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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 1.7 WEMWBS mean scores (age-standardised), 2014, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over 2014
WEMWBS scoresa Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)
Men
Mean 50.5 50.8 51.1 50.1 47.8
SE of the mean 0.45 0.47 0.51 0.53 0.61
Standard deviation 7.56 8.38 7.89 8.33 10.09
Women
Mean 51.8 50.8 49.7 49.7 46.8
SE of the mean 0.37 0.39 0.49 0.49 0.61
Standard deviation 7.35 7.89 8.39 8.29 9.96
All Adults
Mean 51.1 50.8 50.4 49.9 47.3
SE of the mean 0.34 0.34 0.40 0.37 0.43
Standard deviation 7.48 8.12 8.18 8.31 10.03
Bases (weighted):
Men 460 430 372 390 352
Women 461 491 419 451 384
All adults 922 920 791 841 736
Bases (unweighted):
Men 373 408 425 352 293
Women 451 528 508 489 393
All adults 824 936 933 841 686

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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