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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 2016
Individual response Men Women All adults
N % N % N %
Interviewed 1894 48 2429 54 4323 51
Non responding
In co-operating households 454 11 208 5 662 8
In non-responding households 1625 41 1825 41 3449 41
Measurements
Height 1639 41 2057 46 3696 44
Weight 1626 41 2018 45 3644 43
Eligible for biological module b,c 696 57 796 57 1492 57
Completed biological module 418 34 550 40 968 37
Waist d 400 33 520 37 920 35
Blood pressure e 389 32 503 36 892 34
Saliva 378 31 503 36 881 34
Urine 348 29 447 32 795 31
Base:
Set sample: all main and boost adults 3973 4462 8434
Set sample: biological module 1215 1389 2604

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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