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The PEAS project is based in Scotland and as a result the majority of our data is from Scottish Surveys.

Since the advent of the Scottish Parliament there has been an increase in the number of surveys of the Scottish population to monitor progress towards policy goals such as the Social Justice Targets. The start of the Scottish Household Survey coincided with this and at the same time the Family Resources Survey boosted its numbers in Scotland.

The surveys we are using include:

- Exemplar 1 Family Resources Survey Scottish respondents
- Exemplar 2 Scottish Household Survey
- Exemplar 3 Scottish Health Survey
- Exemplar 4 Workplace Employee Relations Survey (UK)
- Exemplar 5 Local Health Survey (Ayrshire and Arran) - web link to follow
- Exemplar 6 Edinburgh study of youth transitions and crime

The full data for all of these surveys (ecept exemplar 5) is abvailable from the ESRC data archive. Exemplar 5 data wil lshortly be made available on the web.

Because we are making micro-data available on a web site we have had to take steps to change some of the data so as to prevent individuals being identified.The principles and procedures we adopted to achieve this are explained in this document. .

We are most grateful to all the data providers for allowing us to make use of their data in this way and for their help in interpreting some of the analysis.


peas project 2004/2005/2006