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 6.6 Adult food insecurity, 2017, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2017
Food insecuritya Age Total
16-44 45-64 65+  
  % % % %
Men
Worried run out of food 13 6 1 8
Ate less 11 5 0 7
Ran out of food 6 4 0 4
Women
Worried run out of food 13 7 1 8
Ate less 10 6 1 7
Ran out of food 6 4 1 4
All adults
Worried run out of food 13 7 1 8
Ate less 11 6 1 7
Ran out of food 6 4 0 4
Bases (weighted):
Men 705 533 308 1546
Women 724 562 377 1663
All adults 1429 1095 685 3209
Bases (unweighted):
Men 487 500 398 1385
Women 681 659 496 1836
All adults 1168 1159 894 3221

a In the last 12 months… because of a lack of money or other resources


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