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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 8.1 Mean adult BMI, prevalence of overweight and obesity, 1995 to 2015

Table 8.1 Mean adult BMI, prevalence of overweight and obesity, 1995 to 2015

Aged 16 and over with valid height and weight measurements 1995 to 2015
BMI (kg/m2) 1995 1998 2003 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
  % % % % % % % % % % %
Men
25 and over a
16-64 57 61 64 66 67 66 67 66 67 67 65
16+ n/a n/a 65 68 68 68 69 68 69 69 67
30 and over b
16-64 16 19 22 25 28 27 27 25 25 25 28
16+ n/a n/a 22 26 28 27 28 27 26 26 28
40 and over c
16-64 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
16+ n/a n/a 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Mean
16-64 26.0 26.4 26.9 27.1 27.6 27.3 27.4 27.2 27.3 27.3 27.6
16+ n/a n/a 27.0 27.3 27.6 27.5 27.6 27.4 27.5 27.5 27.7
SE of the mean
16-64 0.09 0.09 0.12 0.13 0.14 0.15 0.14 0.16 0.16 0.20 0.18
16+ n/a n/a 0.10 0.12 0.12 0.13 0.12 0.14 0.14 0.17 0.15
Women
25 and over a
16-64 48 52 57 60 59 60 57 58 59 58 59
16+ n/a n/a 60 62 61 62 60 60 61 61 62
30 and over b
16-64 18 21 24 26 27 28 26 27 28 28 29
16+ n/a n/a 26 27 28 29 28 28 30 29 30
40 and over c
16-64 1 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 3
16+ n/a n/a 3 3 4 3 4 3 4 4 3
Mean
16-64 25.7 26.3 26.9 27.2 27.2 27.4 27.3 27.3 27.4 27.4 27.4
16+ n/a n/a 27.2 27.4 27.4 27.6 27.5 27.4 27.6 27.6 27.5
SE of the mean
16-64 0.10 0.11 0.14 0.16 0.14 0.14 0.14 0.17 0.20 0.18 0.19
16+ n/a n/a 0.12 0.13 0.13 0.12 0.12 0.14 0.17 0.16 0.15
All adults
25 and over a
16-64 52 57 61 63 63 63 62 62 63 63 62
16+ n/a n/a 62 65 65 65 64 64 65 65 65
30 and over b
16-64 17 20 23 26 27 27 26 26 26 27 28
16+ n/a n/a 24 27 28 28 28 27 28 28 29
40 and over c
16-64 1 1 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
16+ n/a n/a 3 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 3
Mean
16-64 25.9 26.4 26.9 27.2 27.4 27.4 27.3 27.2 27.4 27.4 27.5
16+ n/a n/a 27.1 27.4 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.4 27.5 27.6 27.6
SE of the mean
16-64 0.06 0.07 0.10 0.11 0.11 0.11 0.11 0.12 0.14 0.15 0.13
16+ n/a n/a 0.09 0.10 0.09 0.10 0.10 0.11 0.13 0.12 0.12
Bases (weighted):
Men 16-64 3677 3673 2702 2240 2629 2487 2513 1706 1671 1574 1658
Men 16+ n/a n/a 3217 2692 3161 2992 3003 2048 2027 1919 2043
Women 16-64 3634 3572 2776 2258 2560 2435 2478 1640 1694 1616 1620
Women 16+ n/a n/a 3458 2829 3214 3046 3100 2063 2104 2028 2075
All adults 16-64 7311 7245 5478 4498 5189 4922 4991 3346 3366 3190 3278
All adults 16+ n/a n/a 6675 5521 6375 6038 6103 4110 4130 3948 4118
Bases (unweighted):
Men 16-64 3307 3110 2368 1824 2131 2020 2092 1381 1415 1305 1323
Men 16+ n/a n/a 3016 2457 2843 2674 2745 1876 1844 1771 1863
Women 16-64 4007 3783 2908 2294 2685 2553 2596 1676 1791 1632 1564
Women 16+ n/a n/a 3684 3020 3456 3327 3389 2221 2288 2198 2187
All adults 16-64 7314 6893 5276 4118 4816 4573 4688 3057 3206 2937 2887
All adults 16+ n/a n/a 6700 5477 6299 6001 6134 4097 4132 3969 4050

a 25 and over = overweight / obese / morbidly obese
b 30 and over = obese / morbidly obese
c 40 and over = morbidly obese


Contact

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