Scottish Health Survey 2016 - volume 1: main report

Statistics relating to the health of people living in Scotland.

References and Notes

1 ASH Scotland (2010). Up in smoke: The economic cost of tobacco in Scotland. Available from:

2 Koplan, JP and Mackay, J (2012). Curtailing tobacco use: first we need to know the numbers. The Lancet; 380(9842): 629-30.

3 World Health Organisation (2014). Tobacco and Inequities: Guidance for addressing inequities in Tobacco-related harm. Available from:

4 World Health Organization (2017). WHO Tobacco Fact Sheet No. 339. Available from:

5 World Health Organization (2016). WHO Tobacco Fact Sheet No. 201203. Available from: http:

6 ScoPHO (2016). Smoking attributable deaths in Scotland: trend analysis and breakdown by disease type and age groups 2003-2014. Available from:

7 Scotland’s People Annual Report: Results from 2014 Scottish Household Survey, Chapter 9: Health. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2015. Available from

8 See:

9 National Performance Framework: Changes to the National Indicator Set. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2012.
See also:

10 Creating a Tobacco-free Generation: A Tobacco Control Strategy for Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2013.

11 A guide to smoking cessation in Scotland. Edinburgh: NHS Scotland, 2017. Available from:

12 Smoke-free local authority implementation guidance. Edinburgh: NHS Health Scotland, 2017. Available from:

13 See:

14 Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Act 2016. See:

15 See:

16 Government Statistical Service (2014). Comparing official statistics across the UK. Available from:

17 See:

18 Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS), smoking report. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2016. Available from:

19 Gray L & Leyland AH (2009). Chapter 4: Smoking. In: Bromley, C., Bradshaw, P. and Given, L. (eds.) The 2008 Scottish Health Survey – Volume 1: Main Report. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. 2009.

20 Gray L & Leyland AH (2013). Chapter 4: Smoking. In: Rutherford, L., Hinchliffe, S. and Sharp, C. (eds.) The Scottish Health Survey 2012 – Volume 1: Main Report. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Available from:

21 Gray L & Leyland AH (2016). Chapter 5: Smoking. In: Campbell-Jack D, Hinchliffe S,
Rutherford L, (eds.) The Scottish Health Survey 2015 – Volume 1: Main Report. Edinburgh: The Scottish Government. Available from:


Email: Julie Landsberg, Julie Landsberg

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

Back to top