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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 9.2 Prevalence of doctor-diagnosed diabetes (age-standardised1), by equality group

Aged 16 and over 2008-2011 combined
Equality Group Diabetes Lower Confidence Limit Upper Confidence Limit Unweighted Bases Weighted Bases
% % %
Sex
Male 6 6 6 12525 13773
Female 4 4 5 16259 15010
Age
16-24 1 0 1 2556 4015
25-34 1 1 1 3702 4411
35-44 2 1 2 4829 4997
45-54 5 4 5 5236 5181
55-64 9 8 10 5063 4414
65-74 12 11 13 4207 3197
75+ 12 11 13 3191 2570
Sexual Orientation
Bisexual 9 4 14 231 238
Gay or Lesbian 2 0 5 195 201
Heterosexual 5 5 5 24015 24199
Other 7 4 10 266 253
Prefer not to answer 6 4 8 733 642
Disability
Limiting LI 9 8 10 8602 7689
Non-limiting LI 9 8 10 4556 4413
No LI 1 1 2 15613 16670
Religion
None 5 4 5 11211 11768
Church of Scotland 6 5 6 10049 9309
Roman Catholic 5 5 6 3846 4278
Other Christian 5 4 6 2793 2455
Muslim 18 9 27 220 281
Buddhist 4 0 13 63 65
Hindu 2 0 7 59 70
Other2 8 5 11 418 389
Ethnic Group
White, British 5 5 5 26962 26711
White, Irish 4 1 7 198 224
White, Other 3 1 6 781 814
Mixed 3 0 7 88 104
Asian, Indian 14 3 26 109 148
Asian, Pakistani 18 8 28 141 188
Asian, Chinese 3 0 10 74 82
Asian, Other 4 0 9 103 105
African, Caribbean or Black 4 0 8 117 134
Other 8 1 15 109 122
All Adults 5 5 5 28784 28783

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

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