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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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