Table 2.7: Caring prevalence in adults, (age-standardised), 2017/2018 combined, by area deprivation and sex

Base: Aged 16 and over 2017/2018 combined
Regular carer Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
(5th) Least deprived 4th 3rd 2nd (1st) Most deprived
% % % % %
Men Provides regular care 10 9 12 14 16
Women Provides regular care 16 15 16 21 20
All adults Provides regular care 13 12 14 17 18
Unweighted bases Men 714 876 774 733 574
Women 956 1101 985 971 822
All adults 1670 1977 1759 1704 1396
Weighted bases Men 819 886 805 882 701
Women 907 934 842 906 823
All adults 1726 1820 1647 1788 1524

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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