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Scottish Health Survey 2012 - Volume 2 Technical Report

Technical report accompanying the release of the 2012 Scottish Health Survey

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Table 1.1 Detailed fieldwork outcomes 2012

Fieldwork Outcome Main sample and HB boost
Child boost
Sample % issued % eligible Sample % issued % eligible
All eligible individuals interviewed 2470 45.6 51.1 612 14.8 69.5
Responding 3183 58.8 65.8 621 15.0 70.5
Refused
Sampling unit information refused 128 2.4 2.6 14 0.3 1.6
Office refusal 137 2.5 2.8 43 1.0 4.9
Refusal at introduction / before interview 810 15.0 16.7 125 3.0 14.2
Refusal during the interview 1 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0
Broken appointment - no re-contact 135 2.5 2.8 13 0.3 1.5
Total refused 1211 22.4 25.0 195 4.7 22.1
Non-contact
No contact with anyone at the address 143 2.6 3.0 32 0.8 3.6
Contact made at address, but not with target respondent 28 0.5 0.6 6 0.1 0.7
Total non-contact 171 3.2 3.5 38 0.9 4.3
Other non-response
Ill at home during field period 49 0.9 1.0 0 0.0 0.0
Away or in hospital throughout field period 58 1.1 1.2 3 0.1 0.3
Physically or mentally unable/incompetent 64 1.2 1.3 2 0.0 0.2
Language barrier 13 0.2 0.3 4 0.1 0.5
Other non-response (not covered by categories above) 70 1.3 1.4 13 0.3 1.5
Total other non-response 254 4.7 5.3 22 0.5 2.5
Unkown eligibility
Not attempted 2 0.0 1 0.0
Inaccessible 3 0.1 0 0.0
Unable to locate address 13 0.2 12 0.3
Other unknown eligibility 3 0.1 9 0.2
Total unknown eligibility 21 0.4 22 0.5
Estimated eligible addresses in set of unknown eligibility addresses 19 0.3 0.4 5 0.1 0.5
Total eligible addresses 4838 89.3 100.0 881 21.3 100.0
Not eligible
No children 0-15 in household n/a 2963
Not yet built / under construction 2 0.0 5 0.1
Demolished / derelict 17 0.3 10 0.2
Vacant / empty 351 6.5 165 4.0
Non-residential 64 1.2 48 1.2
Address occupied, but no resident household 102 1.9 40 1.0
Communal establishment / institution 8 0.1 0 0.0
Other ineligible (details to be recorded) 31 0.6 11 0.3
Estimated ineligible addresses in set of unknown eligibility addresses 2 0.0 17 0.4
Total not eligible 577 10.7 3259 78.7
All issued addresses 5415 100.0 4140 100.0

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