State of the nation’s health in 2018 shown in new report
The latest figures for the Health Survey for England1 have been released by NHS Digital, monitoring trends in the nation’s health and featuring new data on gambling, asthma and longstanding conditions2.
The Health Survey for England, 2018 surveyed just over 10,000 adults and children to bring together data on conditions such as diabetes and hypertension, adult and child weight, smoking, drinking and physical activity.
Other information available includes figures on fruit and vegetable consumption, social care for older adults and e-cigarette use.
The Health Survey for England is commissioned annually by NHS Digital, the survey is carried out by NatCen Social Research in conjunction with University College London, who co-author the report with NHS Digital.
Please note: a correction was made to the gambling figures on 4 December 2019. Please see the publication page for more details.