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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
Footnotes

44 page PDF

3.4MB

Footnotes

1. The overall response rate excludes schools who took part in the Realigning Children's Services Survey. For more details, please see the SALSUS 2015 Technical Report

2. Goodman R, Meltzer H, Bailey V (1998) The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: A pilot study on the validity of the self-report version. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 7, 125-130.

3. Tennant, R ., Hiller, L., Fishwick, R., Platt, S., Joseph, S., Weich, S., & Stewart-Brown, S. (2007a). The Warwick-Edinburgh mental well-being scale ( WEMWBS): development and UK validation. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 5(1), 63.

4. Mean score (as opposed to the median score).

5. Please see the SALSUS 2015 Mode Effect report available at: /publications/scottish-schools-adolescent-lifestyle-substance-use-survey-salsus-mode-effect/

6. This means that we are at least 95% sure that a difference is real and not due to chance.

7. The SALSUS 2015 Technical Report can be found at: /publications/scottish-schools-adolescent-lifestyle-substance-use-survey-salsus-technical-report/

8. The individual substance topics reports can be found at: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Research/by-topic/health-community-care/social-research/SALSUS

9. Goodman R, Meltzer H, Bailey V (1998) The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: A pilot study on the validity of the self-report version. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 7, 125-130.

10. Tennant, R ., Hiller, L., Fishwick, R., Platt, S., Joseph, S., Weich, S., & Stewart-Brown, S. (2007a). The Warwick-Edinburgh mental well-being scale ( WEMWBS): development and UK validation. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 5(1), 63.

11. Fighting is not defined in the questionnaire as physical fighting so it should be borne in mind that some pupils may misinterpret 'fighting' as 'arguing'

12. Mean score (as opposed to the median score).

13. Pupils who responded don't know or who do not have or see their father have not been shown here.

14. Pupils who responded don't know or who do not have or see their mother have not been shown here.

15. A median score is an alternative to the mean score when measuring the average score. It means the middle score in a range of answers. In this case the median was calculated separately for 1`3 and 15 year olds but not for genders.


Contact

Email: Julie Guy

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