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Table 2.5 GHQ12 scores (age-standardised), 2017, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over 2017
GHQ12 scorea Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)
% % % % %
Men
0 60 72 67 61 45
1-3 25 22 21 19 29
4 or more 15 6 13 20 26
Women
0 65 58 58 56 54
1-3 23 25 22 24 24
4 or more 12 17 19 20 23
All Adults
0 63 65 62 59 50
1-3 24 23 22 21 26
4 or more 14 12 16 20 24
Bases (weighted):
Men 349 332 318 311 253
Women 357 327 350 322 309
All adults 706 659 668 634 562
Bases (unweighted):
Men 291 329 309 262 207
Women 368 404 419 340 306
All adults 659 733 728 602 513

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


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