Scottish Health Survey Frequently Asked Questions
Which years of
the SHeS are available?
Data from the SHeS are available from our
What format is
the data available in?
The data are available in SPSS, STATA and ASCII format.
Where can I
obtain statistics and tables from the SHeS?
reports are downloadable from the Scottish Government website.
Does the SHeS
include information at the person level?
Yes, data are available at the household and person level.
What is the most
detailed geography I can analyse the data at?
Data are available at the Scottish Health Board level.
Before I order,
how do I find out what questions/variables are included?
Variable lists and PDF user guides (including questionnaires) are freely available
on our website.
Is there a more
There is a
generic FAQ for all surveys available.