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Health Survey for England Time Series Dataset, 1991-2009

Title details

SN: 7025
Title: Health Survey for England Time Series Dataset, 1991-2009
Persistent identifier: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-7025-1
Depositor: Higgins, V., University of Manchester. Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research. ESDS Government
Principal investigator(s): 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
Other acknowledgements: 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.

Citation

The citation for this study is:

Higgins, V., Marshall, A. (2012). Health Survey for England Time Series Dataset, 1991-2009. [data collection]. UK Data Service. SN: 7025, http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-7025-1

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Specific diseases and medical conditions - Health

Abstract

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.


Main Topics:
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.

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: 1991 - 2009
Country: England
Spatial units: Government Office Regions
Observation units: Individuals
Administrative units (geographical/political)
Kind of data: Numeric data
Individual (micro) level
Universe: National
General population of England 1991-2009 aged 16 years and over
Time dimensions: Repeated cross-sectional study
1991-2009, combined into a time-series dataset
Sampling procedures: 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

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Administrative and access information

Date of release:
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
Access conditions: The depositor has specified that registration is required. Available to all registered users. The depositor may be informed about usage.
Availability: UK Data Service
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Documentation

Title File Name Size (KB)
User Guide userguide1991-2009_hse.pdf 253
Study information and citation UKDA_Study_7025_Information.htm 16
READ File read7025.htm 10

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