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Scottish Household Survey 2020: methodology and impact of change in mode

The methodology report for the Scottish Household Survey 2020 telephone survey which discusses the impact of the change in mode.

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Appendix 4: Additional tables

Table A4.1 Unadjusted response rates by Local Authority by wave
2018 2019 2020 f2f 2020 Push2TV - Opt-in 2020 Push2TV Telephone 2020 Push2TV – all
Aberdeen City 49.3% 46.4% 47.9% 13.8% 40.6% 20.0%
Aberdeenshire 59.8% 58.6% 50.0% 13.6% 41.5% 22.3%
Angus 53.9% 53.2% 47.8% 18.4% 41.2% 24.6%
Argyll and Bute 54.8% 52.5% 53.9% 16.3% 50.0% 25.8%
Clackmannanshire 49.7% 59.7% 71.4% 13.1% 30.6% 18.1%
Dumfries and Galloway 59.6% 64.3% 79.2% 14.6% 38.7% 21.2%
Dundee City 70.5% 59.4% 71.0% 12.4% 29.0% 15.2%
East Ayrshire 52.4% 56.4% 51.5% 10.6% 36.6% 17.4%
East Dunbartonshire 64.4% 59.0% 47.7% 19.4% 31.9% 22.1%
East Lothian 60.4% 68.9% 76.5% 19.7% 38.0% 25.3%
East Renfrewshire 57.0% 56.7% 52.0% 14.0% 30.4% 17.6%
Edinburgh, City of 56.0% 58.5% 57.8% 17.1% 32.8% 19.5%
Eilean Siar 71.9% 72.6% 78.7% 16.8% 56.2% 27.0%
Falkirk 45.2% 50.9% 47.4% 10.8% 34.4% 15.9%
Fife 66.4% 57.7% 66.0% 12.7% 38.2% 19.9%
Glasgow City 48.7% 49.2% 50.3% 12.5% 25.5% 14.1%
Highland 54.6% 53.2% 50.4% 17.0% 42.1% 23.8%
Inverclyde 54.9% 56.8% 46.4% 9.8% 25.0% 13.1%
Midlothian 55.3% 63.7% 54.6% 20.4% 37.3% 25.0%
Moray 53.5% 59.4% 53.5% 15.7% 44.8% 24.6%
North Ayrshire 55.6% 49.9% 56.4% 12.5% 35.9% 18.7%
North Lanarkshire 59.1% 59.0% 52.9% 11.6% 30.5% 15.8%
Orkney Islands 68.1% 70.3% 55.9% 18.4% 58.8% 30.9%
Perth and Kinross 54.3% 55.4% 59.3% 22.4% 35.7% 25.3%
Renfrewshire 57.1% 55.0% 32.6% 15.6% 26.2% 17.2%
Scottish Borders 62.4% 61.8% 67.2% 17.6% 39.2% 23.6%
Shetland Islands 62.8% 64.9% 62.8% 17.8% 54.3% 26.8%
South Ayrshire 53.7% 58.6% 55.8% 9.9% 35.4% 16.6%
South Lanarkshire 50.9% 55.7% 55.0% 11.3% 33.7% 16.6%
Stirling 64.3% 63.8% 53.1% 16.2% 43.8% 22.5%
West Dunbartonshire 57.7% 57.0% 51.4% 12.8% 29.3% 15.8%
West Lothian 51.1% 63.2% 58.8% 10.5% 29.7% 16.8%
Total 56.3% 57.2% 55.3% 14.5% 37.1% 19.7%
Table A4.2 Comparison of push-to-telephone video sample by mode of interview: selected geographic and household variables (weighted)
Video link Telephone All Push2tv
Urban/Rural
Large Urban 41.1% 33.4% 34.8%
Other Urban 30.7% 35.6% 34.7%
Accessible Small Towns 6.7% 9.0% 8.5%
Remote Small Towns 1.4% 2.6% 2.3%
Accessible Rural 15.7% 13.0% 13.5%
Remote Rural 4.4% 6.5% 6.1%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
SIMD quintiles
Most deprived 13.9% 21.4% 20.0%
2nd 15.7% 19.0% 18.4%
Middle quintile 19.6% 19.0% 19.1%
4th 29.1% 21.7% 23.1%
Least deprived 21.7% 18.9% 19.5%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Tenure
Owner-occupied 77.0% 70.7% 71.8%
Social Rented 5.8% 17.8% 15.5%
Private Rented 15.6% 10.7% 11.6%
Other 1.6% 0.8% 1.0%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Household type
Single adult 18.4% 15.1% 15.7%
Small adult 24.0% 14.7% 16.5%
Single parent 2.0% 4.4% 3.9%
Small family 20.7% 12.6% 14.1%
Large family 12.3% 5.6% 6.9%
