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Publication name: Health Education Population Survey (HEPS) 1996-2003
Date: 01 November 2004
Description: The Health Education Population Survey (HEPS) was initiated by HEBS in 1995 to monitor general population trends in Scotland in adults' knowledge, awareness, attitudes and motivation to change with respect to health and health-related behaviours. The survey is conducted by BMRB International in two waves each year (March and September) to form a nationally representative annual sample of 1800 adults aged between 16 and 74 years. The 'little and often' monitoring approach of HEPS is intended to complement the other major national surveys, such as the Scottish Health Survey and Scottish Household Survey, which are carried out less frequently and with larger samples.
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