Scottish Health Survey 2013 - volume 1: main report

Presents results for the 2013 Scottish Health Survey, providing information on the health and factors relating to health of people living in Scotland.

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References and notes

1 Improving the Health and Wellbeing of People with Long Term Conditions in Scotland: A National Action Plan. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2009.


3 Managing Long-Term conditions. Audit Scotland, 2007. Available from:

4 Lozano, R. et al. (2012). Global and regional mortality from 235 causes of death for 20 age groups in 1990 and 2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. The Lancet Vol 380. Issue 9859: 2095-128.


6 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Factsheet No.315. World Health Organization, 2012.:

7 Clinical Standards for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Services. Edinburgh: NHS Quality Improvement Scotland, 2010.

8 Better Heart Disease and Stroke Care Action Plan. Edinburgh, Scottish Government, 2009

9 Available from:

10 Diabetes Action Plan 2010: Quality Care for Diabetes in Scotland. Edinburgh, Scottish Government, 2010

11 HSE World Health Organisation. The World Health Report 2002: Reducing risks, promoting healthy life. WHO, Geneva, 2002.

12 He FJ, MacGregor G. Blood pressure is the most important cause of death and disability in the world. EurHeart J Suppl. 2007;9:23-8

13 Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN). Risk Estimation And The Prevention Of Cardiovascular Disease. Edinburgh: SIGN ; 2007. (SIGN publication no. 97). Available from URL:

14 Ramsay, L.E., Williams, B., Johnston, G.D., MacGregor, G.A., Poston, L., Potter, J.F., Poulter, N.R. and Russel, G. (1999). Guidelines for management of hypertension: report of the Third Working Party of the British Hypertension Society, 1999. Journal of Human Hypertension. 13:569-592.


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17 Scottish Budget Spending Review 2007. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2007. <> See also:

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21 Better Health, Better Care Action Plan. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2007


23 For a detailed description of the biological module see Volume 2 of this report

24 Rutherford, L and Purdon, S SHeS Waist and blood pressure validation study. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2013.

25 Diabetes and high blood pressure are not included in the definition of 'any CVD condition' as they are risk factors for CVD

26 Gray, L and Leyland, AH. Chapter 8: Long-Term Conditions in Rutherford, L, Hinchliffe, S and Sharp, C. The Scottish Health Survey: Volume 1. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2013


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