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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.
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Table 6.7 Urinary sodium (Na), potassium (K) and creatinine (Cre), Na/Cre ratio, K/Cre ratio, 2014/2015, by age and sex
Aged 16 and over with a valid urine sample | 2014/2015 combined | ||||
Urinary sodium, potassium, creatinine (mmol/l) | Age | Total | |||
16-44 | 45-64 | 65+ | |||
% | % | % | % | ||
Men | |||||
Sodium (mmol/l) | |||||
Mean | 117.6 | 105.6 | 96.0 | 109.2 | |
Standard error of the mean | 4.68 | 3.54 | 3.12 | 2.56 | |
5th percentile | 27 | 30 | 31 | 28 | |
10th percentile | 36 | 40 | 38 | 37 | |
Median | 121 | 98 | 92 | 103 | |
90th percentile | 197 | 178 | 160 | 184 | |
95th percentile | 220 | 204 | 184 | 211 | |
Potassium (mmol/l) | |||||
Mean | 59.2 | 60.7 | 57.4 | 59.3 | |
Standard error of the mean | 1.91 | 1.71 | 1.71 | 1.08 | |
5th percentile | 14 | 16 | 17 | 15 | |
10th percentile | 23 | 27 | 26 | 24 | |
Median | 55 | 57 | 55 | 56 | |
90th percentile | 101 | 101 | 90 | 101 | |
95th percentile | 101 | 101 | 101 | 101 | |
Creatinine (mmol/l) | |||||
Mean | 12.6 | 10.7 | 9.7 | 11.4 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.50 | 0.40 | 0.44 | 0.26 | |
5th percentile | 2.4 | 2.4 | 1.9 | 2.3 | |
10th percentile | 3.5 | 3.1 | 3.1 | 3.3 | |
Median | 12.3 | 9.5 | 9.3 | 10.8 | |
90th percentile | 20.3 | 18.0 | 16.6 | 19.4 | |
95th percentile | 25.1 | 20.9 | 19.7 | 22.4 | |
Na/Cre ratio | |||||
Mean | 11.4 | 11.9 | 13.0 | 11.9 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.42 | 0.46 | 0.77 | 0.28 | |
5th percentile | 2.9 | 3.4 | 2.6 | 3.2 | |
10th percentile | 4.4 | 4.8 | 4.7 | 4.6 | |
Median | 9.9 | 10.4 | 10.7 | 10.4 | |
90th percentile | 20.3 | 20.4 | 23.5 | 20.6 | |
95th percentile | 23.3 | 24.1 | 31.0 | 24.5 | |
K/Cre ratio | |||||
Mean | 5.5 | 6.6 | 6.8 | 6.1 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.23 | 0.21 | 0.21 | 0.14 | |
5th percentile | 2.3 | 3.1 | 3.4 | 2.5 | |
10th percentile | 2.6 | 3.6 | 3.9 | 3.0 | |
Median | 4.9 | 6.3 | 6.3 | 5.6 | |
90th percentile | 9.1 | 9.9 | 10.0 | 9.6 | |
95th percentile | 10.9 | 12.2 | 11.5 | 11.5 | |
Women | |||||
Sodium (mmol/l) | |||||
Mean | 105.6 | 87.0 | 75.9 | 92.5 | |
Standard error of the mean | 3.78 | 3.19 | 2.32 | 2.10 | |
5th percentile | 23 | 19 | 23 | 22 | |
10th percentile | 32 | 29 | 34 | 30 | |
Median | 94 | 80 | 71 | 84 | |
90th percentile | 186 | 154 | 127 | 174 | |
95th percentile | 220 | 182 | 144 | 194 | |
Potassium (mmol/l) | |||||
Mean | 56.5 | 54.0 | 52.0 | 54.6 | |
Standard error of the mean | 1.72 | 1.73 | 1.78 | 0.98 | |
5th percentile | 12 | 15 | 16 | 15 | |
10th percentile | 20 | 22 | 20 | 20 | |
Median | 53 | 51 | 48 | 51 | |
90th percentile | 101 | 101 | 92 | 101 | |
95th percentile | 101 | 101 | 99 | 101 | |
Creatinine (mmol/l) | |||||
Mean | 9.6 | 8.0 | 7.5 | 8.6 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.33 | 0.35 | 0.37 | 0.20 | |
5th percentile | 1.9 | 1.6 | 1.7 | 1.8 | |
