Scottish Health Survey - topic report: equality groups

Topic report in the Scottish Health Survey series providing breakdowns of key health behaviours and outcomes by gender, age, ethnic group, religion, disability and sexual orientation.

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References and Notes for Section One

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4. Scottish Government Social Research (2011) The Position of Scotland's Equality Groups.
6. ScotPHO. Dimensions of Diversity: Population differences and health improvement opportunities. Edinburgh: ScotPHO: 2010.
7. Rutherford, L., Sharp, C., Bromley, C. (eds.).(2012) The Scottish Health Survey 2011. Volume 1: Adults. Edinburgh: The Scottish Government.
8. See Note that the classification was subsequently changed for the 2011 census. The new classification is being used in the Scottish Health Survey from 2012 onwards.
11. Scottish Government. Scottish Inpatient Patient Experience Survey 2010, Volume 1: National Results. Edinburgh: Scottish Government; 2010.
13. Rutherford, L., Sharp, C., Bromley, C. (eds.).(2012) The Scottish Health Survey 2011. Volume 2: Children. Edinburgh: The Scottish Government.
14. Hills J, Brewer M, Jenkins S, et al. An anatomy of economic inequality in the UK: report of the National Equality Panel. London: Government Equalities Office and Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, LSE, 2010.
15. Aspinal, P.J. (2009) Estimating the size and composition of the lesbian, gay, and bisexual population in Britain. Equality and Human Rights Commission Research Report 37: 67-71
16. In some cases, if the extent of the overlap is very small, the difference between the two figures may be significant. As a general rule, however, overlapping confidence intervals suggest that there is no real difference between the two estimates.


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