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Scottish Health Survey 2015 - volume 2: technical report

Details of the methodology and fieldwork for the Scottish Health Survey 2015.

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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 2015
Individual response Age Total
0-1 2-4 5-6 7-10 11-15
% % % % % %
Boys
Interviewed (0 to 15) 99 99 99 97 91 96
Not contacted/refused 1 1 1 3 9 4
Height (2-15)
Measured n/a 77 84 80 72 78
Refused 5 4 6 7 6
Measurement not attempted 12 9 9 11 10
Not contacted/not obtained a 5 3 5 9 6
Weight (2-15)
Measured n/a 79 84 81 73 78
Refused 6 5 6 7 6
Measurement not attempted 12 8 8 10 10
Not contacted/not obtained a 3 3 6 9 6
Girls
Interviewed (0 to 15) 96 99 98 98 93 97
Not contacted/refused 4 1 2 2 7 3
Height (2-15)
Measured n/a 71 75 75 74 74
Refused 8 5 7 10 8
Measurement not attempted 15 18 16 7 13
Not contacted/not obtained a 6 2 2 8 6
Weight (2-15)
Measured n/a 73 77 75 70 73
Refused 11 4 7 12 9
Measurement not attempted 13 16 16 10 13
Not contacted/not obtained a 4 3 2 8 5
Bases:
All eligible boys in co-operating households 101 146 100 212 206 765
All eligible boys aged 2-15 in co-operating households 146 100 212 206 664
All eligible girls in co-operating households 76 157 99 167 210 709
All eligible girls aged 2-15 in co-operating households 157 99 167 210 633

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

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