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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 1.6 WEMWBS mean scores, 2014, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2014
WEMWBS scoresa Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
Men
Mean 50.4 50.7 50.0 49.1 50.1 51.2 49.7 50.1
SE of the mean 0.73 0.60 0.62 0.57 0.66 0.44 0.60 0.25
Standard deviation 8.23 8.29 8.38 8.93 9.65 7.40 7.09 8.49
Women
Mean 48.7 50.4 50.0 49.3 50.5 50.4 50.1 49.9
SE of the mean 0.76 0.51 0.46 0.49 0.52 0.55 0.55 0.22
Standard deviation 8.50 8.00 8.02 8.94 8.98 8.75 7.69 8.47
All Adults
Mean 49.5 50.5 50.0 49.2 50.3 50.8 49.9 50.0
SE of the mean 0.53 0.40 0.39 0.39 0.44 0.37 0.41 0.18
Standard deviation 8.41 8.13 8.19 8.93 9.30 8.14 7.45 8.48
Bases (weighted):
Men 275 322 331 390 316 230 138 2001
Women 293 342 360 405 338 256 211 2204
All adults 568 664 691 795 653 486 348 4205
Bases (unweighted):
Men 180 225 279 337 327 321 182 1851
Women 217 312 402 400 409 371 258 2369
All adults 397 537 681 737 736 692 440 4220

a WEMWBS scores range from 14 to 70. Higher scores indicate greater wellbeing. Mean WEMWBS score is part of the national mental health indicator set for adults

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