Seroprevalence by Sex


The serology workstream aims to estimate the proportion of people who have antibodies to coronavirus ("seroprevalence") in the general population of Scotland and to see if this changes over time. Information is presented on total antibody tests performed, positive results and estimated seroprevalence broken down by sex.

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Data Dictionary

Column Type Label Description
Year numeric Calendar year data pertains to.
DateBeginning numeric First day of the reference time period
DateEnding numeric Last day of the reference time period
Country text 9-digit country code for Scotland.
Sex text Sex of the individual.
SexQF text Qualifier for Sex.

Qualifier information

Source text Source of residual blood samples tested for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (covid-19): primary care (i.e. general practice), blood donor samples from the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) and antenatal.
TotalTested numeric Total number of individual blood samples tested for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (covid-19).
Positive numeric Number of individual samples testing positive for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (covid-19).
Seroprevalence numeric Estimated rate of antibodies present (seroprevalence), adjusted for the accuracy of the antibody test and weighted to the general population structure.
LowerConfidenceInterval numeric Lower confidence interval for the rate of antibodies present (seroprevalence).
UpperConfidenceInterval numeric Upper confidence interval for the rate of antibodies present (seroprevalence).
Response text Response (from vaccination, from infection, or overall).

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Data last updated August 3, 2022
Metadata last updated April 14, 2021
Created April 14, 2021
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