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 2.3 WEMWBS mean scores (age-standardised), 2017, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over 2017
WEMWBS scoresa Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)
Men
Mean 50.9 51.5 50.4 48.8 47.4
SE of the mean 0.54 0.60 0.58 0.56 0.78
Standard deviation 7.15 8.19 8.54 8.76 9.61
Women
Mean 52.6 50.3 49.4 48.5 47.5
SE of the mean 0.44 0.44 0.51 0.59 0.65
Standard deviation 7.31 8.39 8.39 9.47 9.73
All adults
Mean 51.8 50.9 49.9 48.6 47.5
SE of the mean 0.34 0.37 0.45 0.46 0.52
Standard deviation 7.27 8.30 8.47 9.12 9.67
Bases (weighted):
Men 345 328 318 303 252
Women 350 324 346 319 297
All adults 695 652 664 622 549
Bases (unweighted):
Men 290 322 306 254 208
Women 362 403 414 337 298
All adults 652 725 720 591 506

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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