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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

1. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Equality/PublicEqualityDuties
2. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2012/162/contents/made
3. Scottish Government (2010) Equalities Research Findings No.5/2010: Reporting on Progress Towards Equality of Opportunity for Women and Men made by Public Authorities in Scotland: Ministerial Priorities for Gender Equality. Tackling Violence Against Women - Research Findings http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/06/29111400/0
4. Scottish Government Social Research (2011) The Position of Scotland's Equality Groups.
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Equality/18507/13477/equalitygroupresiliance
5. http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk/statistics/theme/population/estimates/mid-year/2011/tables.html
6. ScotPHO. Dimensions of Diversity: Population differences and health improvement opportunities. Edinburgh: ScotPHO: 2010. http://www.scotpho.org.uk/publications/reports-and-papers/484-dimensions-of-diversity-population-differences-and-health-improvement-opportunities-
7. Rutherford, L., Sharp, C., Bromley, C. (eds.).(2012) The Scottish Health Survey 2011. Volume 1: Adults. Edinburgh: The Scottish Government. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2012/09/7854
8. See http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/233640/0063967.pdf 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.
9. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2004/02/18876/32937
10. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Equality/Equalities/DataGrid/Religion/RelPopMig
11. Scottish Government. Scottish Inpatient Patient Experience Survey 2010, Volume 1: National Results. Edinburgh: Scottish Government; 2010.
12. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Equality/Equalities/DataGrid/Disability/DisabPopMig
13. Rutherford, L., Sharp, C., Bromley, C. (eds.).(2012) The Scottish Health Survey 2011. Volume 2: Children. Edinburgh: The Scottish Government. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2012/09/3327
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. http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/case/_new/publications/NEP.asp
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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