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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 7.10 Overweight and obesity prevalence and mean BMI (observed and age-standardised), by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and sex

Table 7.10 Overweight and obesity prevalence and mean BMI (observed and age-standardised), by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over with both valid height and weight measurements
2008

BMI (kg/m 2) and BMI statusScottish Index of Multiple Deprivation quintile

SIMD 85/15

5 th
(least deprived)

4 th

3 rd

2 nd

1 st (most deprived)

85% least deprived

15% most deprived

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Observed

25 and over (overweight / obese / morbidly obese)

71.6

69.0

69.1

67.7

64.6

69.2

63.1

30 and over (obese / morbidly obese)

26.2

23.8

26.6

26.9

27.1

26.1

25.0

40 and over (morbidly obese)

0.6

1.1

1.9

2.0

1.2

1.4

0.9

Mean

27.5

27.2

27.5

27.4

27.2

27.4

27.0

Standard error of the mean

0.24

0.26

0.29

0.29

0.26

0.13

0.29

Standardised

25 and over (overweight / obese / morbidly obese)

70.1

69.9

68.7

68.2

67.6

69.3

65.8

30 and over (obese / morbidly obese)

25.3

24.5

26.4

27.4

28.6

26.2

25.9

40 and over (morbidly obese)

0.5

1.2

1.9

2.0

1.3

1.4

0.9

Mean

27.4

27.3

27.5

27.4

27.4

27.4

27.2

Standard error of the mean

0.26

0.25

0.30

0.29

0.25

0.13

0.28

Women

Observed

25 and over (overweight / obese / morbidly obese)

55.5

61.8

64.9

64.7

62.2

62.1

59.8

30 and over (obese / morbidly obese)

20.5

25.8

28.0

31.0

32.2

26.9

31.3

40 and over (morbidly obese)

1.8

2.7

4.2

4.0

4.2

3.2

4.5

Mean

26.4

27.4

27.7

27.8

27.8

27.4

27.6

Standard error of the mean

0.24

0.25

0.29

0.33

0.30

0.15

0.35

Standardised

25 and over (overweight / obese / morbidly obese)

54.3

60.7

64.4

66.5

63.7

61.9

61.9

30 and over (obese / morbidly obese)

20.1

25.2

27.5

32.1

33.3

26.7

32.3

40 and over (morbidly obese)

1.8

2.6

4.3

3.9

4.4

3.2

4.6

Mean

26.3

27.3

27.6

28.0

28.0

27.4

27.8

Standard error of the mean

0.25

0.26

0.30

0.31

0.30

0.15

0.35

Bases (weighted):

Men

483

681

482

551

496

2340

352

Women

550

631

517

580

551

2421

408

Bases (unweighted):

Men

421

660

506

475

395

2165

292

Women

540

760

616

570

534

2615

405