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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 1.8 Children in responding households, response to the stages of the survey by age and sex

Eligible boys and girls in responding households 2012

Individual response Age Total
0-1 2-4 5-6 7-10 11-15
% % % % % %
Boys
Interviewed (0 to 15) 98 98 94 97 88 94
Not contacted/refused 2 2 6 3 12 6
Height (2-15)
Measured n/a 74 80 82 80 79
Refused 6 5 5 3 5
Measurement not attempted 12 9 10 5 8
Not contacted/not obtaineda 8 6 3 12 8
Weight(2-15)
Measured n/a 75 79 82 79 79
Refused 6 6 6 4 5
Measurement not attempted 11 7 9 5 8
Not contacted/not obtaineda 8 8 4 12 8
Girls
Interviewed (0 to 15) 98 97 98 94 88 94
Not contacted/refused 2 3 2 6 12 6
Height (2-15)
Measured n/a 72 84 84 77 79
Refused 8 8 4 5 6
Measurement not attempted 13 5 6 7 8
Not contacted/not obtaineda 7 2 6 12 8
Weight(2-15)
Measured n/a 74 84 83 73 77
Refused 8 7 5 8 7
Measurement not attempted 11 7 6 6 7
Not contacted/not obtaineda 8 2 6 12 8
Bases:
All eligible boys in co-operating households 117 186 113 213 304 933
All eligible boys aged 2-15 in co-operating households 186 113 213 304 933
All eligible girls in co-operating households 124 189 122 215 316 966
All eligible girls aged 2-15 in co-operating households 189 122 215 316 966

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

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