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Table 2.4 GHQ12 scores, 2017, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2017
GHQ12 scorea Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
% % % % % % % %
Men
0 42 54 58 68 70 75 67 62
1-3 36 28 24 16 17 18 22 23
4 or more 22 18 18 16 12 7 10 15
Women
0 50 55 54 56 67 67 59 58
1-3 28 27 26 24 17 17 26 24
4 or more 22 17 20 19 17 16 16 18
All Adults
0 46 55 56 62 68 70 62 60
1-3 32 28 25 20 17 18 24 23
4 or more 22 17 19 18 15 12 13 17
Bases (weighted):
Men 226 266 224 285 251 191 121 1564
Women 202 269 254 309 253 216 165 1668
All adults 428 535 479 593 503 408 286 3232
Bases (unweighted):
Men 123 198 169 213 291 246 158 1398
Women 138 256 289 326 330 305 193 1837
All adults 261 454 458 539 621 551 351 3235

a GHQ 12 scores range from 0 to 12. Scores of 4 or more indicate low wellbeing / possible psychiatric disorder


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