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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 9.1 Prevalence of doctor-diagnosed CVD (age-standardised1), by equality group

Aged 16 and over 2008-2011 combined
Equality Group CVD Lower Confidence Limit Upper Confidence Limit Unweighted Bases Weighted Bases
% % %
Sex
Male 16 15 16 12516 13766
Female 14 14 15 16246 14998
Age
16-24 5 4 6 2555 4013
25-34 5 5 6 3699 4409
35-44 7 6 8 4828 4996
45-54 11 10 12 5232 5177
55-64 19 17 20 5060 4412
65-74 32 30 34 4203 3195
75+ 41 39 43 3185 2564
Sexual Orientation
Bisexual 19 13 25 231 238
Gay or Lesbian 14 5 24 195 201
Heterosexual 15 14 15 24000 24185
Other 17 12 22 264 251
Prefer not to answer 16 12 20 731 641
Disability
Limiting LI 24 23 25 8586 7676
Non-limiting LI 14 13 15 4553 4410
No LI 9 8 10 15610 16667
Religion
None 14 13 15 11203 11759
Church of Scotland 15 14 16 10041 9303
Roman Catholic 17 16 19 3843 4276
Other Christian 15 13 16 2793 2455
Muslim 9 4 15 220 281
Buddhist 17 1 34 63 65
Hindu 3 0 9 59 70
Other2 18 14 23 418 389
Ethnic Group
White, British 15 15 16 26943 26694
White, Irish 12 8 17 198 224
White, Other 16 11 20 781 814
Mixed 14 5 22 88 104
Asian, Indian 9 0 18 109 148
Asian, Pakistani 12 1 22 141 188
Asian, Chinese 4 0 11 74 82
Asian, Other . . . 103 105
African, Caribbean or Black 8 0 19 117 134
Other 10 2 19 109 122
All Adults 15 14 15 28762 28764

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

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