statistical methods

This Annual Report and Business Plan dovetails with the overarching outcomes as detailed in North Ayrshire’s Integrated Children’s Services Plan (2005-2008) and reviews the performance of the Committee in accordance with the Scottish Executive's performance indicators.

Report providing a statistical analysis of the NHS smoking cessation services uptake and outcomes in Scotland during the year 2008. The information used comes from the agreed national minimum dataset for smoking cessation services and is based on 'quit attempts' made during the year.

Much has been written about ethnic residential segregation in urban areas, almost all of it deploying single-index numbers to measure the degree of segregation. These give very little detailed appreciation of the extent to which different ethnic groups live apart from each other, and where.

Publication presenting findings from a range of statistical information to form an overall picture of demand for, supply of and outcomes from the social care workforce.

This resource provides information, statistics and research on drugs misuse in Scotland. Target users are policy makers, professionals, researchers, employers and the wider community. This website supports the implementation of the Scottish Drug Misuse Information Strategy.

Scottish Government statistical bulletin providing information on activity relating to community penalties in Scotland garnered from local authority social work management information systems.

Scottish Government publication giving a provisional statistical breakdown of care homes for adults in Scotland for the period up to 31 March 2008.

Report of a study which aimed to achieve a better understanding of young people not in education, employment or training at 16 and 17 through establishing a more detailed breakdown of the 'types' of young people in this category, the structural and personal issues they face and the probable routes into participation in learning for each of them.

Statistical publication presenting national figures for home care services provided or purchased by local authorities in Scotland.

Paper assessing public perceptions of gun and knife crime, opinions about the UK Government's response to it, the ease with which the public can obtain illegal weapons and the level of support for more severe penalties and strict enforcement.