beta

You're viewing our new website - find out more

Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey 2015: mental wellbeing report

Published: 17 May 2017
Part of:
Children and families, Education, Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786529626

Report on the mental wellbeing of adolescents in Scotland.

44 page PDF

3.4MB

44 page PDF

3.4MB

Contents
Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey 2015: mental wellbeing report
Appendix A: Base tables

44 page PDF

3.4MB

Appendix A: Base tables

Figure 2.1 Total difficulties scores (2006-2015)

All pupils
2006 19994
2008 9143
2010 34041
2013 31002
2015 21675

Figure 2.2 Trends in total difficulties scores by gender and age (% borderline or abnormal score) (2006-2015)

All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
2006 4801 5079 4949 5039
2008 2266 2447 2145 2260
2010 8485 8741 8320 8390
2013 7720 7977 7569 7680
2015 5438 5961 4861 5176

Figure 2.3 Individual SDQ scales between 2006 and 2015 (% borderline or abnormal score)

Emotion Conduct Hyperactivity Peer problems
2006 20084 20109 20032 20059
2008 9169 9180 9154 9163
2010 34137 34181 34098 34118
2013 31089 31126 31051 31074
2015 21856 22109 21801 21831

Figure 2.4 Trends in emotions SDQ scores by gender and age (% borderline or abnormal score) (2006-2015)

All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
2006 4829 5109 4966 5053
2008 2274 2454 2153 2261
2010 8527 8767 8336 8401
2013 7747 8007 7584 7695
2015 5494 6014 4894 5207

Figure 2.6 Trends in emotions SDQ items among 15 year old girls (2006-2015) - 'I worry a lot'

All 15 year old girls
2006 5071
2008 2258
2010 8404
2013 7703
2015 5255

Figure 2.7 Trends in emotions SDQ items among 15 year old girls (2006-2015) - 'I am nervous in new situations. I easily lose confidence'

All 15 year old girls
2006 5022
2008 2252
2010 8358
2013 7665
2015 5193

Figure 2.8 Trends in conduct SDQ scores by gender and age (% borderline or abnormal score) (2006-2015)

All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
2006 4837 5114 4973 5057
2008 2277 2461 2155 2261
2010 8547 8781 8342 8405
2013 7753 8017 7597 7702
2015 5562 6064 4987 5244

Figure 2.9 Trends in conduct SDQ items among 15 year old boys (2006-2015) - 'I fight a lot. I can make other people do what I want'

All 15 year old boys
2006 4945
2008 2141
2010 8291
2013 7562
2015 4974

Figure 2.10 Trends in hyperactivity SDQ scores by gender and age (% borderline or abnormal score) (2006-2015)

All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
2006 4815 5087 4959 5044
2008 2269 2451 2147 2260
2010 8507 8758 8333 8395
2013 7733 7996 7580 7686
2015 5482 5997 4881 5197

Figure 2.11 Trends in peer problems SDQ scores by gender and age (% borderline or abnormal score) (2006-2015)

All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
2006 4816 5101 4967 5048
2008 2273 2455 2150 2260
2010 8508 8767 8334 8403
2013 7736 7999 7586 7697
2015 5484 6007 4894 5202

Figure 2.12 Trends in peer problems SDQ items among 15 year old boys (2006-2015) - 'I am usually on my own. I generally play alone or keep to myself'

All 15 year old boys
2006 4990
2008 2152
2010 8331
2013 7603
2015 4985

Figure 2.13 Trends in pro-social SDQ scores by gender and age (% borderline or abnormal score) (2006-2015)

All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
2006 4850 5139 5000 5072
2008 2289 2468 2160 2266
2010 8579 8805 8353 8415
2013 7791 8039 7611 7713
2015 5573 6082 4992 5258

Figure 2.14 Trends in pro-social SDQ items among 13 year old boys (2006-2015) - 'I try to be nice to other people'

All 13 year old boys
2006 4963
2008 2323
2010 8693
2013 7895
2015 5616

Figure 2.15 WEMWBS average score 2010-2015 by age and gender

All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
2010 8326 8184 8234 7981
2013 7494 7590 7482 7427
2015 5565 5578 5152 5193

Figure 3.2 Total difficulties score within each SIMD for 15 year old boys 2006-2015 (% borderline or abnormal scores)

SIMD 1 SIMD 3 SIMD 5
2006 419 777 781
2008 367 452 511
2010 1013 1726 1952
2013 1155 1575 1716
2015 850 734 1048

Figure 3.3 Total difficulties score within each SIMD for 15 year old girls 2006-2015 (% borderline or abnormal scores)

SIMD 1 SIMD 3 SIMD 5
2006 447 814 877
2008 377 475 488
2010 1113 1845 1911
2013 1232 1480 1678
2015 885 822 1085

Figure 3.5 Mean WEMWBS score by SIMD, by age and gender

All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
SIMD 1 992 978 902 934
SIMD 2 1132 1283 1128 1117
SIMD 3 955 960 772 802
SIMD 4 1326 1407 1215 1251
SIMD 5 1146 1134 1115 1080

Figure 4.2 Mean WEMWBS score by family status, by age and gender

All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
Single parent 1031 1209 1100 1161
Step parent (and one parent) 383 546 386 513
Both parents 3827 3785 3351 3327

Figure 4.4 Mean WEMWBS score by caring responsibilities, by age and gender

All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
Caring responsibilities 677 594 426 435
No caring responsibilities 4709 5013 4624 4659

Figure 4.7 Mean WEMWBS score by likelihood of pupil talking to father, by age and gender

All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
Very likely 2255 1577 1487 821
Fairly likely 1448 1624 1383 1348
Not very likely 749 1133 919 1303
Not at all likely 433 760 672 1105

Figure 4.8 Mean WEMWBS score by likelihood of pupil talking to mother, by age and gender

All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
Very likely 3070 3366 2193 2321
Fairly likely 1295 1309 1421 1387
Not very likely 543 510 680 669
Not at all likely 329 366 475 585

Figure 4.11 Mean WEMWBS score by paternal knowledge of activities, by age and gender

All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
Below median knowledge 1802 2242 2202 2670
Median knowledge 759 672 599 551
Above median knowledge 2529 2412 1898 1546

Figure 4.12 Mean WEMWBS score by maternal knowledge of activities, by age and gender

All 13 year old boys All 13 year old girls All 15 year old boys All 15 year old girls
Below median knowledge 1888 1590 2320 1953
Median knowledge 1182 1014 1009 902
Above median knowledge 2246 3034 1622 2207

Contact

Email: Julie Guy

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG