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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 6.3 Summary activity levels, by age and sex

Table 6.3 Summary activity levels, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Summary activity levels a

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75+

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Low

13

12

18

27

40

51

66

28

Medium

29

25

29

30

23

27

21

27

High

58

63

53

43

37

21

13

45

Women

Low

25

21

20

27

35

46

78

33

Medium

33

37

37

36

35

33

17

34

High

42

42

43

37

29

20

4

33

Bases (weighted):

Men

464

481

561

555

480

327

218

3085

Women

445

487

615

590

503

383

346

3369

Bases (weighted):

Men

245

317

459

534

525

453

304

2837

Women

334

451

647

631

631

515

406

3615

a Low= fewer than 30 minutes of moderate or vigorous activity a week; Medium= 30 minutes or more on 1 to 4 days a week; High= 30 minutes or more on at least 5 days a week (this group represents those who meet the current physical activity target); Activities could be accumulated in bouts of 10 minutes or more