Publication - Statistics

Scottish Health Survey 2017 - volume one: main report

Published: 25 Sep 2018
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care, Research, Statistics
ISBN:
9781787812178

Presents results for the Scottish Health Survey 2017, providing information on the health and factors relating to health of people living in Scotland.

Table 2.2 Adult WEMWBS mean scores, 2017, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2017
WEMWBS scoresa Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+  
Men
Mean 49.4 50.2 49.1 49.2 50.2 52.1 49.1 49.9
SE of the mean 1.17 0.63 0.67 0.72 0.53 0.50 0.73 0.28
Standard deviation 8.85 8.48 8.30 8.74 8.57 7.67 9.34 8.58
Women
Mean 49.3 50.0 49.4 48.6 49.5 51.0 50.8 49.7
SE of the mean 0.85 0.55 0.55 0.51 0.57 0.58 0.63 0.25
Standard deviation 8.64 8.93 8.60 8.93 9.24 8.93 7.99 8.83
All Adults
Mean 49.4 50.1 49.3 48.9 49.9 51.5 50.1 49.8
SE of the mean 0.71 0.45 0.45 0.44 0.41 0.41 0.51 0.20
Standard deviation 8.74 8.70 8.45 8.83 8.91 8.37 8.61 8.71
Bases (weighted):
Men 222 263 228 283 245 192 117 1550
Women 192 268 247 307 251 217 159 1641
All adults 414 531 474 590 497 409 276 3191
Bases (unweighted):
Men 121 195 171 212 284 246 151 1380
Women 133 255 282 324 328 304 188 1814
All adults 254 450 453 536 612 550 339 3194

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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