The Scottish Health Survey 2021 - volume 2: technical report

This publication pesents information on the methodology and fieldwork from the Scottish Health Survey 2021.

This document is part of a collection

A National Statistics Publication For Scotland

The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated the Scottish Health Survey as National Statistics in January 2010, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.

Designation can be interpreted to mean that the statistics: meet identified user needs; are produced, managed and disseminated to high standards; and are explained well.

Correspondence and enquiries

For enquiries about this publication please contact: Julie Landsberg

Population Health Team, Health and Social Care Analysis DG Health and Social Care

Telephone: 0131 244 2368


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Office of the Chief Statistician, Telephone: 0131 244 0442 e-mail:

How to access background or source data

The data collected for the Scottish Health Survey:

are made available via the UK Data Service

may be made available on request, subject to consideration of legal and ethical factors. Please contact for further information.

Further breakdowns of the data:

are available via the Scottish Health Survey website

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