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Scottish Health Survey 2015 - volume 1: main report
Findings and trends of the Scottish Health Survey 2015, providing information on the health of people living in Scotland.
Table 6.6 Urinary sodium (Na), potassium (K) and creatinine (Cre), Na/Cre ratio, K/Cre ratio, 2003 to 2014/2015
Aged 16 and over with a valid urine sample | 2003 to 2014/2015 combined | |||||
Urinary sodium, potassium, creatinine (mmol/l) | 2003 | 2008/2009 combined | 2010/2011 combined | 2012/2013 combined | 2014/2015 combined | |
% | % | % | % | % | ||
Men | ||||||
Sodium (mmol/l) | ||||||
Mean | 129.3 | 120.9 | 117.6 | 113.8 | 109.2 | |
Standard error of the mean | 3.69 | 2.18 | 2.35 | 2.36 | 2.56 | |
5th percentile | 34 | 37 | 30 | 29 | 28 | |
10th percentile | 51 | 47 | 45 | 43 | 37 | |
Median | 125 | 117 | 113 | 108 | 103 | |
90th percentile | 215 | 197 | 195 | 190 | 184 | |
95th percentile | 230 | 219 | 213 | 210 | 211 | |
Potassium (mmol/l) | ||||||
Mean | 67.1 | 67.9 | 62.4 | 58.5 | 59.3 | |
Standard error of the mean | 1.70 | 1.44 | 1.31 | 1.29 | 1.08 | |
5th percentile | 18 | 17 | 16 | 15 | 15 | |
10th percentile | 26 | 24 | 23 | 22 | 24 | |
Median | 63 | 64 | 59 | 57 | 56 | |
90th percentile | 115 | 119 | 105 | 101 | 101 | |
95th percentile | 129 | 138 | 119 | 101 | 101 | |
Creatinine (mmol/l) | ||||||
Mean | 14.3 | 12.7 | 11.8 | 11.5 | 11.4 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.37 | 0.27 | 0.27 | 0.32 | 0.26 | |
5th percentile | 3.8 | 2.9 | 2.6 | 2.5 | 2.3 | |
10th percentile | 5.6 | 4.3 | 3.7 | 3.7 | 3.3 | |
Median | 13.9 | 12.2 | 11.0 | 10.6 | 10.8 | |
90th percentile | 23.5 | 20.9 | 20.1 | 20.2 | 19.4 | |
95th percentile | 27.5 | 23.7 | 24.8 | 24.3 | 22.4 | |
Na/Cre ratio | ||||||
Mean | 10.9 | 11.6 | 12.0 | 12.3 | 11.9 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.42 | 0.27 | 0.26 | 0.32 | 0.28 | |
5th percentile | 3.5 | 3.5 | 3.6 | 3.3 | 3.2 | |
10th percentile | 4.7 | 4.7 | 4.7 | 5.0 | 4.6 | |
Median | 9.5 | 10.3 | 10.9 | 11.1 | 10.4 | |
90th percentile | 17.7 | 19.2 | 20.4 | 20.5 | 20.6 | |
95th percentile | 21.8 | 23.2 | 24.3 | 25.4 | 24.5 | |
K/Cre ratio | ||||||
Mean | 5.2 | 5.9 | 5.9 | 5.9 | 6.1 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.13 | 0.10 | 0.11 | 0.13 | 0.14 | |
5th percentile | 2.0 | 2.3 | 2.4 | 2.3 | 2.5 | |
10th percentile | 2.6 | 3.0 | 2.8 | 2.9 | 3.0 | |
Median | 4.7 | 5.5 | 5.6 | 5.5 | 5.6 | |
90th percentile | 8.1 | 9.8 | 9.2 | 9.3 | 9.6 | |
95th percentile | 9.6 | 11.2 | 10.6 | 10.5 | 11.5 | |
Women | ||||||
Sodium (mmol/l) | ||||||
Mean | 104.3 | 97.9 | 91.5 | 95.1 | 92.5 | |
Standard error of the mean | 2.88 | 1.85 | 2.16 | 2.10 | 2.10 | |
5th percentile | 26 | 23 | 22 | 23 | 22 | |
10th percentile | 36 | 32 | 28 | 31 | 30 | |
Median | 97 | 87 | 81 | 85 | 84 | |
90th percentile | 189 | 186 | 176 | 176 | 174 | |
95th percentile | 214 | 212 | 197 | 202 | 194 | |
Potassium (mmol/l) | ||||||
Mean | 58.3 | 60.1 | 55.6 | 53.1 | 54.6 | |
Standard error of the mean | 1.57 | 1.16 | 1.25 | 1.00 | 0.98 | |
5th percentile | 14 | 14 | 12 | 14 | 15 | |
10th percentile | 19 | 19 | 17 | 19 | 20 | |
Median | 52 | 55 | 48 | 49 | 51 | |
90th percentile | 108 | 111 | 105 | 97 | 101 | |
95th percentile | 132 | 129 | 123 | 101 | 101 | |
Creatinine (mmol/l) | ||||||
Mean | 10.3 | 9.2 | 8.5 | 8.7 | 8.6 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.30 | 0.18 | 0.22 | 0.22 | 0.20 | |
