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# The Scottish Health Survey 2011: Volume 1 - Adults

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**25 Sep 2012**Annual report of the Scottish Health Survey for 2011. Volume focussing on adult health

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286 page PDF

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The Scottish Health Survey 2011: Volume 1 - Adults

Table 5.2 Urinary sodium (Na), potassium (K) and creatinine (Cre), Na/Cre ratio, K/Cre ratio, 2003, 2008-2011 combined, by age and sex

### Table 5.2 Urinary sodium (Na), potassium (K) and creatinine (Cre), Na/Cre ratio, K/Cre ratio, 2003, 2008-2011 combined, by age and sex

*Aged 16 and over with a valid urine sample*

*2003, 2008-2011 combined*

Urinary sodium, potassium, creatinine (mmol/l) | Age | Total | ||
---|---|---|---|---|

16-44 | 45-64 | 65+ | ||

Men | ||||

2003 | ||||

Sodium (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 144.6 | 120.0 | 105.4 | 129.3 |

Standard error of the mean | 5.87 | 4.34 | 4.05 | 3.69 |

5th percentile | 33 | 37 | 33 | 34 |

10th percentile | 60 | 50 | 44 | 51 |

Median | 143 | 118 | 106 | 125 |

90th percentile | 227 | 200 | 160 | 215 |

95th percentile | 241 | 218 | 186 | 230 |

Potassium (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 70.2 | 68.2 | 56.2 | 67.1 |

Standard error of the mean | 2.63 | 2.76 | 2.65 | 1.70 |

5th percentile | 17 | 20 | 18 | 18 |

10th percentile | 28 | 24 | 22 | 26 |

Median | 69 | 61 | 54 | 63 |

90th percentile | 114 | 125 | 92 | 115 |

95th percentile | 128 | 134 | 103 | 129 |

Creatinine (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 15.3 | 14.4 | 11.4 | 14.3 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.60 | 0.69 | 0.62 | 0.37 |

5th percentile | 5.2 | 3.3 | 3.2 | 3.8 |

10th percentile | 6.5 | 5.1 | 4.4 | 5.6 |

Median | 14.7 | 14.0 | 10.5 | 13.9 |

90th percentile | 24.8 | 23.2 | 19.8 | 23.5 |

95th percentile | 28.6 | 27.5 | 23.4 | 27.5 |

Na/Cre ratio | ||||

Mean | 10.8 | 10.1 | 13.1 | 10.9 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.49 | 0.56 | 1.95 | 0.42 |

5th percentile | 3.7 | 3.5 | 3.3 | 3.5 |

10th percentile | 4.9 | 4.1 | 4.9 | 4.7 |

Median | 10.0 | 9.0 | 9.3 | 9.5 |

90th percentile | 17.7 | 16.2 | 20.2 | 17.7 |

95th percentile | 20.1 | 21.8 | 30.8 | 21.8 |

K/Cre ratio | ||||

Mean | 5.1 | 5.2 | 5.6 | 5.2 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.19 | 0.21 | 0.28 | 0.13 |

5th percentile | 1.8 | 2.4 | 2.8 | 2.0 |

10th percentile | 2.3 | 2.8 | 3.1 | 2.6 |

Median | 4.7 | 4.7 | 5.0 | 4.7 |

90th percentile | 8.1 | 8.1 | 7.9 | 8.1 |

95th percentile | 9.6 | 10.0 | 9.6 | 9.6 |

2008-2011 | ||||

Sodium (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 132.1 | 112.4 | 98.9 | 119.4 |

Standard error of the mean | 2.82 | 2.15 | 2.06 | 1.61 |

5th percentile | 36 | 30 | 36 | 34 |

10th percentile | 49 | 45 | 44 | 46 |

Median | 134 | 107 | 96 | 115 |

90th percentile | 210 | 186 | 161 | 196 |

95th percentile | 230 | 208 | 175 | 216 |

Potassium (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 66.3 | 68.0 | 57.8 | 65.3 |

Standard error of the mean | 1.73 | 1.44 | 1.39 | 1.00 |

5th percentile | 15 | 18 | 19 | 17 |

10th percentile | 22 | 26 | 25 | 23 |

Median | 61 | 66 | 54 | 61 |

90th percentile | 115 | 114 | 97 | 112 |

95th percentile | 134 | 125 | 113 | 129 |

Creatinine (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 13.7 | 11.6 | 9.7 | 12.3 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.33 | 0.25 | 0.26 | 0.19 |

