The Public Health Directorate produces a range of reports and publications. Please view the latest editions below.
Director of Public Health Report
Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey
Healthy Weight Strategy Documents
Young Person’s Lifestyle Survey (YPLS) – 2008
A Young Person’s Lifestyle Survey was carried out in Forth Valley in 2008.
Invited: All state secondary schools in Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling Council areas were invited to participate in the Young Person’s Lifestyle Survey by the NHS Forth Valley Child Health Commissioner. Seven out of 19 schools agreed.
Pupils in S2 and S4 classes from three schools in Clackmannanshire, two schools in Falkirk and two schools in Stirling.
Pupils responded to online questions using ‘Survey Monkey’ from Monday September 1, 2008 to Friday September 19, 2008.
Details of the methodology, the contributors, the survey questionnaire and key findings can be accessed.
Additional findings will be added as these become available.
HMRC identified an error in the data they provided to Scottish Government for the calculation of the income domain of SIMD 2009. The SIMD 2009 income domain and the overall SIMD 2009 have been revised as a result.
The following documents have been amended in light of the revised SIMD 2009.