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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume one: main report

Published: 20 Sep 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786524614

Findings and trends of the Scottish Health Survey 2015, providing information on the health of people living in Scotland.

Contents
Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume one: main report
Table 1.8 Children's strength and difficulties scores, 2003 to 2014/2015 combined

Table 1.8 Children's strength and difficulties scores, 2003 to 2014/2015 combined

Aged 4-12 2003 to 2014/2015 combined
Strengths and difficulties scores a 2003 2008/2009 combined 2010/2011 combined 2012/2013 combined 2014/2015 combined
  % % % % %
Boys
Conduct problems score
Normal (0-2) 73 76 76 77 78
Borderline (3) 13 11 14 13 11
Abnormal (4-10) 14 13 10 11 11
Emotional symptoms score
Normal (0-3) 84 86 85 86 85
Borderline (4) 7 6 6 5 6
Abnormal (5-10) 9 8 9 9 9
Peer problems score
Normal (0-2) 76 79 78 77 78
Borderline (3) 10 9 10 8 9
Abnormal (4-10) 14 12 13 14 13
Hyperactivity score
Normal (0-5) 77 75 77 76 74
Borderline (6) 8 8 8 8 9
Abnormal (7-10) 14 17 15 16 17
Prosocial behaviour score
Normal (6-10) 89 91 90 89 88
Borderline (5) 8 6 7 7 8
Abnormal (0-4) 4 4 3 4 5
Total difficulties score b
Normal (0-13) 81 84 83 82 83
Borderline (14-16) 9 6 7 7 6
Abnormal (17-40) 10 10 10 11 11
Mean 8.6 8.5 8.6 8.5 8.5
SE Mean 0.23 0.21 0.21 0.23 0.26
Median 8 8 7 7 7
Girls
Conduct problems score
Normal (0-2) 78 79 81 82 85
Borderline (3) 11 11 10 11 9
Abnormal (4-10) 11 10 9 6 6
Emotional symptoms score
Normal (0-3) 83 84 85 87 87
Borderline (4) 7 7 7 6 6
Abnormal (5-10) 10 9 8 7 8
Peer problems score
Normal (0-2) 77 81 83 84 84
Borderline (3) 11 9 9 8 9
Abnormal (4-10) 12 11 8 8 7
Hyperactivity score
Normal (0-5) 86 87 84 88 87
Borderline (6) 7 6 7 6 6
Abnormal (7-10) 7 8 9 6 7
Prosocial behaviour score
Normal (6-10) 93 94 95 94 94
Borderline (5) 5 5 4 4 5
Abnormal (0-4) 2 2 1 2 1
Total difficulties score b
Normal (0-13) 85 87 88 90 90
Borderline (14-16) 8 7 6 5 4
Abnormal (17-40) 7 6 5 5 5
Mean 7.8 7.5 7.3 6.9 6.7
SE Mean 0.21 0.18 0.19 0.19 0.19
Median 7 7 7 6 6
All children
Conduct problems score
Normal (0-2) 76 78 79 80 81
Borderline (3) 12 11 12 12 10
Abnormal (4-10) 12 11 10 8 9
Emotional symptoms score
Normal (0-3) 84 85 85 86 86
Borderline (4) 7 7 7 6 6
Abnormal (5-10) 10 8 8 8 8
Peer problems score
Normal (0-2) 77 80 80 81 81
Borderline (3) 10 9 9 8 9
Abnormal (4-10) 13 12 10 11 10
Hyperactivity score
Normal (0-5) 81 81 80 82 80
Borderline (6) 8 7 8 7 7
Abnormal (7-10) 11 13 12 11 12
Prosocial behaviour score
Normal (6-10) 91 92 92 91 91
Borderline (5) 7 5 5 6 6
Abnormal (0-4) 3 3 2 3 3
Total difficulties score b
Normal (0-13) 83 86 86 86 86
Borderline (14-16) 8 6 7 6 5
Abnormal (17-40) 9 8 8 8 8
Mean 8.2 8.0 8.0 7.7 7.7
SE Mean 0.17 0.14 0.15 0.16 0.17
Median 7 7 7 7 6
Bases (weighted):
Boys 939 1161 995 972 864
Girls 878 1130 966 948 799
All children 1817 2291 1961 1920 1662
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 896 1163 991 944 864
Girls 893 1111 909 933 810
All children 1789 2274 1900 1877 1674

a Children's individual Strengths and Difficulties scores are part of the national mental health indicator set for children
b The total difficulties score is the sum of the scores for the first four domains (conduct problems, emotional symptoms, peer problems and hyperactivity)


Contact

Email: Julie Landsberg, julie.landsberg@gov.scot