Publication - Research and analysis

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 1.7 Children in co-operating households, response to the stages of the survey, by age and sex

Table 1.7 Children in co-operating households, response to the stages of the survey, by age and sex

Eligible boys and girls aged 0-15 in co-operating households
2008

Individual response

Age

Total

0-1

2-4

5-6

7-10

11-15

%

%

%

%

%

%

Boys

Interviewed

Interviewed

97

99

97

96

88

94

Not contacted/refused

3

1

3

4

12

6

Height

Measured

n/a

82

84

86

77

81

Refused

5

7

4

6

5

Measurement not attempted

11

5

5

5

6

Not contacted/not obtained a

3

3

4

12

7

Weight

Measured

58

84

84

86

76

79

Refused

14

6

7

5

6

7

Measurement not attempted

26

9

4

4

5

8

Not contacted/not obtained

3

1

4

5

13

7

Girls

Interviewed

Interviewed

98

98

97

96

92

95

Not contacted/refused

2

2

3

4

8

5

Height

Measured

n/a

83

85

85

82

84

Refused

4

4

7

4

5

Measurement not attempted

8

7

4

5

6

Not contacted/not obtained

4

3

4

9

6

Weight

Measured

56

83

84

82

80

78

Refused

13

4

3

8

6

7

Measurement not attempted

25

9

8

6

5

9

Not contacted/not obtained

5

4

4

4

9

6

Bases:

All eligible boys in co-operating households

111

174

94

227

318

924

All eligible boys aged 0-1 in co-operating households

111

111

All eligible boys aged 2-15 in co-operating households

174

94

227

318

813

All eligible girls in co-operating households

128

158

96

199

339

920

All eligible girls aged 0-1 in co-operating households

128

128

All eligible girls aged 2-15 in co-operating households

158

96

199

339

792

a Includes non-responders to interview