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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 1.8 GHQ12 scores, 2014, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2014
GHQ12 scorea Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
  % % % % % % % %
Men
0 61 62 61 64 69 79 65 65
1-3 27 23 22 17 15 17 26 20
4 or more 12 14 17 19 16 4 9 14
Women
0 40 52 59 58 62 64 56 56
1-3 36 31 24 22 23 24 31 27
4 or more 24 17 16 20 15 11 13 17
All adults
0 50 57 60 61 66 71 59 61
1-3 32 27 23 20 19 21 29 24
4 or more 18 15 17 19 16 8 12 16
Bases (weighted):
Men 278 324 334 390 315 232 142 2015
Women 291 339 359 408 334 264 216 2211
All adults 569 663 693 798 649 496 358 4226
Bases (unweighted):
Men 182 227 282 335 327 325 186 1864
Women 214 310 400 404 406 380 268 2382
All adults 396 537 682 739 733 705 454 4246

a GHQ 12 scores range from 0 to 12. Scores of 4 or more indicate low wellbeing / possible psychiatric disorder

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