Publications and Outputs
Scottish Health Survey 2016 (October 2017) The Scottish Health Survey 2016 report presents statistics on mental health, general health and caring, alcohol consumption, smoking, diet, physical activity, obesity, respiratory conditions, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. Contains analysis on age, deprivation and gender
Measuring Use of Health Services by Equality Group (NHS Scotland Information Services Division, 2017) This report describes the current availability of equality data in routine national administrative health datasets in Scotland that are used for a number of secondary uses such as planning, performance monitoring, benchmarking and research. It covers age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation and transgender
ISD Equality Evidence Finder (NHS Scotland Information Services Division) Summarises the NHS data available by equality characteristics
Scottish Surveys Core Questions 2016 (April 2018) Official statistics publication on equality groups across a range of measures from harmonised questions across the major SG population surveys. This publication provides statistics centred around protected equality characteristics and sub-national geographies: age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, country of birth, deprivation and Health Board/Police Scotland Division.
Scottish Household Survey 2016 (September 2017) This report presents reliable and up-to-date information on the composition, characteristics and behaviour of Scottish households, both nationally and at a sub-national level. This includes analysis of age, deprivation, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion and sexual orientation
Social Care Services, Scotland 2017 (December 2017) Presents the latest national figures for Social Care services provided or purchased by Local Authorities in Scotland. Includes breakdowns by age and disability
Drug Related Deaths in Scotland 2016 (NRS, August 2017) Statistics of drug-related deaths in 2016 and earlier years, broken down by cause of death, selected drugs reported, age and gender.
Self-Directed Support 2015-16 (July 2017) This report provides analysis of information collected by the 2016 Social Care Survey for all Self-directed Support options. It contains breakdowns by age, deprivation, and gender
Inpatient Experience Survey Volume 3: Exploring differences in experience (April 2017) This report explores differences in the self-reported experiences of different groups of people based on the 2015/16 Scottish Inpatient Experience Survey. It considers age, deprivation, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion and sexual orientation
Care Home Census 2016 (October 2016) This annual census publication presents information on care homes for adults (aged eighteen and older) in Scotland. It focuses on the five main client groups: older people 65+, adults with physical disabilities, adults with mental health problems, adults with learning difficulties, and other vulnerable adults
Respite Care 2015 (December 2015) Presents information on respite care services provided or purchased by Local Authorities in Scotland.
Active Scotland Outcomes: Indicator Equality Analysis (November 2015) This report presents an analysis of equality data across the indicators from the Active Scotland Outcomes Framework. Many data gaps were highlighted, however, available evidence points to inequality of opportunities and outcomes for all groups with protected characteristics across all the Active Scotland outcomes.
Scottish Patient Experience Survey of GP and Local NHS Services 2011/12 Volume 3: Variation in the Experiences of Primary Care Patients (March 2013) This report explores variations in the self-reported experiences of different people using GP and out-of–hours health services. The main source of information is the Scottish Patient Experience Survey of GP and Local NHS Services 2011/12. It considers age, deprivation, disability, ethnicity, gender and religion
Scotland’s Mental Health and its Context: Adults (NHS Health Scotland, 2012) Report describing the state of mental health and the associated contextual factors that influence it. It identifies inequalities in mental health within the Scottish population, by socio-economic status, age and gender.
Dimensions of Diversity:Population Differences and Health Improvement Opportunities (NHS Health Scotland, 2010) This gives a concise overview, of basic health information about a range of population groups in Scotland, linking users to further sources of information.