The Scottish Health Survey 2022

This report presents results for the Scottish Health Survey 2022, providing information on the health and factors relating to health of people living in Scotland.

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As a study of public health, the Scottish Health Survey plays an important role in assessing health outcomes, health risks and the extent of health inequalities in Scotland and how these have changed over time.

While positive changes have been recorded, Scotland continues to record a significantly lower life expectancy compared to other countries in the UK and Western Europe, as well as continued disparity in health outcomes between those living in the most and least deprived areas