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Scottish Health Survey 2014 - volume 1: main report

Presents results for the Scottish Health Survey 2014, providing information on the health and factors relating to health of people living in Scotland.

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Table 9.7 Summary of adult eating habits (age-standardised), 2014, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over 2014
Food type and frequency Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least
deprived)
4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most
deprived)
% % % % %
Men
Oily fish once a week or more 29 24 23 23 14
White fish once a week or more 58 43 45 45 52
Tuna fish once a week or more 21 24 22 30 27
Red meata 2+ times a week 59 68 62 63 53
Meat productsb 2+ times a week 22 33 29 52 45
Drinks skimmed / semi-skimmed milk 77 73 75 70 60
Sweets or chocolates once a day or more 22 27 27 32 29
Biscuits once a day or more 36 29 36 38 38
Cakes 2+ times a week 39 39 31 33 37
Ice-cream once a week or more 41 37 33 24 26
Non-diet soft drinks once a day or more 22 28 30 35 38
Crisps once a day or more 23 26 13 24 26
Chips 2+ times a week 29 28 34 51 42
Potatoes, pasta, rice 5+ times a week 52 48 53 45 58
At least 2-3 slices of high fibre bread a day 52 44 44 35 37
High fibre / low sugar cereal at least 5‑6 times a week 36 30 34 20 22
Women
Oily fish once a week or more 37 30 30 18 21
White fish once a week or more 59 47 42 43 47
Tuna fish once a week or more 30 31 27 31 34
Red meata 2+ times a week 50 56 51 57 43
Meat productsb 2+ times a week 12 17 17 23 30
Drinks skimmed / semi-skimmed milk 85 77 75 78 71
Sweets or chocolates once a day or more 27 23 32 23 30
Biscuits once a day or more 27 26 30 26 32
Cakes 2+ times a week 34 34 34 28 30
Ice-cream once a week or more 26 30 26 23 24
Non-diet soft drinks once a day or more 15 21 25 25 36
Crisps once a day or more 14 13 15 25 27
Chips 2+ times a week 15 20 25 27 37
Potatoes, pasta, rice 5+ times a week 56 44 60 49 53
At least 2-3 slices of high fibre bread a day 42 38 36 35 30
High fibre / low sugar cereal at least 5‑6 times a week 39 31 31 27 26
All adults
Oily fish once a week or more 33 27 27 20 18
White fish once a week or more 58 45 43 44 49
Tuna fish once a week or more 25 28 25 31 31
Red meata 2+ times a week 54 61 56 60 48
Meat productsb 2+ times a week 17 25 23 36 37
Drinks skimmed / semi-skimmed milk 81 75 75 74 66
Sweets or chocolates once a day or more 25 25 29 28 30
Biscuits once a day or more 31 27 32 32 35
Cakes 2+ times a week 36 36 33 30 33
Ice-cream once a week or more 34 33 29 23 25
Non-diet soft drinks once a day or more 19 24 27 30 37
Crisps once a day or more 19 19 14 24 26
Chips 2+ times a week 22 24 29 38 40
Potatoes, pasta, rice 5+ times a week 54 46 56 47 55
At least 2-3 slices of high fibre bread a day 47 41 40 35 34
High fibre / low sugar cereal at least 5‑6 times a week 38 30 32 24 24
Bases (weighted):
Men 210 209 205 212 164
Women 215 226 237 236 167
All adults 425 435 442 447 331
Bases (unweighted):
Men 179 210 218 184 134
Women 212 263 262 252 166
All adults 391 473 480 436 300

a for example beef, lamb or pork
b for example sausages, meat pies, bridies, corned beef, or burgers

 

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