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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 4.9 Consumption of foods and drinks high in fat and / or sugar, 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
Sweets or chocolates once a day or more 36 31 28 27 21 20 33 28
Biscuits once a day or more 27 19 27 37 35 46 60 34
Cakes 2+ times a week 35 26 37 34 39 40 52 36
Ice-cream once a week or more 31 22 25 30 30 39 40 30
Non-diet soft drinks once a day or more 50 36 34 26 18 16 16 29
Any sugary drink or snack once a day or morea 89 71 78 73 76 76 83 77
Crisps once a day or more 35 28 22 19 10 12 7 20
Chips 2+ times a week 54 41 35 36 26 33 28 37
Women
Sweets or chocolates once a day or more 27 29 27 28 24 24 36 28
Biscuits once a day or more 14 21 20 28 36 41 59 30
Cakes 2+ times a week 22 26 24 30 40 42 52 33
Ice-cream once a week or more 24 20 18 22 31 31 37 25
Non-diet soft drinks once a day or more 32 28 28 19 17 16 18 23
Any sugary drink or snack once a day or morea 75 74 67 66 71 74 85 72
Crisps once a day or more 22 23 24 20 12 9 6 17
Chips 2+ times a week 36 29 28 25 18 23 19 25
All adults
Sweets or chocolates once a day or more 32 30 28 28 23 22 35 28
Biscuits once a day or more 21 20 23 33 35 43 59 32
Cakes 2+ times a week 29 26 30 32 40 41 52 34
Ice-cream once a week or more 27 21 21 26 31 35 38 27
Non-diet soft drinks once a day or more 41 32 31 22 18 16 17 26
Any sugary drink or snack once a day or morea 82 73 72 69 73 75 84 75
Crisps once a day or more 29 25 23 19 11 10 6 19
Chips 2+ times a week 45 35 31 30 22 28 23 31
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 Sugary snacks include sweets or chocolates, biscuits, cakes, ice cream and non-diet soft drinks

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