UK Data Service series record for:

National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles

Series abstract

The National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (NATSAL) was first conducted in 1990-1991 and then repeated (NATSAL II) in 2000. The main objectives were to provide a detailed understanding of patterns of sexual behaviour in Britain (including for example, numbers of sexual partners, frequency of different sexual practices, and homosexual experience); to provide data for HIV/AIDS projections in Britain; assess changes in behaviour since NATSAL I and measure the prevalence of chlamydia trachomatis infection. A third wave, NATSAL III, was conducted in 2010, but is not yet held at the UK Data Archive.

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GN 33353  |  National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles, 1990-

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Related studies:

  Discrimination Against Gay Men and Lesbians, 1993 (SN 3553)
  Towards Better Sexual Health: a Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles of Young People in Northern Ireland, 2000-2002 (SN 6145)

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