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.
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.
11. National Records of Scotland (2020) Mid-2019 Population Estimates Scotland
13. prevelance/SIMD/Gender impacts - https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Stroke/Publications/2019-01-29/2019-01-29-Stroke-Report.pdf
14. Scottish Government (2018) Scottish health survey 2017: volume one - main report. This data is from additional analysis of the Scottish Household Survey 2018
15. Scottish Government (2020) Scottish health survey 2019: volume one - main report
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22. Scottish Household Survey 2018 https://www.transport.gov.scot/media/45852/sct09199889061.pdf
* 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
31. An investigation of family literacy programmes for Scottish Travelling communities and European families. STEP, 2015 http://www.step.education.ed.ac.uk/research/
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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
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
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