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Scottish Household Survey - Survey Details

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Survey Details

This section provides background information on the Scottish Household Survey.

Overview | Methodology | Survey Content | Data Limitations | Managing Survey Development | Survey Review | List of Topics | Variable Lookup

Further Information

The following information on Survey Details is available:

  • Overview - background and histroy of the SHS, along with aims and objectives of the survey
  • Methodology - the survey structure, the sample, and use of computer-assisted interviewing
  • Survey Content - consultation exercise, appromixate length of the interview, core questions and questionnaire
  • Managing Survey Development - the contractors, the Technical Group, and other subgroups
  • List of Topics - questions asked of the highest income householder or his/her partner, and questions asked of randomly selected adult

If you have been approached for an interview, you may find the Information for Interviewees and the Frequently Asked Questions pages useful. They clarify the procedures and may answer some of the queries you may have. Further help is available by Contacting the SHS team.