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Scottish Health Survey

Have you been selected for interview and want to know what this involves?

Click here for general information about the survey

A video has also been made to illustrate the wide range of uses of the health survey. It can be viewed on Vimeo or Youtube.    

Are you looking to use the data, or conduct follow-up research ?

Please refer to the Analyst Help section.  

Latest Updates

The consultation on the Scottish Health Survey questionnaire content (from 2018 onwards) closed on the 17th October. An analysis of the consultation responses is available on the Scottish Government's Consultation Hub.

The 2016 survey results have been published and the 2016 data is now available for download from the UK Data Service

Scottish Health Survey

SHeS 2013 coverThe Scottish Health Survey (SHeS) provides a detailed picture of the health of the Scottish population in private households and is designed to make a major contribution to the monitoring of health in Scotland.

Latest Reports

Further Information

Key Topics

 SHeS mental wellbeing logo    Alcohol consumption    Smoking

 Diet    Physical activity    Obesity