Publication - Statistics

Scottish Health Survey 2016 - volume 1: main report

Published: 3 Oct 2017
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781788512763

Statistics relating to the health of people living in Scotland.

Scottish Health Survey 2016 - volume 1: main report
Table 5.3 Adult BMI (age-standardised), 2016, by area deprivation and sex

Table 5.3 Adult BMI (age-standardised), 2016, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over with valid height and weight measurements 2016
BMI (kg/m2) Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)
% % % % %
Men
Less than 18.5 1 0 2 3 2
18.5 to less than 25 36 29 28 22 30
25 to less than 30 42 44 41 34 38
30 to less than 40 19 24 25 37 25
40+ 2 2 3 4 4
All 25 and overa 62 71 70 74 67
All 30 and overb 20 26 28 40 29
Mean 26.8 27.6 27.6 28.7 27.8
Standard error of the mean 0.34 0.31 0.34 0.50 0.44
Women
Less than 18.5 2 2 1 2 2
18.5 to less than 25 48 40 32 31 35
25 to less than 30 30 35 33 35 29
30 to less than 40 19 19 28 27 29
40+ 2 3 6 5 5
All 25 and overa 50 58 67 67 63
All 30 and overb 20 23 34 32 35
Mean 26.2 27.1 28.3 28.4 28.3
Standard error of the mean 0.32 0.33 0.41 0.40 0.36
All adults
All 25 and overa 56 64 68 71 65
All 30 and overb 20 24 31 36 32
Mean 26.5 27.3 28.0 28.5 28.1
Standard error of the mean 0.26 0.24 0.26 0.33 0.32
Bases (weighted):
Men 398 331 374 309 331
Women 387 312 379 329 394
All adults 785 642 754 638 724
Bases (unweighted):
Men 376 359 363 265 240
Women 427 413 456 344 340
All adults 803 772 819 609 580

a 25 and over = overweight (including obese)
b 30 and over = obese


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