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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 1.18: True standard errors and 95% confidence intervals for gambling variables

2017, 2014-2017 combined
% (p) / Mean Sample size (un-weighted) True standard error 95% confidence interval Design Factor
lower upper
Mean number of gambling activities in the last 12 months, 2017
Men Mean number 1.8 1383 0.09 1.7 2.0 1.47
Women Mean number 1.2 1815 0.04 1.1 1.3 1.10
DSM-IV scores for gambling, 2014-2017 combined
Men Non problem gambler 99 6511 0.2 98.4 99.1 1.26
Problem gambler 3 and above 1 6511 0.2 0.9 1.6 1.26
Women Non problem gambler 100 8233 0.0 99.7 99.9 1.08
Problem gambler 3 and above 0 8233 0.0 0.1 0.3 1.08
PGSI scores for gambling, 2014-2017 combined
Men Non problem gambler/non gambler 92 6480 0.5 91.1 93.0 1.48
Low risk gambler 5 6480 0.4 3.9 5.3 1.44
Moderate risk gambler 2 6480 0.3 1.8 2.8 1.52
Problem gambler 1 6480 0.2 0.8 1.4 1.25
Women Non problem gambler/non gambler 99 8183 0.1 98.4 99.0 1.18
Low risk gambler 1 8183 0.1 0.6 1.1 1.20
Moderate risk gambler 0 8183 0.1 0.2 0.5 1.14
Problem gambler 0 8183 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.01

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