Table 1.6: GHQ12 score, (age-standardised), 2018, by area deprivation and sex

Base: Aged 16 and over 2018
GHQ12 Scorea Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
5th (Least deprived) 4th 3rd 2nd 1st (Most deprived)
% % % % %
Men Score 0 59 56 58 55 48
Score 1-3 28 29 28 21 29
Score 4+ 12 15 14 25 23
Women Score 0 54 55 51 45 46
Score 1-3 30 27 32 31 26
Score 4+ 16 19 17 24 28
All adults Score 0 57 55 55 50 47
Score 1-3 29 28 30 26 27
Score 4+ 14 17 15 24 26
Unweighted base Men 356 443 370 383 301
Women 484 588 475 521 400
All adults 840 1031 845 904 701
Weighted base Men 393 444 405 462 368
Women 454 509 419 472 395
All adults 847 953 824 935 763

a GHQ12 scores range from 0 to 12. Scores of 4 or more indicate low wellbeing / possible psychiatric disorder. Age-standardisation has been carried out using 2017 mid-year population estimates for private households in Scotland. Please see the technical report for more information.


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