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Scottish Health Survey 2012 - Volume 2 Technical Report

Technical report accompanying the release of the 2012 Scottish Health Survey

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Table 1.12 True standard errors and 95% confidence intervals for general health variables

2012

% (p) / Mean Sample size (un-weighted) True standard error 95% confidence interval Design Factor
lower upper
Self-reported general health
Men Very good/good 74.9 2127 1.13 72.6 77.0 1.3
Fair 16.9 2127 0.95 15.2 18.9 1.2
Bad/very bad 8.2 2127 0.72 6.9 9.7 1.3
Women Very good/good 73.2 2686 1.01 71.1 75.1 1.1
Fair 17.9 2686 0.86 16.3 19.7 1.1
Bad/very bad 9.0 2686 0.68 7.7 10.4 1.2
WEMWBS mean score
Men Mean score 50.4 1909 0.24 49.9 50.9 1.33
Women Mean score 49.4 2431 0.22 49.0 49.9 1.22
GHQ12
Men Score 0 65.7 1915 1.40 62.9 68.3 1.34
Score 1-3 21.7 1915 1.15 19.5 24.0 1.27
Score 4+ 12.7 1915 0.89 11.0 14.6 1.22
Women Score 0 58.6 2436 1.16 56.3 60.8 1.12
Score 1-3 24.0 2436 0.93 22.2 25.8 1.03
Score 4+ 17.5 2436 0.91 15.7 19.3 1.14
Life satisfaction
Men Mean score 7.7 2121 0.05 7.6 7.8 1.32
Below the mode (0 to 7) 37.2 2121 1.42 34.5 40.1 1.41
Mode (8) 30.2 2121 1.41 27.5 33.0 1.47
Above the mode (9-10) 32.6 2121 1.33 30.0 35.2 1.37
Women Mean score 7.7 2683 0.05 7.6 7.8 1.21
Below the mode (0 to 7) 36.5 2683 1.18 34.2 38.8 1.22
Mode (8) 31.2 2683 1.06 29.2 33.4 1.14
Above the mode (9-10) 32.3 2683 1.12 30.1 34.5 1.20
Caring (adults)
Men Yes 16.6 2127 1.03 14.7 18.8 1.33
No 83.4 2127 1.03 81.2 85.3 1.33
Women Yes 19.6 2688 0.90 17.9 21.4 1.13
No 80.4 2688 0.90 78.6 82.1 1.13
Caring prevalence (children)
Boys Yes 5.2 643 1.29 3.1 8.4 1.50
No 94.8 643 1.29 91.6 96.9 1.50
Girls Yes 5.0 653 0.94 3.4 7.2 1.08
No 95.0 653 0.94 92.8 96.6 1.08

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