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Scottish Health Survey

Have you been selected for interview and want to know what this involves?

Click here for general information about the survey

A video has also been made to illustrate the wide range of uses of the health survey. It can be viewed on Vimeo or Youtube.    

Are you looking to use the data, or conduct follow-up research ?

Please refer to the Analyst Help section.  

Latest Updates

The Report on questionnaire changes from 2018 was published in June 2018.

Scottish Health Survey

SHeS 2013 coverThe Scottish Health Survey (SHeS) provides a detailed picture of the health of the Scottish population in private households and is designed to make a major contribution to the monitoring of health in Scotland.

Latest Reports

  • 2018 Main Report - The latest Scottish Health Survey main report
  • 2018 Summary Report - A short summary of the latest findings
  • 2018 Technical Report - A detailed desciption of the survey methodology. Includes questionnaire.
  • 2018 Supplementary Web Tables - Coming soon
  • Scottish Health Survey App - This dashboard summarises key indicators for Scotland (2012-2018) and NHS Health Boards and Local Authority areas for combined years 2015-2018.

Further Information

Key Topics

 SHeS mental wellbeing logo    Alcohol consumption    Smoking

 Diet    Physical activity    Obesity