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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

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

References and notes

1 Lozano R. et al. Global and regional mortality from 235 causes of death for 20 age groups in 1990 and 2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. The Lancet. 2012. Vol 380. Issue 9859: 2095-128.

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5 Diabetes Action Plan 2010: Quality Care for Diabetes in Scotland. Edinburgh, Scottish Government. 2010.

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13 Heart Disease Improvement Plan. Edinburgh, Scottish Government. 2014.

14 Stroke Improvement Plan. Edinburgh, Scottish Government. 2014.

15 Diabetes Improvement Plan. Edinburgh, Scottish Government. 2014.

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17 For a detailed description of the biological module see Volume 2 of this report

18 Rutherford, L and Purdon, S. SHeS Waist and blood pressure validation study. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2013.

19 Diabetes and high blood pressure are not included in the definition of 'any CVD condition' as they are risk factors for CVD.

20 Ramsay, L.E., Williams, B., Johnston, G.D., MacGregor, G.A., Poston, L., Potter, J.F., Poulter, N.R. and Russel, G. (1999). Guidelines for management of hypertension: report of the Third Working Party of the British Hypertension Society, 1999. Journal of Human Hypertension. 13:569-592

21 Christie, S. Chapter 8: Cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. In: Campbell-Jack, D, Hinchliffe S and Bromley C (eds). Scottish Health Survey 2014 - Volume 1 Main Report. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. 2015

22 See Section 9.2.2 for definitions.


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