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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
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Statistics
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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 5.3 Fruit and vegetable consumption (observed and age-standardised), by NS-SEC of household reference person and sex

Table 5.3 Fruit and vegetable consumption (observed and age-standardised), by NS-SEC of household reference person and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Portions per day

NS-SEC of household reference person

Managerial & professional

Intermediate

Small employers & own account workers

Lower supervisory & technical

Semi-routine & routine

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Observed

None

6

9

8

14

15

Less than 5 portions

68

70

72

69

71

5 portions or more

26

21

21

16

14

Mean

3.5

3.1

3.3

2.8

2.6

Standard error of the mean

0.10

0.20

0.19

0.14

0.17

Median

3.0

2.7

3.0

2.5

2.0

Standardised

None

6

9

7

15

15

Less than 5 portions

68

68

73

68

71

5 portions or more

26

23

19

17

14

Mean

3.6

3.1

3.2

2.8

2.6

Standard error of the mean

0.10

0.19

0.18

0.14

0.20

Median

3.0

2.7

3.0

2.4

2.0

Women

Observed

None

5

8

6

7

11

Less than 5 portions

64

70

68

75

72

5 portions or more

31

23

26

18

17

Mean

4.0

3.4

3.5

3.1

2.9

Standard error of the mean

0.09

0.16

0.18

0.14

0.09

Median

3.7

3.0

3.3

2.9

2.3

Standardised

None

4

8

5

7

11

Less than 5 portions

65

69

70

75

72

5 portions or more

31

23

25

17

17

Mean

3.9

3.4

3.5

3.1

2.8

Standard error of the mean

0.09

0.15

0.17

0.14

0.09

Median

3.7

3.0

3.3

2.9

2.3

Bases (weighted):

Men

1123

280

269

434

925

Women

1218

386

279

330

1074

Bases (unweighted):

Men

994

234

284

420

863

Women

1233

393

334

379

1187