5th percentile | 3.4 | 2.6 | 2.6 | 2.8 |

10th percentile | 4.5 | 3.6 | 3.6 | 3.9 |

Median | 13.6 | 11.2 | 9.3 | 11.7 |

90th percentile | 22.4 | 19.2 | 16.5 | 20.5 |

95th percentile | 26.2 | 22.3 | 19.0 | 24.3 |

Na/Cre ratio | ||||

Mean | 11.5 | 11.7 | 12.7 | 11.8 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.30 | 0.28 | 0.42 | 0.19 |

5th percentile | 3.5 | 3.8 | 3.9 | 3.6 |

10th percentile | 4.5 | 4.9 | 4.9 | 4.7 |

Median | 10.6 | 10.4 | 10.9 | 10.6 |

90th percentile | 18.8 | 19.6 | 21.8 | 20.0 |

95th percentile | 22.9 | 23.7 | 27.9 | 23.9 |

K/Cre ratio | ||||

Mean | 5.3 | 6.5 | 6.5 | 5.9 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.12 | 0.11 | 0.12 | 0.07 |

5th percentile | 2.1 | 3.0 | 3.4 | 2.4 |

10th percentile | 2.4 | 3.5 | 3.9 | 2.9 |

Median | 4.9 | 6.1 | 6.0 | 5.5 |

90th percentile | 9.0 | 10.1 | 9.6 | 9.6 |

95th percentile | 10.6 | 11.5 | 11.2 | 11.0 |

Women | ||||

2003 | ||||

Sodium (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 118.7 | 93.3 | 90.9 | 104.3 |

Standard error of the mean | 4.54 | 3.66 | 4.07 | 2.88 |

5th percentile | 28 | 25 | 24 | 26 |

10th percentile | 38 | 32 | 36 | 36 |

Median | 113 | 83 | 88 | 97 |

90th percentile | 206 | 176 | 149 | 189 |

95th percentile | 236 | 195 | 182 | 214 |

Potassium (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 65.7 | 53.9 | 50.2 | 58.3 |

Standard error of the mean | 2.99 | 2.05 | 2.48 | 1.57 |

5th percentile | 13 | 16 | 14 | 14 |

10th percentile | 17 | 19 | 18 | 19 |

Median | 63 | 48 | 43 | 52 |

90th percentile | 117 | 95 | 94 | 108 |

95th percentile | 142 | 117 | 107 | 132 |

Creatinine (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 12.2 | 8.8 | 8.6 | 10.3 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.56 | 0.37 | 0.45 | 0.30 |

5th percentile | 2.4 | 2.0 | 2.1 | 2.2 |

10th percentile | 3.6 | 2.4 | 2.7 | 2.8 |

Median | 11.7 | 7.9 | 7.4 | 9.3 |

90th percentile | 20.8 | 16.6 | 15.7 | 19.1 |

95th percentile | 24.2 | 18.7 | 19.4 | 22.1 |

Na/Cre ratio | ||||

Mean | 11.9 | 13.4 | 15.8 | 13.3 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.54 | 0.64 | 1.34 | 0.46 |

5th percentile | 3.7 | 4.1 | 3.2 | 3.6 |

10th percentile | 4.2 | 5.3 | 4.6 | 4.8 |

Median | 10.9 | 11.6 | 11.9 | 11.3 |

90th percentile | 19.8 | 22.2 | 26.9 | 22.2 |

95th percentile | 23.9 | 26.4 | 40.4 | 27.3 |

K/Cre ratio | ||||

Mean | 5.9 | 7.2 | 6.7 | 6.5 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.18 | 0.27 | 0.27 | 0.14 |

5th percentile | 2.0 | 2.9 | 3.1 | 2.6 |

10th percentile | 2.8 | 3.4 | 3.4 | 3.1 |

Median | 5.5 | 6.4 | 6.1 | 6.0 |

90th percentile | 9.5 | 12.2 | 10.1 | 10.5 |

95th percentile | 10.5 | 13.3 | 12.7 | 12.5 |

2008-2011 | ||||

Sodium (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 111.7 | 83.7 | 77.9 | 95.0 |