Large adult 9.1% 12.6% 11.9%
Older smaller 10.0% 19.9% 18.0%
Single pensioner 3.5% 15.1% 13.0%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Household working status
Single working adult 18.0% 16.2% 16.5%
Non-working single 10.6% 25.2% 22.5%
Working couple 50.7% 29.8% 33.7%
Couple, one works 11.4% 12.6% 12.4%
Couple, neither work 9.2% 16.2% 14.9%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
House/flat
House 60.4% 69.6% 67.8%
Flat 39.5% 30.4% 32.1%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Banded age of HiH
16-24 5.1% 1.8% 2.4%
25-44 44.6% 27.9% 31.0%
45-59 33.1% 28.8% 29.6%
60+ 17.3% 41.5% 36.9%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Gender of the Highest Income Householder
Male 59.5% 57.7% 58.0%
Female 40.0% 42.3% 41.8%
In another way 0.5% 0.0% 0.1%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
HiH Economic activity summary
Working 78.2% 56.2% 60.4%
Retired 12.8% 33.2% 29.3%
Other 9.0% 10.6% 10.3%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Local Authority
Aberdeen City 3.7% 4.5% 4.3%
Aberdeenshire 4.7% 4.5% 4.5%
Angus 1.1% 2.4% 2.2%
Argyll and Bute 0.8% 1.9% 1.7%
Clackmannanshire 0.5% 1.1% 1.0%
Dumfries and Galloway 1.9% 3.0% 2.8%
Dundee City 2.7% 2.8% 2.8%
East Ayrshire 1.6% 2.4% 2.2%
East Dunbartonshire 2.0% 1.8% 1.9%
East Lothian 1.1% 2.1% 1.9%
East Renfrewshire 1.5% 1.6% 1.6%
Edinburgh, City of 15.5% 8.2% 9.5%
Eilean Siar 0.4% 0.5% 0.5%
Falkirk 4.1% 2.6% 2.9%
Fife 7.7% 6.6% 6.8%
Glasgow City 14.7% 11.1% 11.8%
Highland 2.6% 4.8% 4.4%
Inverclyde 1.0% 1.6% 1.5%
Midlothian 1.5% 1.6% 1.6%
Moray 1.1% 1.9% 1.7%
North Ayrshire 1.6% 2.8% 2.6%
North Lanarkshire 4.8% 6.4% 6.1%
Orkney Islands 0.2% 0.5% 0.4%
Perth and Kinross 4.7% 2.3% 2.8%
Renfrewshire 2.7% 3.7% 3.5%
Scottish Borders 1.7% 2.3% 2.2%
Shetland Islands 0.3% 0.4% 0.4%
South Ayrshire 0.9% 2.4% 2.1%
South Lanarkshire 4.1% 6.4% 5.9%
Stirling 1.8% 1.5% 1.6%
West Dunbartonshire 2.2% 1.6% 1.7%
West Lothian 4.9% 2.8% 3.2%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
489 2,542 3,033
Table A4.3 Comparison of push-to-telephone video sample by mode of interview: selected geographic and household variables (weighted)
Video link Telephone All push2tv
Banded age of RA
16-24 17.4% 11.3% 12.5%
25-44 39.0% 29.7% 31.5%
45-59 28.7% 22.9% 24.0%
60+ 14.8% 36.1% 32.1%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Gender of random adult
Man/Boy 48.8% 48.4% 48.5%
Woman/Girl 50.8% 51.5% 51.4%
In another way 0.4% 0.1% 0.1%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Highest educational qualification
No qualifications 2.3% 12.9% 10.9%
Level 1 - O grade or equivalent 7.7% 15.1% 13.7%
Level 2 - Higher, A Level or equivalent 19.9% 18.5% 18.8%
Level 3 - HNC/HND or equivalent 12.7% 12.8% 12.8%
Degree or professional qualification 56.0% 36.2% 40.0%
Other qualification 1.4% 3.6% 3.2%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
General health
Not bad or very bad 97.2% 93.8% 94.4%
Bad or very bad 2.8% 6.2% 5.6%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
431 2,357 2,788

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