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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 9.11 Mean adult BMI, prevalence of overweight and obesity (age-standardised), 2003 to 2014, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over with valid height and weight measurements 2003 to 2014
BMI (kg/m2) 2003 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
% % % % % % % %
Men
25 and overa
5th (least deprived) 67 70 66 66 69 65 67 67
4th 66 69 72 69 73 68 68 69
3rd 67 68 72 70 71 69 73 71
2nd 66 69 66 70 70 71 70 72
1st (most deprived) 62 67 65 65 65 70 63 66
30 and overb
5th (least deprived) 20 24 22 22 26 19 20 22
4th 21 25 26 29 27 26 26 24
3rd 24 24 28 28 28 32 25 27
2nd 22 28 28 27 29 30 26 29
1st (most deprived) 26 28 32 33 30 28 29 28
40 and overc
5th (least deprived) 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0
4th 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 2
3rd 1 2 1 2 2 3 1 2
2nd 1 2 1 2 2 3 1 2
1st (most deprived) 3 2 1 2 3 1 1 5
Mean
5th (least deprived) 26.8 27.2 27.0 27.0 27.4 26.7 26.8 26.9
4th 27.2 27.4 27.7 27.4 27.6 27.2 27.4 27.7
3rd 27.0 27.3 27.7 27.8 27.8 27.8 27.6 27.4
2nd 27.1 27.6 27.6 27.7 27.8 27.7 27.4 27.7
1st (most deprived) 27.2 27.4 27.8 27.8 27.7 27.3 27.4 27.8
SE of the mean
5th (least deprived) 0.23 0.32 0.22 0.26 0.27 0.23 0.27 0.32
4th 0.21 0.22 0.24 0.25 0.22 0.29 0.29 0.28
3rd 0.20 0.28 0.25 0.35 0.25 0.33 0.28 0.44
2nd 0.23 0.28 0.24 0.28 0.28 0.39 0.29 0.33
1st (most deprived) 0.29 0.24 0.30 0.31 0.27 0.35 0.36 0.55
Women
25 and overa
5th (least deprived) 55 54 53 53 55 55 56 53
4th 60 61 59 60 55 58 55 59
3rd 61 64 66 64 58 61 63 66
2nd 62 66 62 66 66 65 64 65
1st (most deprived) 63 63 68 69 65 66 68 64
30 and overb
5th (least deprived) 21 20 19 18 19 23 20 21
4th 23 26 28 28 23 26 28 26
3rd 28 27 28 32 27 27 30 31
2nd 28 33 31 32 33 33 34 34
1st (most deprived) 33 32 33 34 39 29 36 37
40 and overc
5th (least deprived) 2 1 2 1 3 3 2 2
4th 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 1
3rd 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4
2nd 4 5 5 4 5 3 4 5
1st (most deprived) 7 4 6 4 7 4 6 7
Mean
5th (least deprived) 26.4 26.2 26.2 26.1 26.4 26.8 26.4 26.6
4th 26.9 27.4 27.1 27.2 26.9 27.0 27.0 27.0
3rd 27.2 27.5 27.6 28.0 27.5 27.3 27.6 27.8
2nd 27.5 28.2 27.9 28.0 28.2 27.9 28.0 28.3
1st (most deprived) 28.2 27.8 28.3 28.3 28.7 27.8 28.6 28.6
SE of the mean
5th (least deprived) 0.27 0.26 0.23 0.23 0.24 0.31 0.32 0.30
4th 0.20 0.26 0.23 0.24 0.24 0.30 0.29 0.28
3rd 0.24 0.28 0.24 0.28 0.25 0.29 0.30 0.34
2nd 0.23 0.31 0.28 0.26 0.31 0.25 0.39 0.31
1st (most deprived) 0.26 0.30 0.27 0.24 0.27 0.33 0.36 0.42
All adults
25 and overa
5th (least deprived) 61 62 60 60 62 60 62 60
4th 63 65 66 64 64 63 61 64
3rd 64 66 69 67 64 65 68 68
2nd 64 67 64 68 68 68 67 69
