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Table 8.3 WEMWBS mean scores (age-standardised), 2016, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over 2016
WEMWBS scoresa Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)
Men
Mean 50.9 50.4 50.6 49.3 47.7
SE of the mean 0.43 0.45 0.46 0.61 0.58
Standard deviation 7.15 7.75 8.10 9.05 9.56
Women
Mean 52.2 50.6 50.2 48.8 47.1
SE of the mean 0.38 0.47 0.56 0.45 0.64
Standard deviation 7.65 8.06 8.90 8.66 9.60
All adults
Mean 51.5 50.5 50.4 49.1 47.4
SE of the mean 0.26 0.37 0.39 0.42 0.46
Standard deviation 7.44 7.90 8.52 8.85 9.58
Bases (weighted):
Men 413 358 388 347 352
Women 447 357 414 387 420
All adults 860 715 803 734 772
Bases (unweighted):
Men 387 387 385 294 255
Women 478 470 499 388 357
All adults 865 857 884 682 612

a WEMWBS scores range from 14 to 70. Higher scores indicate greater wellbeing. Mean WEMWBS score is part of the national mental health indicator set for adults


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