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 3.5 Dental anxiety, 2017, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2017
Dental anxiety Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
% % % % % % % %
Men
I don't feel nervous at all 71 66 67 71 68 73 83 70
I feel a bit nervous 21 21 19 16 20 18 12 18
I feel very nervous 8 13 14 13 12 10 5 11
Women
I don't feel nervous at all 62 53 63 55 51 58 65 57
I feel a bit nervous 18 27 20 25 31 24 22 24
I feel very nervous 20 20 17 20 18 18 14 18
All adults
I don't feel nervous at all 66 59 65 63 59 65 72 64
I feel a bit nervous 20 24 19 21 26 21 18 21
I feel very nervous 14 16 16 17 15 14 10 15
Bases (weighted):
Men 138 168 155 183 161 126 82 1012
Women 135 175 162 197 170 138 114 1090
All adults 273 342 316 380 331 265 195 2102
Bases (unweighted):
Men 84 132 119 135 182 153 105 910
Women 90 163 189 210 216 194 128 1190
All adults 174 295 308 345 398 347 233 2100

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