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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
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Statistics
ISBN:
9780755981076

The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 1.5 Women in co-operating households, response to the stages of the survey, by age

Table 1.5 Women in co-operating households, response to the stages of the survey, by age

Women 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

74

93

94

94

95

98

98

93

Not contacted/refused

26

7

6

6

5

2

2

7

Height

Measured

67

85

85

84

84

85

73

81

Refused

4

5

6

6

6

7

8

6

Measurement not attempted

2

3

3

3

3

4

15

4

Not contacted/not obtained a

26

7

6

7

6

4

4

8

Weight

Measured

62

77

81

82

81

84

72

78

Refused

6

6

7

8

8

8

9

7

Measurement not attempted

6

10

6

4

5

4

15

7

Not contacted/not obtained

26

8

7

7

6

4

4

8

Nurse Visit

Eligible for nurse visit

31

27

30

28

29

28

32

29

Of those eligible for nurse visit

Co-operated with nurse visit

43

47

57

57

58

63

53

55

Not interviewed

40

32

28

30

29

27

40

32

Refused/no contact at nurse visit

17

21

15

12

13

10

7

14

Waist/Hip

Measured

41

44

56

57

54

63

51

53

No nurse visit a

57

53

43

43

42

37

47

45

Refused/not obtained

1

3

0

0

3

0

1

1

Blood pressure

Measured

40

45

55

57

57

61

51

53

No nurse visit a

57

53

43

43

42

37

47

45

Refused/not obtained

2

2

1

1

1

3

1

2

Blood sample

Blood sample taken

24

38

49

49

49

46

38

43

Unsuccessful attempts at sample

3

2

1

2

4

7

3

3

Ineligible - medical grounds

3

3

2

4

1

5

8

4

Refused

13

5

4

3

4

5

4

5

No nurse visit a

57

53

43

43

42

37

47

45

Saliva sample

Measured

40

42

52

56

53

57

44

50

No nurse visit a

57

53

43

43

42

37

47

45

Refused/not obtained

2

5

4

1

4

6

9

4

Lung function

Measured

40

44

55

54

54

58

46

51

No nurse visit a

57

53

43

43

42

37

47

45

Refused/not obtained

3

3

2

3

3

5

7

4

Demi-span (65+)

Measured

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

63

52

58

No nurse visit a

37

47

42

Refused/not obtained

0

1

0

Urine

Measured

38

42

53

56

55

58

46

50

No nurse visit a

57

53

43

43

42

37

47

45

Refused/not obtained

5

5

4

2

3

5

7

4

Bases:

Women aged 16 or over in co-operating households

450

484

688

671

663

529

418

3903

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

141

133

206

185

189

147

134

1135

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

147

134

565

a Includes non-responders to interview