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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9780755981076

The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 7.1 Response to anthropometric measurements (height, weight & BMI), by age and sex

Table 7.1 Response to anthropometric measurements (height, weight & BMI), by age and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Proportion providing valid measurement

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75+

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Height

94

92

87

89

89

88

80

89

Weight

93

91

85

87

86

87

79

87

BMI

93

91

85

87

85

87

76

87

Women

Height

92

92

92

89

89

86

76

89

Weight

89

91

90

87

85

85

73

86

BMI

89

91

90

87

85

84

71

86

Bases (weighted):

Men

Height, weight, BMI (interviewed)

461

475

562

553

477

327

218

3074

Women

Height (interviewed)

440

485

614

586

501

382

348

3355

Weight, BMI (interviewed, not pregnant)

422

446

597

585

501

382

348

3280

Bases (unweighted):

Men

Height, weight, BMI (interviewed)

244

314

459

533

522

453

303

2828

Women

Height (interviewed)

331

450

645

628

628

513

407

3602

Weight, BMI (interviewed, not pregnant)

317

414

628

627

628

513

407

3534