Publication - Statistics

The Scottish Health Survey 2011 - volume 2: children

Published: 25 Sep 2012
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781780458427

Annual report of the Scottish Health Survey for 2011. Volume focussing on child health.

141 page PDF

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141 page PDF

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Contents
The Scottish Health Survey 2011 - volume 2: children
Table 1.8 Children's total difficulties scores, 2003, 2008/2009 combined, 2010/2011 combined, by age and sex

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Table 1.8 Children's total difficulties scores, 2003, 2008/2009 combined, 2010/2011 combined, by age and sex

Aged 4-12 2003, 2008/2009 combined, 2010/2011 combined
Total difficulties scorea Age Total
4-5 6-7 8-9 10-12
% % % % %
Boys
Normal (0-13)
2003 79 83 81 79 81
2008/2009 91 85 83 81 84
2010/2011 84 83 84 82 83
Borderline (14-16)
2003 14 7 6 10 9
2008/2009 5 5 6 7 6
2010/2011 7 7 7 7 7
Abnormal (17-40)
2003 7 10 12 11 10
2008/2009 4 11 11 12 10
2010/2011 9 10 9 11 10
Mean
2003 9.0 8.4 8.2 8.7 8.6
2008/2009 7.8 8.7 8.9 8.7 8.5
2010/2011 8.9 8.5 8.9 8.3 8.6
SE Mean
2003 0.38 0.47 0.52 0.34 0.23
2008/2009 0.33 0.40 0.42 0.35 0.21
2010/2011 0.38 0.39 0.45 0.37 0.21
Median
2003 8.0 8.0 7.0 8.0 7.9
2008/2009 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.0 7.9
2010/2011 8.0 7.0 8.0 7.0 7.0
Girls
Normal (0-13)
2003 81 86 86 86 85
2008/2009 92 90 85 84 87
2010/2011 87 84 90 90 88
Borderline (14-16)
2003 11 7 8 6 8
2008/2009 5 4 6 10 7
2010/2011 7 10 5 4 6
Abnormal (17-40)
2003 8 6 6 8 7
2008/2009 3 5 8 6 6
2010/2011 5 6 5 6 5
Mean
2003 8.8 7.9 7.4 7.3 7.8
2008/2009 7.4 7.7 7.6 7.5 7.5
2010/2011 7.8 7.7 6.9 7.1 7.3
SE Mean
2003 0.48 0.31 0.44 0.34 0.21
2008/2009 0.29 0.34 0.39 0.31 0.18
2010/2011 0.34 0.44 0.44 0.30 0.19
Median
2003 8.0 7.0 6.0 6.0 7.0
2008/2009 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.0 7.0
2010/2011 7.0 6.0 6.0 7.0 6.5
All children
Normal (0-13)
2003 80 85 83 82 83
2008/2009 91 87 84 82 86
2010/2011 86 84 87 86 86
Borderline (14-16)
2003 12 7 7 8 8
2008/2009 5 5 6 8 6
2010/2011 7 8 6 6 7
Abnormal (17-40)
2003 7 8 10 9 9
2008/2009 4 8 10 9 8
2010/2011 7 8 7 8 8
Mean
2003 8.9 8.1 7.8 8.0 8.2
2008/2009 7.6 8.2 8.2 8.1 8.0
2010/2011 8.3 8.1 7.8 7.7 8.0
SE Mean
2003 0.31 0.28 0.36 0.25 0.17
2008/2009 0.22 0.28 0.29 0.23 0.14
2010/2011 0.25 0.28 0.33 0.25 0.15
Median
2003 8.0 7.0 6.9 7.0 7.0
2008/2009 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0
2010/2011 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0
Bases (weighted):
Boys 2003 192 203 211 333 939
Boys 2008/2009 231 267 241 422 1161
Boys 2010/2011 210 250 181 354 995
Girls 2003 180 216 167 316 878
Girls 2008/2009 238 225 248 418 1130
Girls 2010/2011 227 192 201 346 966
All children 2003 372 419 378 649 1817
All children 2008/2009 469 492 490 840 2291
All children 2010/2011 437 441 382 700 1961
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 2003 200 202 209 285 896
Boys 2008/2009 236 271 254 402 1163
Boys 2010/2011 224 257 190 320 991
Girls 2003 184 218 173 318 893
Girls 2008/2009 252 215 230 414 1111
Girls 2010/2011 233 178 185 313 909
All children 2003 384 420 382 603 1789
All children 2008/2009 488 486 484 816 2274
All children 2010/2011 457 435 375 633 1900

a Percentage of 4 to 12 year olds with a 'borderline' or 'abnormal' total difficulties score on the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) is part of the national mental health indicator set for children.


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