

1

4 th

757

1.21

0.64, 2.28

746

1.76

1.02, 3.05

3 rd

564

1.29

0.66, 2.52

630

1.20

0.66, 2.19

2 nd

630

1.34

0.69, 2.62

695

1.98

1.11, 3.56

1 st (most deprived)

587

2.51

1.34, 4.68

677

2.79

1.59, 4.89

Smoking status

(p=<0.001)

(p=<0.001)

Never smoked cigarettes at all

1403

1

1621

1

Used to smoke cigarettes occasionally

116

0.89

0.26, 3.03

178

0.73

0.31, 1.73

Used to smoke cigarettes regularly

749

2.08

1.36, 3.19

750

1.55

1.06, 2.24

Current cigarette smoker

821

3.16

2.10, 4.76

828

2.22

1.54, 3.20

Alcohol consumption

(p=0.041)

(p=0.025)

<21 units (men) / <14 units (women) in past week a

2179

1

2703

1

>21 units (men) / >14 units (women) in past week

909

0.64

0.41, 0.98

674

0.57

0.35, 0.93

a This category includes 37 men and 22 women who did not answer the question