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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 1.5: Men in responding households, response to the stages of the survey, by age

Men aged 16 and over in responding households 2017
Individual response Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
% % % % % % % %
Interviewed
Interviewed 59 76 70 72 83 92 94 78
Not contacted/refused 41 24 30 28 17 8 6 22
Height
Measured 52 66 59 58 64 75 73 64
Refused 5 8 9 12 14 11 8 10
Measurement not attempted a 1 1 2 2 5 6 11 4
Measurement not obtained b 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
Not contacted c 41 24 30 28 17 8 6 22
Weight
Measured 52 67 59 58 63 76 74 64
Refused 6 8 9 12 14 11 7 10
Measurement not attempted a 1 1 2 2 5 6 9 3
Measurement not obtained b 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
Not contacted c 41 24 30 28 17 8 6 22
Of those eligible for biological module
Completed main interview 55 73 72 70 86 94 96 78
Completed bio module 36 60 59 53 60 72 73 59
Bio interview not complete c 64 40 41 47 40 28 27 41
Waist
2 valid measurements 31 59 56 49 57 66 70 56
Bio interview not complete c 64 40 41 47 40 28 27 41
Refused/not obtained 4 1 3 4 4 6 3 4
Blood pressure
3 valid measurements 33 56 58 48 58 65 68 55
Bio interview not complete c 64 40 41 47 40 28 27 41
Refused/not obtained 3 4 1 5 2 7 6 4
Saliva sample
Obtained 31 58 56 51 57 64 65 55
Bio interview not complete c 64 40 41 47 40 28 27 41
Refused/not obtained 4 2 3 3 3 8 8 4
Urine
Obtained 30 56 51 44 54 56 56 50
Bio interview not complete c 64 40 41 47 40 28 27 41
Refused/not obtained 6 4 9 9 7 16 17 9
Bases:
Men aged 16+ in responding households 227 290 290 337 396 308 203 2051
Men aged 16+ in responding households eligible for biological module 67 93 93 116 138 96 71 674

a e.g. because respondent is too shaky on feet, too stooped (height), or too heavy (weight)

b Measurement attempted but not obtained

c Includes non-responders to interview

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