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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 5.4 Fruit and vegetable consumption (observed and age-standardised), by equivalised household income quintile and sex

Table 5.4 Fruit and vegetable consumption (observed and age-standardised), by equivalised household income quintile and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Portions per day

Equivalised annual household income quintile

1 st
(highest)

2 nd

3 rd

4 th

5 th
(lowest)

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Observed

None

6

9

14

10

15

Less than 5 portions

66

70

68

73

72

5 portions or more

28

21

18

17

13

Mean

3.8

3.2

2.9

2.8

2.5

Standard error of the mean

0.21

0.15

0.12

0.13

0.16

Median

3.3

3.0

2.4

2.3

2.0

Standardised

None

5

9

14

11

16

Less than 5 portions

67

69

68

73

72

5 portions or more

28

22

18

16

12

Mean

3.8

3.3

2.9

2.7

2.5

Standard error of the mean

0.20

0.15

0.12

0.16

0.15

Median

3.3

3.0

2.5

2.0

2.0

Women

Observed

None

5

6

9

8

11

Less than 5 portions

60

68

67

72

72

5 portions or more

34

26

25

21

17

Mean

4.2

3.6

3.4

3.1

2.8

Standard error of the mean

0.13

0.11

0.12

0.12

0.12

Median

4.0

3.3

3.0

2.7

2.3

Standardised

None

5

5

8

9

12

Less than 5 portions

60

68

67

71

71

5 portions or more

35

26

25

21

18

Mean

4.3

3.6

3.4

3.1

2.8

Standard error of the mean

0.17

0.11

0.11

0.14

0.12

Median

4.0

3.3

3.0

2.7

2.3

Bases (weighted):

Men

655

564

592

426

438

Women

614

578

596

546

569

Bases (unweighted):

Men

536

533

528

462

408

Women

584

630

626

644

619