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Test and Protect: equality and Fairer Scotland Duty impact assessment

Equality and Fairer Scotland Duty Impact Assessment covering the three pillars that comprise Test and Protect: testing; contact tracing; and support for isolation.

Test and Protect: equality and Fairer Scotland Duty impact assessment
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1. Section 4 of the Equality Act 2010 defines protected characteristics as including: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

2. https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-strategic-framework-update-february-2021/

3. https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19-general-advice

4. https://public.tableau.com/profile/phs.covid.19#!/vizhome/COVID-19DailyDashboard_15960160643010/Overview

5. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2020/7/schedule/21/enacted

6. Scotland's Wellbeing: The Impact of COVID-19 | National Performance Framework

7. https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-getting-tested/pages/overview/

8. Public Health Scotland (2020) COVID-19 statistical report (This data is from the interactive dashboard published alongside the 25 November 2020 report)

9. National Records of Scotland (2020) https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/vital-events/general-publications/weekly-and-monthly-data-on-births-and-deaths/deaths-involving-coronavirus-covid-19-in-scotland/related-statistics, using query weekly deaths by location of death, age group, sex and cause, 2020 (25 November 2020) was mentioned on the death certificate.

10. Deaths involving coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland | National Records of Scotland (nrscotland.gov.uk)

11. National Records of Scotland (2020) Mid-2019 Population Estimates Scotland

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18. Inclusion Scotland evidence.

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20. https://www.transport.gov.scot/publication/transport-and-travel-in-scotland-results-from-the-scottish-household-survey-1/table-18-car-bicycle-access-households-with-bicycles-cars-vans-available-for-private-use-2018/)

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23. https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-getting-tested/pages/where-testing-takes-place/

* The odds were almost twice as high, but the low number of registered deaths from this particular minority ethnic group made the confidence interval very wide, albeit confidently above 1

24. National Records of Scotland (08/07/2020) Analysis of deaths involving coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland, by ethnic group

25. National Records of Scotland (11/11/2020) Deaths involving coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland

26. The Public Health Scotland publication of 2 December follows previous analysis of the variation in health outcomes by ethnic group among those tested for COVID-19 published on 20 May, 15 July and 12 August.

27. Public Health Scotland (10/08/2020) COVID-19 Statistical Report

28. Public Health Scotland (02/12/2020) COVID-19 Statistical Report

29. Public Health England (2020) Disparities in the risk and outcomes of COVID-19

30. Scottish Government (2015) Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland - A Comprehensive Analysis of the 2011 Census

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33. https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/health-wellbeing/conditions-illnesses/hearing-loss/

34. UK Government Equalities Office (2018) National LGBT Survey Summary Report

35. Scottish Government (2015) Census 2011 equality results: analysis, part two

36. Public Health England (2020) Disparities in the risk and outcomes of COVID-19

37. The results do not specify whether the 62% is people who test positive or people who develop symptoms that could indicate infection with covid-19

38. Fancourt, D. et al. (2021) COVID-19 Social Study: Results Release 28. University College London: Department of Behavioural Studies and helth

39. We estimate that around 7 % of people have one person or no one they could rely on to help them (Scottish Health Survey, 2020). https://www.gov.scot/publications/scottish-health-survey-telephone-survey-august-september-2020-main-report/

40. We estimate 19% of people in Scotland lived in relative poverty (after housing costs) in 2015-18. (Poverty & Income Inequality in Scotland: 2015-18)

41. Smith, L.E. et al. Adherence to the test, trace and isolate system: results from a time series of 21 nationally representative surveys in the UK (the COVID-19 Rapid Survey of Adherence to Interventions and Responses [CORSAIR] study). Available at: https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.09.15.20191957v1.full.pdf

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45. https://www.gov.scot/publications/poverty-income-inequality-scotland-2015-18/pages/10/

46. Scottish Government (2019) Centre for Time Use Research Time Use Survey 2014-15

47. Economic Recovery Advisory Group Report, 19 June 2020.

48. Resolution Foundation (2020) Doing what it takes: Protecting firms and families from the economic impact of coronavirus (Close the Gap referenced this publication in their publication

49. Close the Gap (2020) Disproportionate disruption: The impact of COVID-19 on women's labour market equality

50. https://www.resolutionfoundation.org/app/uploads/2020/03/Doing-what-it-takes.pdf

51. 2021-02-19-coronavirus-covid-19-infection-in-pregnancy-v13.pdf (rcog.org.uk)

52. https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus -covid

53. https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19-general-advice

54. www.gov.scot/test-and-protect - translations

55. https://www.protect.scot/resources/docs/EQIA-17-september-2020.pdf

56. https://twitter.com/ScotGovFairer/status/1282714185906950145?s=20


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