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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 1.11: True standard errors and 95% confidence intervals for mental wellbeing variables

2017, 2016/2017 combined
% (p) / Mean Sample size (un-weighted) True standard error 95% confidence interval Design Factor
lower upper
Adult WEMWBS mean scores, 2017
Men Mean score 50 1380 0.28 49.3 50.5 1.30
Women Mean score 50 1814 0.25 49.2 50.2 1.13
Adult GHQ12 mean scores, 2017
Men Score 0 62 1398 1.5 58.40 64.50 1.26
Score 1-3 23 1398 1.3 20.50 25.80 1.26
Score 4+ 15 1398 1.2 13.2 18.0 1.34
Women Score 0 58 1837 1.4 55.6 60.9 1.12
Score 1-3 24 1837 1.2 21.3 26.0 1.17
Score 4+ 18 1837 1.0 16.4 20.2 1.02
CIS-R anxiety (2 or more symptoms) and depression scores (2 or more symptoms), attempted suicide (ever) and deliberate self-harm (ever), 2016/2017 combined
Men CIS-R anxiety scores (2 or more symptoms) 9 754 1.3 6.5 11.5 1.31
CIS-R depression scores (2 or more symptoms) 11 754 1.5 8.6 14.5 1.36
Attempted suicide (ever) 5 753 0.8 3.8 7.1 1.10
Deliberate self-harm (ever) 6 753 1.3 3.6 8.7 1.59
Women CIS-R anxiety scores (2 or more symptoms) 13 1005 1.2 11.2 15.9 1.05
CIS-R depression scores (2 or more symptoms) 11 1005 1.5 8.5 14.3 1.41
Attempted suicide (ever) 7 1005 0.9 5.5 9.1 1.07
Deliberate self-harm (ever) 7 1005 1.0 5.2 9.0 1.15

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