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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35. The tables report both the mean and median number of portions. Median values are less influenced by extreme values and can be useful when there is a very skewed distribution in the data. However, the mean values are able to show differences between groups, and over time, with finer detail, hence they are the preferred measure in the report.


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