5th percentile | 2.2 | 1.8 | 1.6 | 1.7 | 1.8 | |
10th percentile | 2.8 | 2.8 | 2.1 | 2.4 | 2.4 | |
Median | 9.3 | 8.3 | 7.4 | 7.5 | 7.6 | |
90th percentile | 19.1 | 16.9 | 16.4 | 17.0 | 16.2 | |
95th percentile | 22.1 | 19.5 | 19.2 | 19.6 | 19.7 | |
Na/Cre ratio | ||||||
Mean | 13.3 | 13.3 | 14.6 | 13.9 | 14.2 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.46 | 0.30 | 0.36 | 0.35 | 0.37 | |
5th percentile | 3.6 | 3.5 | 3.3 | 3.7 | 3.5 | |
10th percentile | 4.8 | 4.9 | 5.0 | 5.2 | 4.6 | |
Median | 11.3 | 11.4 | 12.4 | 12.1 | 12.1 | |
90th percentile | 22.2 | 23.4 | 26.8 | 24.5 | 25.0 | |
95th percentile | 27.3 | 27.7 | 32.8 | 28.0 | 29.7 | |
K/Cre ratio | ||||||
Mean | 6.5 | 7.4 | 7.9 | 7.4 | 7.7 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.14 | 0.12 | 0.14 | 0.15 | 0.13 | |
5th percentile | 2.6 | 3.0 | 3.0 | 3.0 | 3.1 | |
10th percentile | 3.1 | 3.8 | 3.7 | 3.6 | 3.9 | |
Median | 6.0 | 6.6 | 7.1 | 6.6 | 6.9 | |
90th percentile | 10.5 | 11.8 | 13.0 | 11.9 | 12.3 | |
95th percentile | 12.5 | 14.5 | 15.9 | 14.2 | 14.4 | |
All adults | ||||||
Sodium (mmol/l) | ||||||
Mean | 116.1 | 109.0 | 104.3 | 104.1 | 100.5 | |
Standard error of the mean | 2.76 | 1.55 | 1.72 | 1.76 | 1.82 | |
5th percentile | 29 | 27 | 24 | 25 | 24 | |
10th percentile | 40 | 38 | 33 | 35 | 34 | |
Median | 110 | 99 | 98 | 96 | 93 | |
90th percentile | 202 | 191 | 187 | 185 | 180 | |
95th percentile | 222 | 217 | 208 | 206 | 204 | |
Potassium (mmol/l) | ||||||
Mean | 62.5 | 63.9 | 58.9 | 55.7 | 56.9 | |
Standard error of the mean | 1.13 | 1.00 | 0.93 | 0.88 | 0.80 | |
5th percentile | 16 | 15 | 13 | 15 | 15 | |
10th percentile | 21 | 21 | 19 | 21 | 21 | |
Median | 58 | 59 | 54 | 53 | 54 | |
90th percentile | 110 | 113 | 105 | 100 | 101 | |
95th percentile | 131 | 133 | 121 | 101 | 101 | |
Creatinine (mmol/l) | ||||||
Mean | 12.2 | 10.9 | 10.1 | 10.1 | 9.9 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.25 | 0.17 | 0.19 | 0.21 | 0.18 | |
5th percentile | 2.4 | 2.2 | 1.9 | 2.1 | 2.0 | |
10th percentile | 3.6 | 3.2 | 2.5 | 2.8 | 2.6 | |
Median | 11.4 | 10.1 | 9.2 | 9.0 | 9.0 | |
90th percentile | 22.0 | 19.3 | 18.6 | 18.5 | 17.9 | |
95th percentile | 25.0 | 22.1 | 22.3 | 22.0 | 20.9 | |
Na/Cre ratio | ||||||
Mean | 12.2 | 12.5 | 13.3 | 13.1 | 13.1 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.32 | 0.21 | 0.23 | 0.25 | 0.25 | |
5th percentile | 3.5 | 3.5 | 3.5 | 3.5 | 3.3 | |
10th percentile | 4.7 | 4.8 | 4.8 | 5.0 | 4.6 | |
Median | 10.4 | 10.9 | 11.5 | 11.6 | 11.2 | |
90th percentile | 20.2 | 21.4 | 23.7 | 22.7 | 22.9 | |
95th percentile | 25.4 | 26.4 | 29.5 | 26.8 | 27.5 | |
K/Cre ratio | ||||||
Mean | 5.9 | 6.7 | 6.9 | 6.7 | 6.9 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.11 | 0.09 | 0.10 | 0.11 | 0.11 | |
5th percentile | 2.3 | 2.6 | 2.6 | 2.7 | 2.7 | |
10th percentile | 2.9 | 3.3 | 3.2 | 3.2 | 3.3 | |
Median | 5.3 | 6.1 | 6.3 | 5.9 | 6.3 | |
90th percentile | 9.6 | 10.9 | 11.3 | 10.6 | 11.1 | |
95th percentile | 11.3 | 12.7 | 13.6 | 12.9 | 13.6 | |
Bases (weighted): | ||||||
Men | 535 | 998 | 885 | 896 | 894 | |
Women | 594 | 1075 | 915 | 974 | 976 | |
All adults | 1129 | 2074 | 1800 | 1870 | 1869 | |
Bases (unweighted): | ||||||
Men | 508 | 921 | 793 | 846 | 821 | |
Women | 640 | 1165 | 1004 | 1026 | 1050 | |
All adults | 1148 | 2086 | 1797 | 1872 | 1871 |
Contact
Email: Julie Landsberg, julie.landsberg@gov.scot
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