Publication - Statistics

The Scottish Health Survey 2011: Volume 1 - Adults

Published: 25 Sep 2012
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781780458410

Annual report of the Scottish Health Survey for 2011. Volume focussing on adult health

286 page PDF

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286 page PDF

4.7 MB

Contents
The Scottish Health Survey 2011: Volume 1 - Adults
Table 5.4 Consumption of vitamin or mineral supplements, 2008-2011 combined, (age-standardised), by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and sex

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Table 5.4 Consumption of vitamin or mineral supplements, 2008-2011 combined, (age-standardised), by Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008-2011 combined

Consumption of vitamin or mineral supplements Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation quintile SIMD 85/15
5th
(least deprived)
4th 3rd 2nd 1st
(most deprived)
85% least deprived 15% most deprived
% % % % % % %
Men
Vitamins / minerals 13 12 10 8 6 10 7
Fish oils 14 10 10 10 8 11 7
Iron supplements 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Calcium 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Other minerals 3 3 5 6 1 4 1
Other supplements 5 6 6 4 3 5 2
Total taking any supplementa 22 23 19 21 14 21 14
No supplements taken 78 77 81 79 86 79 86
Women
Vitamins / minerals 18 16 11 13 11 14 11
Fish oils 16 13 12 11 7 13 6
Iron supplements 1 4 2 3 1 2 1
Calcium 2 1 1 1 2 1 2
Other minerals 6 6 5 6 4 6 3
Other supplements 10 9 9 8 4 9 3
Total taking any supplementa 33 32 27 26 20 29 20
No supplements taken 67 68 73 74 80 71 80
All adults
Vitamins / minerals 15 14 10 11 9 12 9
Fish oils 15 12 11 11 7 12 7
Iron supplements 1 2 1 2 1 2 1
Calcium 1 1 1 1 2 1 2
Other minerals 5 4 5 6 3 5 2
Other supplements 8 7 8 6 3 7 3
Total taking any supplementa 28 27 23 23 17 25 17
No supplements taken 72 73 77 77 83 75 83
Bases (weighted):
Men 2008-2011 416 473 390 392 374 1753 291
Women 2008-2011 465 453 445 414 451 1881 348
All adults 2008-2011 881 926 835 805 825 3634 639
Bases (unweighted):
Men 2008-2011 383 444 371 337 322 1617 240
Women 2008-2011 514 527 493 439 443 2077 339
All adults 2008-2011 897 971 864 776 765 3694 579

a May be less than the sum of those taking individual supplements as some participants were taking more than one type.


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