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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 1.6 Summary of children's individual response to the survey, by sample type and sex

Table 1.6 Summary of children's individual response to the survey, by sample type and sex

Estimated child sample aged 0-15 ('set' sample of children) a
2008

Individual response

Boys

Girls

All children

N

%

N

%

N

%

Sample A (main)

Interviewed

611

52

628

51

1239

52

Non responders:

In co-operating households

54

5

44

4

98

4

In non-responding households

517

44

549

45

1066

44

Responded to:

Height b

448

38

463

38

911

38

Weight

489

41

501

41

990

41

Sample B (child boost)

Interviewed

261

64

250

63

511

64

Non responders:

In co-operating households

3

1

1

0

4

0

In non-responding households

144

35

144

36

287

36

Responded to:

Height b

214

53

199

50

413

51

Weight

238

58

218

55

456

57

All children

Interviewed

872

55

878

54

1750

55

Non responders:

In co-operating households

57

4

45

3

102

3

In non-responding households

660

42

693

43

1354

42

Responded to:

Height b

662

42

662

41

1324

41

Weight

727

46

719

44

1446

45

Base: set sample

Sample A

1182

1221

2403

Sample B

408

395

802

All children

1589

1616

3206

a For the method of estimating the child 'set' sample, see section 1.6.3. Estimated bases have been rounded
b Height measurements were taken for children aged 2+