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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 9.10 Adult summary activity levels (age-standardised), 2014, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over 2014
Summary activity levelsa Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least
deprived)
4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most
deprived)
% % % % %
Men
Meets MVPA guidelines 74 72 68 65 59
Some activity 11 11 8 8 11
Low activity 4 4 5 4 2
Very low activity 11 14 20 24 28
Women
Meets MVPA guidelines 67 62 57 58 50
Some activity 11 14 13 12 10
Low activity 4 5 6 4 5
Very low activity 18 19 24 26 36
All adults
Meets MVPA guidelines 70 67 62 61 54
Some activity 11 12 11 10 10
Low activity 4 4 5 4 4
Very low activity 15 17 22 25 32
Bases (weighted):
Men 492 472 423 428 411
Women 488 532 463 492 436
All adults 979 1004 886 920 846
Bases (unweighted):
Men 403 444 477 394 336
Women 480 570 555 535 441
All adults 883 1014 1032 929 777

a Meets moderate / vigorous physical activity (MVPA) guidelines: at least 150 minutes of moderately intensive physical activity or 75 minutes vigorous activity per week or an equivalent combination of both. Some activity: 60-149 minutes of moderate activity or 30‑74 minutes of vigorous activity or an equivalent combination of these. Low activity: 30‑59 minutes of moderate activity or 15-29 minutes of vigorous activity or an equivalent combination of these. Very low activity: Less than 30 minutes of moderate activity or less than 15 minutes of vigorous activity or an equivalent combination of these
b Physical activity guidelines for those aged 16-18 are at least one hour of moderate or vigorous activity each day. As SHeS participants of that age were given the adult questionnaire, which does not ask separately about each day, they have been included in this table assessed against the adult criteria

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