Gender: key data sources

The data sources used by the reports and ScotPHO webpages referenced in these gender webpages include:

Alcohol Information Scotland

Census 2011

Childhood immunisation Statistics

Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Survey – reports a wide range of health behaviours

Health Protection Scotland Annual data tables for data on communicable diseases including sexually transmitted infections

Homelessness Annual Reference Tables – homelessness applications by sex

ISD health topics pages for incidence, prevalence, hospital activity including emergency care, sexual health including teenage pregnancy, and mortality for a wide variety of clinical conditions, drawing on Scottish National Data Schemes as well as NRS (see below).

NSS Scotland's Practice Team Information statistics contains links to topic specific statistics, including consultations for high blood pressure and high cholesterol

Labour Force Survey for information on employment and unemployment rates and income levels by gender.

National Records Scotland (NRS)

NOMIS - labour force statistics

Scottish Cancer Registry page of the ISD website

Scottish Crime & Justice Survey

Scottish Health Survey for health behaviour data, including diet, physical activity, alcohol consumption, blood pressure and obesity

Scottish Household Survey for disability and other data, including in the 2007-08 report details of cultural participation by gender.

Scottish Inpatient Patient Experience Survey – for care experience by gender

Statistical Bulletin Crime and Justice Series. Domestic Abuse Recorded by the Police in Scotland

Statistics on School Education in Scotland

The Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) for primary care data 

The Scottish Drugs Misuse Database

The Scottish Government’s income and poverty statistics   

The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS) which is included in the Scottish Health Survey (above)  and in the Scottish Adolescents Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS).

Youth Homelessness statistics