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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume one: main report

Published: 20 Sep 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786524614

Findings and trends of the Scottish Health Survey 2015, providing information on the health of people living in Scotland.

Contents
Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume one: main report
Table 2.1 Adult self-assessed general health, 2015, by age and sex

Table 2.1 Adult self-assessed general health, 2015, by age and sex

Self-assessed general health Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
  % % % % % % % %
Men
Very good 54 40 36 35 25 21 21 34
Good 34 41 44 39 40 42 36 40
Fair 10 16 16 16 24 23 29 18
Bad 2 2 4 7 8 10 12 6
Very Bad - 1 1 3 3 3 2 2
Good / Very good 89 81 79 73 65 63 57 74
Bad / Very bad 2 3 5 10 11 14 14 8
Women
Very good 47 37 41 35 34 26 18 35
Good 41 46 39 39 35 39 36 40
Fair 11 11 14 17 18 23 34 18
Bad 1 4 6 7 10 10 7 6
Very Bad - 1 1 2 3 2 4 2
Good / Very good 88 84 80 75 69 65 54 74
Bad / Very bad 1 5 6 8 13 12 12 8
All adults
Very good 50 39 38 35 30 24 19 34
Good 38 44 41 39 37 40 36 40
Fair 10 13 15 17 21 23 32 18
Bad 1 3 5 7 9 10 9 6
Very Bad - 1 1 2 3 3 3 2
Good / Very good 88 83 80 74 67 64 55 74
Bad / Very bad 1 4 6 9 12 13 13 8
Bases (weighted):
Men 339 385 372 445 375 288 190 2395
Women 333 405 397 473 394 321 273 2596
All adults 672 790 769 918 770 610 464 4992
Bases (unweighted):
Men 194 241 313 406 410 400 280 2244
Women 211 348 392 487 489 461 361 2749
All adults 405 589 705 893 899 861 641 4993

Contact

Email: Julie Landsberg, julie.landsberg@gov.scot