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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 1.6: Women in responding households, response to the stages of the survey, by age

Women 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 69 89 95 92 93 95 95 91
Not contacted/refused 31 11 5 8 7 5 5 9
Height
Measured 61 72 79 76 75 78 73 74
Refused 7 10 11 13 12 9 7 10
Measurement not attempted a 1 8 4 3 5 7 12 6
Measurement not obtained b 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0
Not contacted c 31 11 5 8 7 5 5 9
Weight
Measured 60 71 78 73 74 78 75 73
Refused 7 11 12 15 13 10 8 11
Measurement not attempted a 1 7 5 4 5 6 12 6
Measurement not obtained b 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Not contacted c 31 11 5 8 7 5 5 9
Of those eligible for biological module
Completed main interview 67 89 95 90 90 94 93 89
Completed bio module 51 71 69 70 74 72 73 69
Bio interview not complete c 49 29 31 30 26 28 27 31
Waist
2 valid measurements 49 66 61 65 70 68 67 65
Bio interview not complete c 49 29 31 30 26 28 27 31
Refused/not obtained 1 4 8 5 4 4 5 5
Blood pressure
3 valid measurements 48 65 63 63 67 70 67 64
Bio interview not complete c 49 29 31 30 26 28 27 31
Refused/not obtained 2 5 6 7 7 3 5 5
Saliva sample
Obtained 48 60 60 66 67 66 63 62
Bio interview not complete c 49 29 31 30 26 28 27 31
Refused/not obtained 2 11 9 4 7 7 10 7
Urine
Obtained 48 52 55 60 65 60 56 57
Bio interview not complete c 49 29 31 30 26 28 27 31
Refused/not obtained 2 19 15 10 9 12 16 12
Bases:
Women aged 16+ in responding households 230 322 342 396 413 359 250 2312
Women aged 16+ in responding households eligible for biological module 81 113 110 126 138 116 91 775

a e.g. because respondent is pregnant, 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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