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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9780755981076

The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 1.4 Men in co-operating households, response to the stages of the survey, by age

Table 1.4 Men in co-operating households, response to the stages of the survey, by age

Men aged 16 or over in co-operating households
2008

Individual response

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75 +

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Interviewed

Interviewed

59

78

80

83

87

93

97

82

Not contacted/refused

41

22

20

17

13

7

3

18

Height

Measured

55

70

69

74

78

83

77

73

Refused

3

4

6

5

5

6

7

5

Measurement not attempted

1

3

3

3

3

4

11

4

Not contacted/not obtained a

41

23

21

17

14

8

5

18

Weight

Measured

55

69

68

73

76

82

78

72

Refused

3

4

6

6

6

6

6

5

Measurement not attempted

1

4

4

3

4

4

10

4

Not contacted/not obtained

41

23

22

18

14

8

5

19

Nurse Visit

Eligible for nurse visit

28

30

31

27

30

29

30

29

Of those eligible for nurse visit

Co-operated with nurse visit

29

46

40

51

58

61

62

50

Not interviewed

52

40

43

37

32

26

23

36

Refused/no contact at nurse visit

19

15

17

13

9

13

15

14

Waist/Hip

Measured

29

46

40

51

58

60

61

49

No nurse visit a

71

54

60

49

42

39

38

50

Refused/not obtained

0

0

1

0

1

1

1

0

Blood pressure

Measured

29

44

39

49

58

59

60

48

No nurse visit a

71

54

60

49

42

39

38

50

Refused/not obtained

0

2

2

1

1

1

2

1

Blood sample

Blood sample taken

20

36

35

41

51

51

49

41

Unsuccessful attempts at sample

1

2

0

1

2

3

2

1

Ineligible - medical grounds

1

2

2

4

3

4

7

3

Refused

7

6

4

5

2

3

3

4

No nurse visit a

71

54

60

49

42

39

38

50

Saliva sample

Measured

28

42

40

48

55

58

56

47

No nurse visit a

71

54

60

49

42

39

38

50

Refused/not obtained

1

3

0

3

3

3

6

3

Lung function

Measured

28

45

38

49

55

57

55

47

No nurse visit a

71

54

60

49

42

39

38

50

Refused/not obtained

1

1

3

2

3

4

7

3

Demi-span (65+)

Measured

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

59

60

60

No nurse visit a

39

38

39

Refused/not obtained

1

2

2

Urine

Measured

24

43

39

47

56

55

60

47

No nurse visit a

71

54

60

49

42

39

38

50

Refused/not obtained

4

2

1

3

2

6

2

3

Bases:

Men aged 16 or over in co-operating households

416

406

581

645

603

489

314

3454

Men aged over 16 in co-operating household eligible for nurse interview

115

123

183

174

183

143

95

1016

Men aged 65 or over in co-operating households eligible for nurse interview

143

95

457

a Includes non-responders to interview