An Experimental Official Statistics publication for Scotland
Official and National Statistics are produced to high professional standards set out in the Code of Practice for Official Statistics. Both undergo regular quality assurance reviews to ensure that they meet customer needs and are produced free from any political interference.
Experimental statistics are a subset of newly developed or innovative official statistics that are undergoing evaluation. Experimental statistics are developed under the guidance of the Head of Profession for Statistics and are published in order to involve users and stakeholders in the assessment of their suitability and quality at an early stage.
Correspondence and enquiries
For enquiries about this publication please contact:
Julie Landsberg, Health and Social Care Analysis, DG Health and Social Care
Telephone: 0131 244 2368, e-mail: Scottish_Health_Survey@gov.scot
For general enquiries about Scottish Government statistics please contact:
Office of the Chief Statistician, Telephone: 0131 244 0442,
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 Scottish_Health_Survey@gov.scot for further information.
Further breakdowns of the data:
☒ are available via the Scottish Health Survey website
Complaints and suggestions
If you are not satisfied with our service or have any comments or suggestions, please write to the Chief Statistician, 3WR, St Andrews House, Edinburgh, EH1 3DG, Telephone: (0131) 244 0302, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Details of forthcoming publications can be found at www.gov.scot/statistics