Table 4

Total, out-of-hours and in-hours users by sociodemographic group

Sociodemographic groupTotal users
n=791 178
Out-of-hours users n=682 622In-hours users
n=184 617
nPer centnPer centnPer cent
Gender
 Female457 05157.8400 83958.7101 80155.1
 Male334 12742.2281 78341.382 81644.9
Age category (years)
 0–1 (baby/infant)37 2994.735 3025.267063.6
 1–4 (toddler)79 08810.072 79910.713 9047.5
 5–15 (child)81 83910.372 16510.614 5627.9
 16–24 (young adult)103 16513.082 31812.134 28018.6
 25–34109 89113.986 07412.636 15419.6
 35–4489 71411.373 39710.824 27313.1
 45–5479 75210.167 1179.818 99310.3
 55–6463 4268.055 9058.212 1676.6
 65–7455 3677.050 9077.589044.8
 75–8456 7327.253 3527.890404.9
 85–9431 4864.029 9884.451792.8
 95+34120.432940.54520.2
Deprivation decile*
 1 (most affluent)95 75412.382 39812.124 06613.0
 290 89111.778 28811.522 45012.2
 387 29611.275 03711.021 47911.6
 483 57410.772 01610.519 88210.8
 577 4439.966 8789.817 9299.7
 672 0159.262 4179.116 1158.7
 771 1869.161 8379.115 4218.4
 873 2689.463 8149.315 5588.4
 966 7048.657 9008.514 2007.7
 10 (least affluent)60 8577.853 0097.812 9177.0
Urban/rural classification†
 Large urban areas (most urban)319 32141.0271 89539.880 52043.6
 Other urban areas252 79732.5219 47932.257 99331.4
 Accessible small towns66 5688.558 5688.813 9157.5
 Remote small towns23 2143.020 7853.043302.3
 Accessible rural81 88510.571 55910.516 9329.2
 Remote rural (most rural)35 2033.031 3084.663273.4
Geographic location‡
 Ayrshire and Arran61 1207.753 4387.813 2087.2
 Borders13 3771.711 3351.731791.7
 Dumfries and Galloway20 4532.617 9312.640552.2
 Fife58 8677.550 4947.414 3787.8
 Forth Valley47 7606.040 9436.011 7706.4
 Greater Glasgow and Clyde196 12324.8166 86424.448 02426.0
 Grampian78 1119.966 4209.718 71010.1
 Highland35 6504.532 1474.763753.5
 Lanarkshire89 58211.377 35311.321 00111.4
 Lothian125 45615.9109 69316.129 42815.9
 Orkney20650.318680.33350.2
 Shetland19970.317220.34520.2
 Tayside56 6117.249 4347.212 3106.7
 Western Isles28700.426150.44430.2
  • Numbers do not always add up to 100% due to missing data in subgroups.

  • *Deprivation is based on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2009.

  • †Urban/rural classification is based on the sixfold Urban Rural Classification 2007–2008.

  • ‡Geographic location is based on the 14 Scottish health boards.