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Scottish Health Survey 2017 - volume 2: technical report

Presents information on the methodology and fieldwork for the Scottish Health Survey 2017 and includes the survey questionnaire.

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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 2017
Individual response Age Total
0-1 2-4 5-6 7-10 11-15
% % % % % %
Boys
Interviewed (0 to 15) 99 99 98 98 90 96
Not contacted/refused 1 1 2 2 10 4
Height (2-15)
Measured n/a 69 81 81 76 76
Refused 19 11 11 10 12
Measurement not attempted a 10 4 6 3 6
Measurement not obtained b 1 2 0 1 1
Not contacted c 1 2 2 10 5
Weight (2-15)
Measured n/a 71 83 81 74 77
Refused 19 12 10 12 13
Measurement not attempted a 9 3 6 4 6
Measurement not obtained b 1 0 0 0 1
Not contacted c 1 2 2 10 5
Girls
Interviewed (0 to 15) 98 100 100 95 89 96
Not contacted/refused 2 0 0 5 11 4
Height (2-15)
Measured n/a 71 78 85 69 75
Refused 15 17 7 17 14
Measurement not attempted a 10 5 3 3 5
Measurement not obtained b 4 0 0 0 1
Not contacted c 0 0 5 11 5
Weight (2-15)
Measured n/a 72 77 86 66 74
Refused 15 17 8 20 15
Measurement not attempted a 9 5 2 3 5
Measurement not obtained b 4 1 0 1 2
Not contacted c 0 0 5 11 5
Bases:
All eligible boys in co-operating households 113 156 116 218 250 853
All eligible boys aged 2-15 in co-operating households 156 116 218 250 740
All eligible girls in co-operating households 111 185 116 175 232 819
All eligible girls aged 2-15 in co-operating households 185 116 175 232 708
Bases:
All eligible boys in co-operating households 113 156 116 218 250 853
All eligible boys aged 2-15 in co-operating households 156 116 218 250 740
All eligible girls in co-operating households 111 185 116 175 232 819
All eligible girls aged 2-15 in co-operating households 185 116 175 232 708

a e.g. because child chairbound or will not stand still

b Measurement attempted but not obtained

c Includes non-responders to interview

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