Publication - Research and analysis

Scottish Social Attitudes 2015: Technical Report

Published: 17 Mar 2016
ISBN:
9781786521507

This report provides detailed information on the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2015, including on the sample, response rate, and the approach to weighting and analysis.

Scottish Social Attitudes 2015: Technical Report
2. The 2015 survey

2. The 2015 survey

2.1 The 2015 survey contained questions on:

  • Attitudes to Government - 21 questions funded by Scottish Government
  • Discrimination - 50 questions funded by Scottish Government
  • Social Capital - 11 questions funded by Scottish Government
  • Minimum Unit Pricing - 4 questions funded by Scottish Government
  • Language Learning - 4 questions funded jointly by Scottish Government, University of Edinburgh and Scottish Centre for Information on Language Teaching
  • Attitudes to Policing - 25 questions funded jointly by Scottish Institute for Policing Research, Police Scotland and Scottish Police Authority

2.2 Findings from the modules funded by the Scottish Government will be available in reports published on the Scottish Government website (www.gov.scot). Separate programmes of dissemination are planned for each of the key topic areas covered in the different modules. This technical annex covers the methodological details of the survey as well as further discussion of the analysis techniques used in this report.


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