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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 6.9 Child consumption of vitamin or mineral supplements, 2015, by age and sex

Table 6.9 Child consumption of vitamin or mineral supplements, 2015, by age and sex

Aged 0-15 2015
Consumption of vitamin or mineral supplements Age Total
0-1 2-3 4-5 6-7 8-9 10-11 12-13 14-15
% % % % % % % % %
Boys
Taking any supplement 18 22 29 20 19 22 10 12 19
Taking supplement containing vitamin D 15 17 25 19 17 16 7 7 15
No supplements taken 82 78 71 80 81 78 90 88 81
Girls
Taking any supplement 12 23 25 27 19 19 9 11 19
Taking supplement containing vitamin D 9 20 24 23 17 15 9 7 16
No supplements taken 88 77 75 73 81 81 91 89 81
All children
Taking any supplement 15 23 27 23 19 21 10 11 19
Taking supplement containing vitamin D 13 19 25 21 17 15 8 7 16
No supplements taken 85 77 73 77 81 79 90 89 81
Bases (weighted):
Boys 98 87 92 97 88 105 83 75 725
Girls 68 105 107 82 81 75 93 84 695
All children 166 191 199 180 169 179 176 160 1420
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 100 94 99 102 98 94 77 71 735
Girls 73 105 106 87 83 68 81 82 685
All children 173 199 205 189 181 162 158 153 1420

Contact

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