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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 7.3 Weight, by age and sex

Table 7.3 Weight, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over with a valid weight measurement
2008

Weight (kg)

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75+

Men

Mean

74.5

83.8

87.5

86.6

87.2

85.9

78.4

83.9

Standard error of the mean

1.21

0.89

0.98

0.79

0.92

0.89

0.88

0.41

5th percentile

54.4

62.4

64.8

64.2

63.3

64.3

62.1

60.9

10th percentile

56.4

65.1

67.9

68.1

68.7

68.0

65.1

65.5

Median

72.5

82.3

85.6

85.1

85.6

83.3

77.4

82.8

90th percentile

92.7

103.7

108.4

107.1

104.8

106.3

95.8

104.1

95th percentile

103.5

111.2

119.5

112.6

115.0

114.8

99.7

112.1

Women

Mean

67.7

69.5

73.0

73.2

74.4

71.5

66.3

71.3

Standard error of the mean

1.09

0.80

0.77

0.76

0.74

0.74

0.88

0.34

5th percentile

47.9

49.2

52.2

52.6

54.9

50.7

46.9

50.2

10th percentile

50.9

52.2

54.7

55.8

58.6

55.5

49.2

53.8

Median

63.5

66.5

70.4

70.2

71.9

69.9

65.0

68.7

90th percentile

91.0

89.3

95.4

93.6

95.7

89.8

82.7

92.2

95th percentile

101.8

100.1

103.6

103.4

103.0

96.5

92.2

101.5

Bases (weighted):

Men

431

432

484

484

417

288

172

2708

Women

378

407

538

513

427

324

254

2842

Bases (unweighted):

Men

226

281

398

469

457

404

239

2474

Women

281

374

556

553

535

443

293

3035