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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 6.1 Mean adult BMI, prevalence of overweight and obesity, 1995 to 2014

Aged 16 and over with valid height and weight measurements 1995 to 2014
BMI (kg/m2) 1995 1998 2003 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Men
25 and overa
16-64 56 61 64 66 66 66 67 66 67 67
16+ n/a n/a 65 69 68 68 69 68 68 69
30 and overb
16-64 16 19 22 25 27 27 27 25 24 25
16+ n/a n/a 22 26 27 27 28 27 25 26
40 and overc
16-64 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 1 2
16+ n/a n/a 2 1 1 2 2 2 1 2
Mean
16-64 26.0 26.4 26.9 27.2 27.4 27.3 27.4 27.1 27.1 27.3
16+ n/a n/a 27.0 27.4 27.5 27.5 27.6 27.3 27.3 27.5
SE of the mean
16-64 0.07 0.07 0.12 0.13 0.13 0.15 0.14 0.16 0.14 0.20
16+ n/a n/a 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.13 0.12 0.14 0.13 0.17
Women
25 and overa
16-64 47 52 57 60 58 60 57 58 59 58
16+ n/a n/a 60 62 61 62 60 60 61 61
30 and overb
16-64 17 21 24 27 26 28 26 27 27 28
16+ n/a n/a 26 28 28 29 28 28 29 29
40 and overc
16-64 1 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
16+ n/a n/a 3 3 4 3 4 3 4 4
Mean
16-64 25.7 26.3 26.9 27.3 27.2 27.4 27.3 27.2 27.3 27.4
16+ n/a n/a 27.2 27.4 27.4 27.6 27.5 27.3 27.5 27.6
SE of the mean
16-64 0.08 0.09 0.14 0.15 0.14 0.14 0.14 0.16 0.19 0.18
16+ n/a n/a 0.14 0.13 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.14 0.16 0.16
All adults
25 and overa
16-64 52 57 61 63 62 63 62 62 63 63
16+ n/a n/a 62 65 64 65 64 64 65 65
30 and overb
16-64 17 20 23 26 27 27 27 26 26 27
16+ n/a n/a 24 27 27 28 28 27 27 28
40 and overc
16-64 1 1 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3
16+ n/a n/a 3 2 2 2 3 3 2 3
Mean
16-64 25.8 26.4 26.9 27.2 27.3 27.4 27.3 27.1 27.2 27.4
16+ n/a n/a 27.1 27.4 27.4 27.5 27.5 27.3 27.4 27.6
SE of the mean
16-64 0.05 0.06 0.10 0.11 0.10 0.11 0.11 0.12 0.13 0.15
16+ n/a n/a 0.09 0.10 0.09 0.10 0.10 0.11 0.12 0.12
Bases (weighted):
Men 16-64 3672 3673 2702 2238 2598 2487 2513 1706 1650 1574
Men 16+ n/a n/a 3217 2689 3129 2992 3003 2048 2005 1919
Women 16-64 3632 3572 2776 2257 2553 2435 2478 1640 1685 1616
Women 16+ n/a n/a 3458 2828 3208 3046 3100 2063 2095 2028
All adults 16-64 7757 7245 5478 4495 5151 4922 4991 3346 3336 3190
All adults 16+ n/a n/a 6675 5517 6336 6038 6103 4110 4099 3948
Bases (unweighted):
Men 16-64 3303 3110 2368 1822 2107 2020 2092 1381 1399 1305
Men 16+ n/a n/a 3016 2454 2817 2674 2745 1876 1827 1771
Women 16-64 4005 3783 2908 2293 2678 2553 2596 1676 1783 1632
Women 16+ n/a n/a 3684 3019 3449 3327 3389 2221 2280 2198
All adults 16-64 7776 6893 5276 4115 4785 4573 4688 3057 3182 2937
All adults 16+ n/a n/a 6700 5473 6266 6001 6134 4097 4107 3969

a 25 and over = overweight / obese / morbidly obese
b 30 and over = obese / morbidly obese
c 40 and over = morbidly obese

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