Standard error of the mean | 2.46 | 1.83 | 2.00 | 1.40 |

5th percentile | 25 | 19 | 23 | 23 |

10th percentile | 34 | 27 | 29 | 30 |

Median | 100 | 76 | 71 | 85 |

90th percentile | 204 | 151 | 135 | 183 |

95th percentile | 226 | 179 | 161 | 206 |

Potassium (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 62.7 | 55.9 | 51.8 | 58.1 |

Standard error of the mean | 1.49 | 1.27 | 1.27 | 0.86 |

5th percentile | 13 | 13 | 15 | 13 |

10th percentile | 18 | 17 | 20 | 18 |

Median | 56 | 49 | 46 | 51 |

90th percentile | 117 | 103 | 93 | 109 |

95th percentile | 135 | 123 | 111 | 128 |

Creatinine (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 10.3 | 7.8 | 7.5 | 8.9 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.24 | 0.20 | 0.23 | 0.14 |

5th percentile | 2.2 | 1.4 | 1.6 | 1.7 |

10th percentile | 3.1 | 2.0 | 2.2 | 2.3 |

Median | 9.6 | 6.7 | 6.6 | 7.8 |

90th percentile | 18.3 | 15.6 | 13.9 | 16.6 |

95th percentile | 21.0 | 17.0 | 16.9 | 19.4 |

Na/Cre ratio | ||||

Mean | 13.3 | 14.2 | 14.6 | 13.9 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.32 | 0.35 | 0.62 | 0.23 |

5th percentile | 3.7 | 3.4 | 2.7 | 3.4 |

10th percentile | 5.0 | 5.0 | 4.3 | 4.9 |

Median | 11.8 | 12.2 | 11.7 | 11.8 |

90th percentile | 24.3 | 25.5 | 25.2 | 24.7 |

95th percentile | 28.6 | 31.7 | 37.4 | 30.6 |

K/Cre ratio | ||||

Mean | 6.8 | 8.4 | 8.2 | 7.6 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.13 | 0.14 | 0.19 | 0.09 |

5th percentile | 2.4 | 3.7 | 3.8 | 3.0 |

10th percentile | 3.1 | 4.3 | 4.2 | 3.7 |

Median | 6.2 | 7.5 | 7.3 | 6.9 |

90th percentile | 11.2 | 13.7 | 13.3 | 12.4 |

95th percentile | 13.0 | 15.9 | 16.6 | 15.2 |

All adults | ||||

2003 | ||||

Sodium (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 131.3 | 106.8 | 96.6 | 116.1 |

Standard error of the mean | 4.35 | 2.72 | 3.21 | 2.76 |

5th percentile | 30 | 27 | 26 | 29 |

10th percentile | 45 | 39 | 38 | 40 |

Median | 125 | 101 | 94 | 110 |

90th percentile | 220 | 184 | 157 | 202 |

95th percentile | 238 | 208 | 186 | 222 |

Potassium (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 67.9 | 61.1 | 52.5 | 62.5 |

Standard error of the mean | 1.86 | 1.71 | 1.80 | 1.13 |

5th percentile | 14 | 17 | 15 | 16 |

10th percentile | 22 | 21 | 20 | 21 |

Median | 65 | 56 | 47 | 58 |

90th percentile | 116 | 115 | 94 | 110 |

95th percentile | 137 | 132 | 107 | 131 |

Creatinine (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 13.7 | 11.6 | 9.7 | 12.2 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.44 | 0.40 | 0.35 | 0.25 |

5th percentile | 2.8 | 2.3 | 2.2 | 2.4 |

10th percentile | 4.7 | 3.1 | 3.2 | 3.6 |

Median | 13.1 | 10.4 | 8.7 | 11.4 |

90th percentile | 23.3 | 21.1 | 18.3 | 22.0 |

95th percentile | 26.4 | 23.6 | 21.4 | 25.0 |

Na/Cre ratio | ||||

Mean | 11.4 | 11.7 | 14.7 | 12.2 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.38 | 0.42 | 1.28 | 0.32 |