10th percentile | 2.7 | 2.2 | 2.1 | 2.4 | |
Median | 9.0 | 7.0 | 6.4 | 7.6 | |
90th percentile | 17.7 | 15.7 | 13.9 | 16.2 | |
95th percentile | 22.1 | 19.3 | 17.6 | 19.7 | |
Na/Cre ratio | |||||
Mean | 13.6 | 14.0 | 15.5 | 14.2 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.48 | 0.46 | 1.15 | 0.37 | |
5th percentile | 3.5 | 3.5 | 3.2 | 3.5 | |
10th percentile | 4.9 | 5.5 | 4.0 | 4.6 | |
Median | 12.0 | 12.3 | 11.8 | 12.1 | |
90th percentile | 23.6 | 25.2 | 28.6 | 25.0 | |
95th percentile | 28.4 | 28.5 | 34.7 | 29.7 | |
K/Cre ratio | |||||
Mean | 6.8 | 8.2 | 8.5 | 7.7 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.17 | 0.25 | 0.27 | 0.13 | |
5th percentile | 2.8 | 3.6 | 3.5 | 3.1 | |
10th percentile | 3.3 | 4.1 | 4.3 | 3.9 | |
Median | 6.3 | 7.5 | 7.5 | 6.9 | |
90th percentile | 10.3 | 12.7 | 14.4 | 12.3 | |
95th percentile | 12.9 | 15.0 | 17.5 | 14.4 | |
All adults | |||||
Sodium (mmol/l) | |||||
Mean | 111.5 | 96.0 | 84.8 | 100.5 | |
Standard error of the mean | 3.38 | 2.33 | 1.85 | 1.82 | |
5th percentile | 23 | 24 | 24 | 24 | |
10th percentile | 35 | 33 | 35 | 34 | |
Median | 104 | 90 | 80 | 93 | |
90th percentile | 195 | 165 | 141 | 180 | |
95th percentile | 220 | 190 | 164 | 204 | |
Potassium (mmol/l) | |||||
Mean | 57.8 | 57.2 | 54.4 | 56.9 | |
Standard error of the mean | 1.37 | 1.24 | 1.33 | 0.80 | |
5th percentile | 13 | 16 | 17 | 15 | |
10th percentile | 21 | 22 | 22 | 21 | |
Median | 54 | 55 | 51 | 54 | |
90th percentile | 101 | 101 | 92 | 101 | |
95th percentile | 101 | 101 | 100 | 101 | |
Creatinine (mmol/l) | |||||
Mean | 11.1 | 9.3 | 8.5 | 9.9 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.32 | 0.28 | 0.31 | 0.18 | |
5th percentile | 2.1 | 2.0 | 1.8 | 2.0 | |
10th percentile | 2.9 | 2.4 | 2.2 | 2.6 | |
Median | 10.6 | 8.4 | 7.8 | 9.0 | |
90th percentile | 19.6 | 17.0 | 15.7 | 17.9 | |
95th percentile | 22.8 | 19.7 | 19.5 | 20.9 | |
Na/Cre ratio | |||||
Mean | 12.6 | 13.0 | 14.4 | 13.1 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.33 | 0.31 | 0.79 | 0.25 | |
5th percentile | 3.3 | 3.4 | 3.1 | 3.3 | |
10th percentile | 4.7 | 4.9 | 4.2 | 4.6 | |
Median | 11.0 | 11.6 | 11.3 | 11.2 | |
90th percentile | 21.8 | 23.2 | 26.0 | 22.9 | |
95th percentile | 25.6 | 27.1 | 32.1 | 27.5 | |
K/Cre ratio | |||||
Mean | 6.2 | 7.4 | 7.7 | 6.9 | |
Standard error of the mean | 0.15 | 0.18 | 0.20 | 0.11 | |
5th percentile | 2.5 | 3.3 | 3.5 | 2.7 | |
10th percentile | 2.9 | 3.9 | 4.0 | 3.3 | |
Median | 5.7 | 6.8 | 6.9 | 6.3 | |
90th percentile | 9.8 | 11.4 | 12.4 | 11.1 | |
95th percentile | 12.0 | 13.9 | 15.8 | 13.6 | |
Bases (weighted): | |||||
Men | 412 | 304 | 178 | 894 | |
Women | 424 | 327 | 224 | 976 | |
All adults | 836 | 631 | 402 | 1869 | |
Bases (unweighted): | |||||
Men | 298 | 292 | 231 | 821 | |
Women | 408 | 362 | 280 | 1050 | |
All adults | 706 | 654 | 511 | 1871 |
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Email: Julie Landsberg, julie.landsberg@gov.scot
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