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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 7.1 Adult summary activity levels, 2012 to 2015

Table 7.1 Adult summary activity levels, 2012 to 2015

Aged 16 and over 2012 to 2015
Summary activity levels a 2012 2013 2014 2015
  % % % %
Men
Meets MVPA guidelines 67 71 68 67
Some activity 10 8 10 9
Low activity 4 3 4 4
Very low activity 19 18 19 19
Women
Meets MVPA guidelines 58 58 59 59
Some activity 14 14 12 14
Low activity 6 5 5 5
Very low activity 23 23 24 23
All adults
Meets MVPA guidelines 62 64 63 63
Some activity 12 11 11 12
Low activity 5 4 4 5
Very low activity 21 21 22 21
Bases (weighted):
Men 2307 2336 2225 2383
Women 2505 2542 2411 2585
All adults 4811 4878 4636 4968
Bases (unweighted):
Men 2122 2129 2054 2229
Women 2685 2747 2581 2733
All adults 4807 4876 4635 4962

a Meets moderate / vigorous physical activity (MVPA) guidelines:at least 150 minutes of moderately intensive physical activity or 75 minutes vigorous activity per week or an equivalent combination of both. Some activity: 60-149 minutes of moderate activity or / 30-74 minutes of vigorous activity or an equivalent combination of these. Low activity: 30-59 minutes of moderate activity or 15-29 minutes of vigorous activity or an equivalent combination of these. Very low activity: Less than 30 minutes of moderate activity or less than 15 minutes of vigorous activity or an equivalent combination of these


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