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 6.5 Adult consumption of vitamin or mineral supplements (age-standardised), 2017, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over 2017
Consumption of vitamin or mineral supplements Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)
  % % % % %
Men
Taking any supplement 27 25 24 22 18
Taking supplement containing vitamin D 17 13 16 13 11
No supplements taken 73 75 76 78 82
Women
Taking any supplement 40 35 42 28 28
Taking supplement containing vitamin D 30 22 29 18 18
No supplements taken 60 65 58 72 72
All adults
Taking any supplement 34 30 33 25 24
Taking supplement containing vitamin D 23 18 23 15 15
No supplements taken 66 70 67 75 76
Bases (weighted):
Men 376 380 358 370 292
Women 403 371 389 379 377
All adults 779 751 747 749 669
Bases (unweighted):
Men 312 375 361 313 236
Women 411 456 466 397 369
All adults 723 831 827 710 605

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