Coronavirus (COVID-19): mental health tracker study - wave 1 report

Findings of wave 1 of the Scottish COVID-19 (SCOVID) Mental Health Tracker Study based on questionnaire data collected between 28 May and 21 June 2020 (a period which coincided with the Phase 1 easing of lockdown measures).

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Annex 3. Quota sampling

Wave 1 SCOVID Tracker study quotas and sample breakdown.

Table B. Sample in each age by sex quota
Age Target Achieved
18 to 24 male 200 176
18 to 24 female 200 221
25 to 34 male 200 186
25 to 34 female 200 226
35 to 54 male 374 373
35 to 54 female 395 399
55 to 69 male 264 305
55 to 69 female 280 290
70+ male 168 235
70+ female 219 193
Total 2,500 2604
Table C. Sample in each tenure quota
Tenure Target Achieved
Owned Outright or Mortgaged 1553 1651
Social Rent 585 525
Private Rent 362 428
Table D. Sample in each highest qualification quota
Highest Qualification Target Achieved
No Qualifications 388 144
Level 1 Standards or 2 Highers 877 900
Level 3 HNC/D or Level 4 Degree/prof or other 1235 1560
Table E. Breakdown of respondents by soft quotas (local NHS board and Urban/Rural location)
NHS board Age group, years
18-29 % 30-59 % 60+ % Total %
Ayrshire and Arran 9.2 6.4 8.3 7.6
Borders 2.4 1.9 3.1 2.4
Dumfries and Galloway 2.6 2.4 4.8 3.1
Fife 7.5 6.4 8.4 7.3
Forth Valley 3.9 6.1 4.7 5.2
Grampian 11.4 12.4 9.7 11.4
Greater Glasgow and Clyde 22.9 24.3 18.0 22.1
Highland 6.7 4.3 7.9 5.9
Lanarkshire 8.9 8.9 8.4 8.7
Lothian 16.2 18.1 16.1 17.1
Orkney 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2
Shetland 0.7 0.1 0.8 0.4
Tayside 7.2 8.0 9.3 8.1
Western Isles 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.5
Rurality
Urbana 83.5 81.0 71.2 78.6
Ruralb 16.5 19.0 28.8 21.4

Note: a Includes city, large and small towns. b Includes Isolated dwellings, hamlets and villages

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