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Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS): National Overview 2015

Published: 25 Oct 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786525284

Provides an overview of findings from the Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS) 2015.

24 page PDF

3.1MB

24 page PDF

3.1MB

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Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS): National Overview 2015
Confidence About Making Choices

24 page PDF

3.1MB

Confidence About Making Choices

The majority of pupils of both age groups reported that they felt confident about their health and wellbeing choices.

13 year olds were slightly more likely than 15 year olds to feel confident that they know where to go for information and support about substance related issues.

Figure 21 Proportion of pupils who felt confident about… (2015)

Figure 21 Proportion of pupils who felt confident about… (2015)

Feeling confident about health and wellbeing choices was associated with lower substance use behaviour. Across all five statements, pupils who felt confident were less likely to smoke regularly, have drunk in the last week or have used drugs in the last month.


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