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Table 1 Prevalence of four individual wellbeing indicators and social capital indicators, aged 18 years and over by year, 2014–15

From: Population levels of wellbeing and the association with social capital

  n % (95% CI)
INDIVIDUAL WELLBEING INDICATORS
Life satisfaction
 Very low (0–4) 173 3.1 (2.7–3.6)
 Low (5–6) 515 9.3 (8.5–10.1)
 Medium (7–8) 2633 47.4 (46.1–48.8)
 High (9–10) 2186 39.4 (38.1–40.7)
 Don’t know, refused 43 0.8 (0.6–1.0)
Worthwhile
 Very low (0–4) 108 1.9 (1.6–2.3)
 Low (5–6) 430 7.7 (7.1–8.5)
 Medium (7–8) 2374 42.8 (41.5–44.1)
 High (9–10) 2563 46.2 (44.9–47.5)
 Don’t know, refused 75 1.3 (1.1–1.7)
Happy yesterday
 Very low (0–4) 256 4.6 (4.1–5.2)
 Low (5–6) 469 8.5 (7.8–9.2)
 Medium (7–8) 2021 36.4 (35.2–37.7)
 High (9–10) 2772 49.9 (48.6–51.2)
 Don’t know, refused 32 0.6 (0.4–0.8)
Anxious yesterday
 Very high (6–10) 484 8.7 (8.0–9.5)
 High (4–5) 422 7.6 (6.9–8.3)
 Medium (2–3) 694 12.5 (11.7–13.4)
 Low (0–1) 3917 70.6 (69.3–71.7)
 Don’t know, refused 34 0.6 (0.4–0.9)
 Total 5551 100.0
Overall Wellbeing (composite score)
 Scoring well on all four measures 2968 54.3 (53.0–55.6)
 Scoring neither well nor badly 1764 32.3 (31.0–33.5)
 Scoring badly on at least one measure 733 13.4 (12.5–14.3)
 Total 5464 100.0
SOCIAL CAPITAL INDICATORS
Overall, do you feel that your neighbourhood is a safe place?
 Yes 5167 93.1 (92.0–94.1)
 No, don’t know 383 6.9 (5.9–8.0)
Do you think that in this neighbourhood people generally trust one another?
 Yes 4379 78.9 (77.2–80.5)
 No, don’t know 1172 21.1 (19.5–22.8)
Do you feel safe in your home?
 All of the time 4252 76.6 (74.9–78.2)
 Most, some or none of the time 1299 23.4 (21.8–25.1)
Do you agree or disagree with the following statement. I have control over decisions that affect my life
 Strongly agree, agree 5239 94.4 (93.4–95.2)
 Neutral, don’t know 105 1.9 (1.5–2.5)
 Disagree, strongly disagree 206 3.7 (3.0–4.6)
 Total 5551 100.0