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 2.4 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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