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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 1.9 Children's strengths and difficulties scores, 2012-2015 combined, by age and sex

Table 1.9 Children's strengths and difficulties scores, 2012-2015 combined, by age and sex

Aged 4-12 2012-2015 combined
Total difficulties score Age Total
4-5 6-7 8-9 10-12
  % % % % %
Boys
Conduct problems score
Normal (0-2) 75 77 80 77 77
Borderline (3) 13 13 10 11 12
Abnormal (4-10) 11 10 10 12 11
Emotional symptoms score
Normal (0-3) 90 88 82 83 86
Borderline (4) 5 5 8 5 6
Abnormal (5-10) 5 7 10 12 9
Peer problems score
Normal (0-2) 81 79 75 76 78
Borderline (3) 8 11 7 9 9
Abnormal (4-10) 10 10 18 15 14
Hyperactivity score
Normal (0-5) 73 74 74 78 75
Borderline (6) 10 8 8 8 8
Abnormal (7-10) 18 18 18 14 17
Prosocial behaviour score
Normal (6-10) 86 88 88 90 88
Borderline (5) 10 9 8 4 7
Abnormal (0-4) 4 4 4 6 4
Total difficulties score b
Normal (0-13) 85 83 79 82 82
Borderline (14-16) 8 7 8 5 7
Abnormal (17-40) 7 10 13 13 11
Mean 8.5 8.4 8.9 8.4 8.5
SE Mean 0.27 0.32 0.35 0.34 0.17
Median 8 7 7 7 7
Girls
Conduct problems score
Normal (0-2) 83 83 84 84 84
Borderline (3) 11 10 9 10 10
Abnormal (4-10) 6 7 7 6 6
Emotional symptoms score
Normal (0-3) 90 88 88 83 87
Borderline (4) 6 6 5 7 6
Abnormal (5-10) 4 7 7 10 7
Peer problems score
Normal (0-2) 84 88 86 81 84
Borderline (3) 9 7 9 8 8
Abnormal (4-10) 7 5 5 10 7
Hyperactivity score
Normal (0-5) 83 86 90 91 88
Borderline (6) 8 7 5 4 6
Abnormal (7-10) 9 7 5 5 6
Prosocial behaviour score
Normal (6-10) 91 96 94 94 94
Borderline (5) 6 3 5 4 4
Abnormal (0-4) 3 1 1 2 2
Total difficulties score b
Normal (0-13) 91 91 91 89 90
Borderline (14-16) 6 4 6 4 5
Abnormal (17-40) 3 5 4 7 5
Mean 7.3 7.0 6.4 6.5 6.8
SE Mean 0.22 0.24 0.28 0.25 0.14
Median 7 6 6 5 6
All children
Conduct problems score
Normal (0-2) 79 80 82 80 80
Borderline (3) 12 11 9 11 11
Abnormal (4-10) 9 8 9 9 9
Emotional symptoms score
Normal (0-3) 90 88 85 83 86
Borderline (4) 6 6 7 6 6
Abnormal (5-10) 4 7 9 11 8
Peer problems score
Normal (0-2) 83 83 80 78 81
Borderline (3) 9 9 8 9 9
Abnormal (4-10) 9 8 12 13 11
Hyperactivity score
Normal (0-5) 78 80 81 84 81
Borderline (6) 9 7 7 6 7
Abnormal (7-10) 13 12 12 10 12
Prosocial behaviour score
Normal (6-10) 88 92 91 92 91
Borderline (5) 8 6 6 4 6
Abnormal (0-4) 3 2 3 4 3
Total difficulties score b
Normal (0-13) 88 87 85 85 86
Borderline (14-16) 7 6 7 5 6
Abnormal (17-40) 5 7 9 10 8
Mean 7.9 7.7 7.8 7.5 7.7
SE Mean 0.17 0.21 0.23 0.22 0.12
Median 7 7 6 6 6
Bases (weighted):
Boys 420 404 422 604 1850
Girls 429 393 355 581 1758
All children 850 797 776 1185 3608
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 433 395 426 554 1808
Girls 446 400 360 537 1743
All children 879 795 786 1091 3551

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