Share of adults meeting activity/muscle guidance in Scotland 2018, by gender and age

This statistic displays the share of adults meeting physical activity and muscle strengthening guidelines in Scotland in 2017, by gender and age. In this year, 53 percent of men and 47 percent of women aged 16 to 24 years old in Scotland met the recommended guidelines for moderate and vigorous physical activity as well as the guidelines for muscle strengthening.

Share of adults meeting physical activity and muscle strengthening guidelines in Scotland in 2018, by gender and age

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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United Kingdom (Scotland)

Survey time period

2018

Number of respondents

4,786*

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

CAPI interview, questionnaire

Supplementary notes

* Weighted bases: n (men)=2,300, n (women)=2,486
The source provides the following information:
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 of both.
- Meets muscle guideline: carries out activities that strengthen muscles on at least two days per week.
Physical activity guidelines for those aged 16-18 are at least one hour of moderate or vigorous activity each day. As SHeS participants of that age were given the adult questionnaire, which does not ask separetely about each day, they have been included in this table assessed against the adult criteria.

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