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Table 3 Demographics of children referred to school nurses

From: Supporting the health and well-being of school-aged children through a school nurse programme: a realist evaluation

Item Description Site A (n = 299) Site B (n = 107)
Gender (% of cases) Boys 36.3 46.7
Girls 63.7 53.3
School level (% of cases) Nursery 0 2
Primary 29 58
Secondary 72 38
Deprivationa (Scottish Index of Multiple deprivation (SIMD) (% of cases) SIMD 1 (most deprived) 26 11
SIMD 2 21 23
SIMD 3 34 19
SIMD 4 16 35
SIMD 5 (least deprived) 3 12
  1. aNo postcode recorded for 84 pupils in site A and 6 pupils in site B
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