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Table 6.8 Adult food insecurity (age-standardised), 2017, by area deprivation and sex

Aged 16 and over 2017
Food insecuritya Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)
  % % % % %
Men
Worried run out of food 3 6 6 9 19
Ate less 3 5 5 8 15
Ran out of food 1 3 3 5 11
Women
Worried run out of food 4 4 8 9 17
Ate less 3 3 7 7 14
Ran out of food 1 2 3 4 9
All adults
Worried run out of food 3 5 7 9 18
Ate less 3 4 6 7 15
Ran out of food 1 3 3 5 10
Bases (weighted):
Men 346 327 316 303 253
Women 356 326 350 318 311
All adults 702 653 666 621 564
Bases (unweighted):
Men 288 326 306 259 206
Women 368 404 419 337 308
All adults 656 730 725 596 514

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


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