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|Title:||Health Survey for England Time Series Dataset, 1991-2009|
|Depositor:||Higgins, V., University of Manchester. Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research. ESDS Government|
Higgins, V., University of Manchester. Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research. ESDS Government
Marshall, A., University of Manchester. Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research. ESDS Government
The Health Survey for England (HSE) is funded by the NHS Information Centre; earlier years were funded by the Department of Health.
The dataset was created as part of a project examining obesity. Collaborators on this project were Professor Iain Buchan, University of Manchester, Andrew Renehan, University of Manchester and Matthew Sperrin, University of Lancaster.
The HSE data collection was carried out by the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys (OPCS) in the early years and NatCen/Royal Free in later years.
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Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.The Health Survey for England is a time-series dataset of the HSE from 1991-2009 and is a result of a project funded by the University of Manchester to examine obesity.
More information about the HSE is available from the Health Survey for England webpages including information on the sample design, questionnaire and variables for each year of the survey. The original HSE datasets for 1991 to 2009 are held at the UK Data Archive under GN 33261.
The main topics include obesity, socio-economic status variables (e.g education, social class and income). Classification variables: ethnicity, sex, age etc, health-related variables: smoking, drinking, blood pressure, cholesterol, sample design variables: Government Office Region, physical activity, social capital.
|Time period:||1991 - 2009|
Government Office Regions
Administrative units (geographical/political)
|Kind of data:||
Individual (micro) level
General population of England 1991-2009 aged 16 years and over
Repeated cross-sectional study
1991-2009, combined into a time-series dataset
multi-stage stratified and clustered sample. Sample design varies between years
|Number of units:||206,569 cases|
|Method of data collection:||
Face-to-face interview; Self-completion; Physical measurements
|Weighting:||Weighting used. See documentation for details|
|AGE||ALCOHOL USE||ANTHROPOMETRIC DATA|
|CHRONIC ILLNESS||CLINICAL TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS||COMMUNITIES|
|HEALTH||HEIGHT (PHYSIOLOGY)||HOUSING TENURE|
|INCOME||LOCAL COMMUNITY FACILITIES||OBESITY|
|SMOKING CESSATION||SMOKING||SOCIAL ATTITUDES|
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|First edition:||03 July 2012|
|Copyright:||Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland|
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