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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 1.1 Self-assessed general health, by age and sex

Table 1.1 Self-assessed general health, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Self-assessed general health

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75+

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Very good

54

48

39

35

30

24

17

37

Good

34

40

44

43

36

37

38

39

Fair

12

9

12

14

21

28

27

16

Bad

1

2

5

7

9

9

14

6

Very bad

-

1

1

2

4

2

4

2

Very good/good

88

88

82

78

66

61

55

76

Bad/very bad

1

3

5

8

13

12

17

7

Women

Very good

41

45

42

36

29

26

18

35

Good

45

40

41

39

40

37

34

40

Fair

12

12

14

18

20

26

36

19

Bad

2

3

3

5

8

8

10

5

Very bad

-

0

0

2

4

3

3

2

Very good/good

86

85

82

75

69

64

51

75

Bad/very bad

2

3

3

7

11

11

13

7

Bases (weighted):

Men

464

481

563

555

480

327

218

3087

Women

444

487

616

591

504

384

350

3376

Bases (unweighted):

Men

246

317

460

535

525

453

304

2840

Women

333

451

648

632

632

516

410

3622