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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume two: technical report

Published: 20 Sep 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786524607

Details of the methodology and fieldwork for the Scottish Health Survey 2015.

425 page PDF

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425 page PDF

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Contents
Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume two: technical report
Table 1.4 Summary of adults' individual response to the survey, by sex

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Table 1.4 Summary of adults' individual response to the survey, by sex

Estimated adult sample ('set' of adults aged 16 and over) a 2015
Individual response Men Women All adults
N % N % N %
Interviewed 2249 49 2751 55 5000 52
Non responding
In co-operating households 488 11 244 5 732 8
In non-responding households 1830 40 2003 40 3833 40
Measurements
Height 1901 42 2278 46 4179 44
Weight 1897 42 2223 44 4120 43
Eligible for biological module b,c 509 46 670 53 1179 50
Completed biological module 394 36 516 41 910 38
Waist d 383 35 479 38 862 36
Blood pressure e 374 34 489 38 863 36
Saliva 381 35 480 38 861 36
Urine 346 32 440 35 786 33
Base:
Set sample: all main and boost adults 4567 4998 9565
Set sample: biological module 1095 1273 2368

a For the method of estimating the adult 'set' sample, see Section 1.6.3. Estimated bases have been rounded

b A sub-sample of main sample addresses was flagged as biological module addresses. At these addresses all adults who participated in the stage 1 interview were eligible to take part in the biological module. There were no biological modules in the Health Board boost sample

c Percentages are calculated as a proportion of those in the biological set sample. This is a change from previous years

d 2 valid measurements obtained

e 3 valid readings obtained


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