1st (most deprived) 63 65 66 67 65 68 66 65
30 and overb
5th (least deprived) 20 22 21 20 22 21 20 22
4th 22 26 27 28 25 26 27 25
3rd 26 26 28 30 28 29 27 29
2nd 25 30 30 29 31 31 30 31
1st (most deprived) 30 30 32 34 35 28 32 32
40 and overc
5th (least deprived) 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 1
4th 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2
3rd 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 3
2nd 2 3 3 3 4 3 3 3
1st (most deprived) 5 3 4 3 5 3 4 6
Mean
5th (least deprived) 26.6 26.7 26.6 26.6 26.9 26.7 26.6 26.8
4th 27.0 27.4 27.4 27.3 27.2 27.1 27.2 27.3
3rd 27.1 27.4 27.6 27.9 27.6 27.5 27.6 27.6
2nd 27.3 27.9 27.8 27.8 28.0 27.8 27.7 28.0
1st (most deprived) 27.7 27.7 28.1 28.1 28.2 27.6 28.0 28.2
SE of the mean
5th (least deprived) 0.18 0.22 0.16 0.19 0.20 0.19 0.24 0.24
4th 0.16 0.18 0.18 0.20 0.18 0.24 0.23 0.18
3rd 0.17 0.21 0.18 0.24 0.20 0.24 0.23 0.28
2nd 0.18 0.21 0.19 0.22 0.22 0.25 0.25 0.24
1st (most deprived) 0.21 0.20 0.21 0.20 0.22 0.27 0.28 0.39
Bases (weighted):
Men - 5th (least deprived) 695 486 710 574 566 420 477 416
Men - 4th 679 656 698 622 715 438 398 415
Men - 3rd 650 494 595 606 599 421 417 366
Men - 2nd 621 573 616 596 554 425 380 379
Men - 1st (most deprived) 560 478 509 587 559 341 328 340
Women - 5th (least deprived) 727 542 678 558 588 437 427 426
Women - 4th 695 618 676 637 690 408 452 453
Women - 3rd 700 526 606 581 688 413 426 372
Women - 2nd 678 596 631 633 554 409 403 407
Women - 1st (most deprived) 662 539 613 635 579 398 383 367
All adults - 5th (least deprived) 1422 1028 1389 1132 1154 857 905 841
All adults - 4th 1375 1274 1374 1258 1406 846 850 868
All adults - 3rd 1349 1020 1201 1187 1287 835 843 738
All adults - 2nd 1299 1169 1247 1229 1108 834 783 786
All adults - 1st (most deprived) 1222 1017 1123 1222 1138 739 711 707
Bases (unweighted):
Men - 5th (least deprived) 607 405 578 446 465 393 367 349
Men - 4th 662 641 664 602 714 442 381 396
Men - 3rd 684 523 585 544 594 426 432 409
Men - 2nd 577 498 521 518 481 352 366 340
Men - 1st (most deprived) 486 385 469 563 491 263 281 277
Women - 5th (least deprived) 719 523 664 537 586 457 410 421
Women - 4th 787 741 777 728 832 490 518 490
Women - 3rd 816 633 702 645 774 494 536 467
Women - 2nd 710 601 639 650 583 420 447 448
Women - 1st (most deprived) 652 518 667 765 614 360 369 372
All adults - 5th (least deprived) 1326 928 1242 983 1051 850 777 770
All adults - 4th 1449 1382 1441 1330 1546 932 899 886
All adults - 3rd 1500 1156 1287 1189 1368 920 968 876
All adults - 2nd 1287 1099 1160 1168 1064 772 813 788
All adults - 1st (most deprived) 1138 903 1136 1328 1105 623 650 649

a 25 and over = overweight / obese / morbidly obese
b 30 and over = obese / morbidly obese
c 40 and over = morbidly obese

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