Diet and nutrition: data introduction

The following diet and nutrition data pages focus mainly on estimates of fruit and vegetable consumption of adults and children in Scotland. Table 1 summarises the dimensions / geographies data that are presented for fruit and vegetable consumption within the diet and nutrition data pages.

Table 1: Data for Scotland presented in the diet and nutrition data pages

 Data presented? (Y=yes; N=no)
Data dimensions/ geographiesFruit and vegetable consumption
AdultsChildren
By gender Y Y
By age group Y Y
By deprivation group Y Y
By NHS board area N N
By local authority area N N
By community health partnership (CHP) area N N
Time trend Y N
National target Y Y
Comparison with UK/GB Y Y
International comparison N N

Key findings on other aspects of diet and nutrition in Scotland are also provided within the adult and children's data pages. Data on progress towards targets, salt consumption and diet and nutrition in low income consumers are also presented. For information on other data see the key data sources page.

Please note: If you require the most up-to-date data available, please check the data sources directly as new data may have been published since these data pages were last updated. Although we endeavour to ensure that the data pages are kept up-to-date, there may be a time lag between new data being published and the relevant ScotPHO web pages being updated.