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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 4.6 Consumption of meat and fish, 2012/2014 combined, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2012/2014 combined
Food type and frequency Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
% % % % % % % %
Men
Oily fish once a week or more 12 17 22 23 34 35 36 24
White fish once a week or more 43 33 44 51 57 70 72 51
Tuna fish once a week or more 34 30 33 29 24 17 15 27
Any fish 2+ times a week 33 32 40 41 45 46 48 40
Red meata 2+ times a week 57 61 55 57 63 65 64 60
Meat productsb 2+ times a week 51 43 34 36 31 25 27 36
Any red meat or meat product 2+ times a week 82 78 77 79 79 81 79 79
Women
Oily fish once a week or more 17 18 24 28 32 35 35 27
White fish once a week or more 30 35 46 49 59 61 71 49
Tuna fish once a week or more 44 32 34 35 28 22 16 31
Any fish 2+ times a week 38 32 39 43 46 45 47 41
Red meata 2+ times a week 39 55 45 55 55 58 58 52
Meat productsb 2+ times a week 26 24 22 20 17 14 15 20
Any red meat or meat product 2+ times a week 65 71 63 71 69 69 71 68
All adults
Oily fish once a week or more 14 18 23 26 33 35 35 26
White fish once a week or more 37 34 45 50 58 65 71 50
Tuna fish once a week or more 39 31 34 32 26 20 15 29
Any fish 2+ times a week 35 32 39 42 45 46 47 40
Red meata 2+ times a week 48 58 50 56 59 61 61 56
Meat productsb 2+ times a week 39 33 28 28 24 19 20 28
Any red meat or meat product 2+ times a week 74 74 70 75 74 75 74 74
Bases (weighted):
Men 322 360 360 420 350 266 175 2253
Women 316 377 382 444 368 296 255 2438
All adults 638 738 742 865 718 561 429 4691
Bases (unweighted):
Men 168 225 317 378 382 377 229 2076
Women 224 312 431 484 434 399 330 2614
All adults 392 537 748 862 816 776 559 4690

a for example beef, lamb or pork
b for example sausages, meat pies, bridies, corned beef or burgers

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