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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 5.1 Fruit and vegetable consumption, 2003, 2008, by age and sex

Table 5.1 Fruit and vegetable consumption, 2003, 2008, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over
2003, 2008

Portions per day

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75+

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

2003

5 portions or more

17

18

19

22

24

18

16

20

Mean

2.5

2.9

2.9

3.2

3.4

3.1

2.9

3.0

Standard error of the mean

0.15

0.14

0.11

0.13

0.11

0.09

0.13

0.06

Median

2.0

2.3

2.3

2.7

3.0

2.7

2.7

2.7

2008

None

15

10

13

9

10

7

6

10

Less than 1 portion

4

5

5

5

4

5

5

5

1 portion or more but less than 2

26

22

21

18

16

17

19

20

2 portions or more but less than 3

17

19

20

17

19

17

22

18

3 portions or more but less than 4

16

13

14

17

15

16

17

15

4 portions or more but less than 5

8

11

9

13

13

13

14

11

5 portions or more

14

20

19

20

24

25

18

20

Mean

2.5

3.0

3.1

3.2

3.4

3.4

3.1

3.1

Standard error of the mean

0.17

0.16

0.24

0.11

0.14

0.13

0.13

0.07

Median

2.0

2.3

2.3

3.0

3.0

3.0

2.8

2.7

Bases (weighted):

Men 2003

580

610

761

670

569

406

260

3857

Men 2008

464

481

563

555

480

327

218

3087

Bases (unweighted):

Men 2003

336

455

733

616

633

510

327

3610

Men 2008

246

317

460

535

525

453

304

2840

Women

2003

5 portions or more

18

24

21

27

27

18

18

22

Mean

2.7

3.2

3.1

3.5

3.6

3.0

3.0

3.2

Standard error of the mean

0.16

0.12

0.09

0.10

0.10

0.08

0.11

0.05

Median

2.0

2.7

2.8

3.2

3.3

2.7

2.7

3.0

2008

None

9

9

8

7

7

4

4

7

Less than 1 portion

7

3

5

4

3

5

5

5

1 portion or more but less than 2

25

19

15

14

11

14

20

17

2 portions or more but less than 3

17

17

19

16

17

19

23

18

3 portions or more but less than 4

16

14

17

15

17

16

18

16

4 portions or more but less than 5

12

11

14

15

15

16

14

14

5 portions or more

15

26

22

29

29

26

17

24

Mean

2.9

3.3

3.3

3.7

3.8

3.6

3.1

3.4

Standard error of the mean

0.17

0.13

0.10

0.13

0.12

0.12

0.12

0.06

Median

2.2

3.0

3.0

3.3

3.3

3.3

2.8

3.0

Bases (weighted):

Women 2003

566

658

813

691

602

493

468

4291

Women 2008

444

487

616

591

504

383

350

3375

Bases (unweighted):

Women 2003

404

600

887

795

778

581

493

4538

Women 2008

333

451

648

632

632

515

410

3621