Publication - Research and analysis

Review of Equality Evidence in Rural Scotland

Published: 13 Feb 2015
Part of:
Research
ISBN:
9781785440847

This review focuses on 6 protected characteristics of age, disability, race, religion, sex and sexual orientation and considers how presence of these protected characteristics may impact on access to, and satisfaction with, service provision in rural Scotland.

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Contents
Review of Equality Evidence in Rural Scotland
Footnotes

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Footnotes

1. http://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/population/population-estimates/special-area-population-estimates/population-estimates-by-urban-rural-classification

2. http://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/population/population-estimates/special-area-population-estimates/population-estimates-by-urban-rural-classification

3. New work examining these aspects will be developed and published in 2015

4. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Equality/Equalities/DataGrid

5. http://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/population/population-estimates/special-area-population-estimates/population-estimates-by-urban-rural-classification

6. http://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/population/population-estimates/special-area-population-estimates/population-estimates-by-urban-rural-classification

7. http://www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk/documents/censusresults/release2a/StatsBulletin2A.pdf

8. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Equality/Equalities/DataGrid/Ethnicity/EthPopMig

9. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2014/10/8378/5

10. 49.2% female compared with 50.8% male.

11. Corresponding with general high employment rates in these council areas.

12. http://www.scotland.gov.uka05e9b8d-5ac1-4ba4-8d9c-19a9108bd68f

13. http://www.scotland.gov.uka05e9b8d-5ac1-4ba4-8d9c-19a9108bd68f

14. http://www.scotland.gov.uka05e9b8d-5ac1-4ba4-8d9c-19a9108bd68f

15. http://www.scotland.gov.uk9e9bceb6-618f-41c5-bb17-4b02ef6c5619

16. Data from the SHeS was combined for 4 consecutive years from 2008-2011 in order to allow more in-depth analysis of smaller populations which would not be possible for individual survey years (Scottish Government, 2012a).

17. Internal Scottish Government analysis.

18. The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) is a scale of 14 positively worded items, with five response categories, for assessing a populationĀ“s mental wellbeing. Scores can range between 14 and 70 with a higher score indicating greater mental wellbeing.

19. Internal Scottish Government analysis.

20. Internal Scottish Government analysis.

21. Internal Scottish Government analysis.

22. Internal Scottish Government analysis.

23. Internal Scottish Government analysis

24. Internal Scottish Government analysis

25. http://www.chooselife.net/Evidence/statisticssuicideinscotland.aspx

26. Social and Public Health Sciences Unit showed that "the highest rates of suicide in 1995-99 were seen in remote rural areas. The risk of male suicide was higher in remote rural areas relative to urban areas and there was a lower risk of female suicide in accessible rural areas than in other types of area. The method of suicide varied across ruralities for both males and females".
http://www.sphsu.mrc.ac.uk/research-programmes/mh/hsco/urbrural.html

27. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/SIMD

28. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-19643303

29. The research consisted of a Scotland wide survey, where 60% of the respondents were from urban areas, and 40% came from rural areas. For the purposes of the study, only cities were classified as urban areas.

30. http://www.ctauk.org/in-your-area/scotland.aspx


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