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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 6.8 Adult consumption of vitamin or mineral supplements, 2015, by age and sex

Table 6.8 Adult consumption of vitamin or mineral supplements, 2015, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2015
Consumption of vitamin or mineral supplements Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
  % % % % % % % %
Men
Taking any supplement 16 31 23 20 21 27 31 24
Taking supplement containing vitamin D 11 19 13 8 10 12 10 12
No supplements taken 84 69 77 80 79 73 69 76
Women
Taking any supplement 25 27 27 29 31 37 35 30
Taking supplement containing vitamin D 14 20 19 12 16 17 15 16
Taking supplement containing folic acid a 2 10 8 3 n/a n/a n/a 6
No supplements taken 75 73 73 71 69 63 65 70
All adults
Taking any supplement 21 29 25 24 26 33 34 27
Taking supplement containing vitamin D 12 20 16 10 13 15 13 14
No supplements taken 79 71 75 76 74 67 66 73
Bases (weighted):
Men 339 385 372 445 375 288 190 2395
Women 333 405 397 473 394 321 274 2597
Women aged 16-49 333 405 393 223 n/a n/a n/a 1354
All adults 672 790 769 918 770 610 464 4992
Bases (unweighted):
Men 194 241 313 406 410 400 280 2244
Women 211 348 392 487 489 461 362 2750
Women aged 16-49 211 348 389 229 n/a n/a n/a 1177
All adults 405 589 705 893 899 861 642 4994

a Asked of women aged 16-49. Total is for that age group only


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