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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.

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Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume one: main report
Table 9.5 Comparison of doctor-diagnosed with survey-defined hypertension, 2014/2015 combined, by age and sex

Table 9.5 Comparison of doctor-diagnosed with survey-defined hypertension, 2014/2015 combined, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2014/2015 combined
Hypertension Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
  % % % % % % % %
Men
Self-reported doctor-diagnosed hypertensiona 5 4 22 26 45 50 57 27
Survey-defined hypertension 5 8 20 31 51 62 65 31
Women
Self-reported doctor-diagnosed hypertensiona 5 8 5 15 33 51 59 23
Survey-defined hypertension 1 4 9 19 37 63 76 27
All adults
Self-reported doctor-diagnosed hypertensiona 5 6 14 21 39 50 58 25
Survey-defined hypertension 3 6 15 25 43 62 71 29
Bases (weighted)b,c:
Men, self-reported doctor-diagnosed hypertension 150 171 167 198 166 128 84 1064
Men, survey-defined hypertension 128 139 156 159 131 104 71 888
Women, self-reported doctor-diagnosed hypertension 148 180 176 210 175 143 120 1150
Women, survey-defined hypertension 122 147 145 179 150 119 96 959
All adults, self-reported doctor-diagnosed hypertension 298 351 343 408 341 270 204 2214
All adults, survey-defined hypertension 250 286 301 339 281 224 167 1847
Bases (unweighted)b,c:
Men, self-reported doctor-diagnosed hypertension 100 116 136 168 164 169 103 956
Men, survey-defined hypertension 84 98 121 142 131 139 87 802
Women, self-reported doctor-diagnosed hypertension 107 176 212 213 210 204 134 1256
Women, survey-defined hypertension 87 147 180 184 183 172 109 1062
All adults, self-reported doctor-diagnosed hypertension 207 292 348 381 374 373 237 2212
All adults, survey-defined hypertension 171 245 301 326 314 311 196 1864

a Excluding hypertension only in pregnancy
b Bases for self-reported doctor-diagnosed hypertension: age 16 and over who took part in bio module
c Bases for survey-defined hypertension: age 16 and over with valid BP measurements


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