5th percentile | 3.7 | 3.6 | 3.2 | 3.5 |

10th percentile | 4.4 | 4.7 | 4.7 | 4.7 |

Median | 10.6 | 10.2 | 11.2 | 10.4 |

90th percentile | 19.0 | 20.2 | 24.1 | 20.2 |

95th percentile | 23.3 | 24.0 | 33.3 | 25.4 |

K/Cre ratio | ||||

Mean | 5.5 | 6.2 | 6.3 | 5.9 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.14 | 0.18 | 0.20 | 0.11 |

5th percentile | 1.9 | 2.6 | 3.0 | 2.3 |

10th percentile | 2.5 | 3.0 | 3.4 | 2.9 |

Median | 5.2 | 5.3 | 5.5 | 5.3 |

90th percentile | 9.0 | 10.7 | 9.6 | 9.6 |

95th percentile | 10.1 | 12.5 | 12.6 | 11.3 |

2008-2011 | ||||

Sodium (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 122.0 | 97.7 | 87.2 | 106.9 |

Standard error of the mean | 1.94 | 1.50 | 1.52 | 1.15 |

5th percentile | 29 | 23 | 24 | 26 |

10th percentile | 41 | 32 | 34 | 36 |

Median | 117 | 92 | 83 | 99 |

90th percentile | 206 | 172 | 148 | 190 |

95th percentile | 227 | 194 | 169 | 213 |

Potassium (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 64.5 | 61.8 | 54.4 | 61.6 |

Standard error of the mean | 1.20 | 1.03 | 0.98 | 0.70 |

5th percentile | 14 | 15 | 16 | 15 |

10th percentile | 20 | 20 | 22 | 20 |

Median | 60 | 59 | 50 | 56 |

90th percentile | 116 | 109 | 94 | 111 |

95th percentile | 134 | 125 | 112 | 129 |

Creatinine (mmol/l) | ||||

Mean | 12.0 | 9.7 | 8.5 | 10.5 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.22 | 0.17 | 0.18 | 0.13 |

5th percentile | 2.5 | 1.8 | 1.8 | 2.0 |

10th percentile | 3.6 | 2.5 | 2.5 | 2.9 |

Median | 11.5 | 9.0 | 7.6 | 9.8 |

90th percentile | 20.7 | 17.4 | 15.2 | 19.0 |

95th percentile | 24.4 | 20.0 | 18.3 | 22.1 |

Na/Cre ratio | ||||

Mean | 12.4 | 13.0 | 13.7 | 12.9 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.22 | 0.24 | 0.40 | 0.16 |

5th percentile | 3.6 | 3.5 | 3.3 | 3.5 |

10th percentile | 4.7 | 5.0 | 4.6 | 4.8 |

Median | 11.1 | 11.1 | 11.4 | 11.2 |

90th percentile | 21.9 | 22.4 | 24.0 | 22.5 |

95th percentile | 26.8 | 28.2 | 30.0 | 27.8 |

K/Cre ratio | ||||

Mean | 6.0 | 7.4 | 7.5 | 6.8 |

Standard error of the mean | 0.09 | 0.09 | 0.13 | 0.06 |

5th percentile | 2.2 | 3.2 | 3.6 | 2.6 |

10th percentile | 2.7 | 3.8 | 4.0 | 3.2 |

Median | 5.5 | 6.8 | 6.6 | 6.2 |

90th percentile | 10.1 | 11.9 | 11.8 | 11.1 |

95th percentile | 11.8 | 14.1 | 14.7 | 13.0 |

Bases (weighted): | ||||

Men 2003 | 256 | 188 | 91 | 535 |

Men 2008-2011 | 903 | 643 | 338 | 1884 |

Women 2003 | 269 | 183 | 142 | 594 |

Women 2008-2011 | 894 | 670 | 428 | 1992 |

All adults 2003 | 525 | 371 | 233 | 1129 |

All adults 2008-2011 | 1797 | 1313 | 766 | 3876 |

Bases (unweighted): | ||||

Men 2003 | 193 | 197 | 118 | 508 |

Men 2008-2011 | 588 | 660 | 466 | 1714 |

Women 2003 | 256 | 235 | 149 | 640 |

Women 2008-2011 | 816 | 822 | 531 | 2169 |

All adults 2003 | 449 | 432 | 267 | 1148 |

All adults 2008-2011 | 1404 | 1482 | 997 | 3883 |

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