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Data Provider: Welsh Government Mean mental wellbeing score for children in Wales - Health and well-being measures for children for the National Indicators
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[Collapse]2013/14Wales10.210.911.5
United Kingdom10.610.710.9
[Collapse]2011/12Wales9.910.410.9
United Kingdom10.410.610.7
[Collapse]2009/10Wales9.810.410.9
United Kingdom10.911.011.2

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Title
The mean mental wellbeing score for Children in Wales - Health and well-being measures for children for the National Indicators - Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ)

Last update
March 2017 March 2017

Next update
Unknown

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Understanding Society (USOC) Survey

Contact email
stats.healthinfo@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Designation
None

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Wales

Geographical coverage
United Kingdom

Languages covered
English only

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description
The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 is about improving the social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being of Wales. The Act places a legal requirement on Welsh Ministers to set national indicators for the purpose of measuring progress towards the achievement of the well-being goals.

The mean mental wellbeing score included in this cube been laid as one of the national indicators for the Well-Being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 and is taken from the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (information from the Understanding Society survey).


Data collection and calculation
Understanding Society, the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS), is a longitudinal survey of the members of approximately 40,000 households (at Wave 1) in the United Kingdom, i.e., the geographical area of the countries England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (NI).

Household members aged 10-15 years are asked to complete a short self-completion youth questionnaire.The youth SDQ questions are only included in every other wave of the survey. Interviews are typically carried out face-to-face in respondents’ homes by trained interviewers.

Further information on data collection and calculation can be found in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.

Data reference periods
2009/10 through to 2013/14

Statistical quality
Further information on quality and methods can be found in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.

Keywords
National Indicator, SDQ, Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire, Understanding Society, Child Mental Health