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Scottish Health Survey - topic report: equality groups

Topic report in the Scottish Health Survey series providing breakdowns of key health behaviours and outcomes by gender, age, ethnic group, religion, disability and sexual orientation.

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Table 3.1 Proportion of adults with 20 or more natural teeth (age-standardised1), by equality group

Aged 16 and over 2008-2011 combined
Equality Group 20 or more natural teeth Lower Confidence Limit Upper Confidence Limit Unweighted Bases Weighted Bases
% % %
Sex
Male 73 72 74 12486 13724
Female 71 70 72 16209 14960
Age
16-24 99 98 99 2542 3990
25-34 96 95 97 3694 4401
35-44 89 88 90 4814 4979
45-54 77 76 79 5217 5161
55-64 55 53 56 5051 4405
65-74 35 33 36 4197 3190
75+ 19 18 21 3180 2559
Sexual Orientation
Bisexual 72 64 79 231 238
Gay or Lesbian 78 68 87 195 201
Heterosexual 73 72 73 24004 24188
Other 60 52 68 265 252
Prefer not to answer 61 56 67 733 642
Disability
Limiting LI 65 64 67 8580 7669
Non-limiting LI 73 71 74 4545 4401
No LI 75 74 76 15566 16612
Religion
None 73 71 74 11206 11765
Church of Scotland 71 70 72 10044 9305
Roman Catholic 69 67 70 3842 4274
Other Christian 76 74 78 2792 2453
Muslim 95 90 99 220 281
Buddhist 89 76 100 63 65
Hindu 93 85 100 59 70
Other2 73 67 79 417 387
Ethnic Group
White, British 71 71 72 26947 26697
White, Irish 71 64 78 198 224
White, Other 78 73 83 780 814
Mixed 86 76 95 88 104
Asian, Indian 93 88 99 109 148
Asian, Pakistani 86 74 98 141 188
Asian, Chinese 88 76 100 74 82
Asian, Other 78 63 94 103 105
African, Caribbean or Black 87 75 99 117 134
Other 76 63 90 109 122
All Adults 72 71 73 28695 28684

1 Analyses are age-standardised for all equality groups except age.
2 Other religion includes Sikh, Jewish and Pagan.

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