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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 1.6 Women in responding households, response to the stages of the survey by age

Women aged 16 and over in responding households 2012

Individual response Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
% % % % % % % %
Interviewed
Interviewed 66 87 93 91 93 95 96 89
Not contacted/refused 34 13 7 9 7 5 4 11
Height
Measured 56 73 85 83 81 81 72 77
Refused 5 4 4 6 7 9 8 6
Measurement not attempted 2 2 3 3 4 4 14 4
Not contacted/not obtaineda 36 21 8 9 8 6 6 13
Weight
Measured 53 71 82 79 79 80 72 75
Refused 8 6 6 8 8 10 8 8
Measurement not attempted 5 9 5 3 5 4 14 6
Not contacted/not obtaineda 34 14 8 9 7 6 6 11
Biological module
Eligible for biological module 25 29 25 26 28 26 25 26
Of those eligible for biological module:
Completed interview 51 66 72 72 82 77 80 72
No interview 49 34 28 28 18 23 20 28
% % % % % % % %
Waist
Measured 45 57 65 67 78 75 73 67
Bio interview not completeb 49 34 28 28 18 23 20 28
Refused/not obtained 6 9 6 4 4 2 7 5
Blood pressure
Measured 48 59 69 70 80 75 76 69
Bio interview not completeb 49 34 28 28 18 23 20 28
Refused/not obtained 3 7 3 1 2 2 4 3
Saliva sample
Measured 42 51 64 69 75 73 68 64
Bio interview not completeb 49 34 28 28 18 23 20 28
Refused/not obtained 9 15 8 3 7 4 12 8
Urine
Measured 34 45 59 63 69 72 56 58
Bio interview not completeb 49 34 28 28 18 23 20 28
Refused/not obtained 17 21 13 8 12 5 24 14
Bases:
Women aged 16+ in responding households 346 381 509 547 476 410 338 3007
Women aged 16+ in responding households eligible for biological module 86 109 127 144 131 108 84 789

a Includes non-responders to interview as well as those refusing measurement.
b Includes non-responders to interview.

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