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Health Survey for England - 2012

The Health Survey for England (HSE) is part of a programme of surveys commissioned by the Health and Social Care Information Centre. It has been carried out since 1994 by the Joint Health Surveys Unit of NatCen Social Research and the Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at UCL (University College London). The study provides regular information that cannot be obtained from other sources on a range of aspects concerning the public's health and many of the factors that affect health. The series of Health Surveys for England was designed to monitor trends in the nation's health, to estimate the proportion of people in England who have specified health conditions, and to estimate the prevalence of certain risk factors and combinations of risk factors associated with these conditions. The survey is also used to monitor progress towards selected health targets. £ Each survey in the series includes core questions and measurements (such as blood pressure, anthropometric

Health Survey for England, 2015

The Health Survey for England series was designed to monitor trends in the nation's health; estimating the proportion of people in England who have specified health conditions, and the prevalence of risk factors and behaviours associated with these conditions. The surveys provide regular information that cannot be obtained from other sources. The surveys have been carried out since 1994 by the Joint Health Surveys Unit of NatCen Social Research and the Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at UCL. Each survey in the series includes core questions and measurements (such as blood pressure, height and weight, and analysis of blood and saliva samples), and modules of questions on topics that vary from year to year. The sample in 2015 contained 8,034 adults and 5,714 children and 5,378 adults and 1,297 children had a nurse visit.

Health Survey for England - 2013

The Health Survey for England series was designed to monitor trends in the nation's health, to estimate the proportion of people in England who have specified health conditions, and to estimate the prevalence of certain risk factors and combinations of risk factors associated with these conditions. The surveys provide regular information that cannot be obtained from other sources on a range of aspects concerning the public's health and many of the factors that affect health. Each survey in the series includes core questions and measurements (such as blood pressure, height and weight, and analysis of blood and saliva samples), as well as modules of questions on topics that vary from year to year. Four topics are reported for the first time this year: medicines, eye care, end of life care and a comparison of the health of shift workers and non-shift workers. Many chapters in this report contain more charts and less detailed descriptive text than in previous survey reports. We would...

Health Survey for England, 2014

The Health Survey for England series was designed to monitor trends in the nation's health, to estimate the proportion of people in England who have specified health conditions, and to estimate the prevalence of risk factors associated with these conditions. The surveys provide regular information that cannot be obtained from other sources on a range of aspects concerning the public's health. The surveys have been carried out since 1994 by the Joint Health Surveys Unit of NatCen Social Research and the Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at UCL. Each survey in the series includes core questions and measurements (such as blood pressure, height and weight, and analysis of blood and saliva samples), as well as modules of questions on topics that vary from year to year. New topics this year include hearing and mental health. The achieved sample for the 2014 survey was 8,077 adults (aged 16 and over) and 2,003 children (aged 0-15). This year tables are in excel...

Health Survey for England, 2016

Published: 13 December 2017 - Health Survey for England. The adult trends and child health reports cover: overweight, obesity and BMI; smoking; alcohol; physical activity; general health, long-standing illness; fruit and vegetable consumption. For adults there are also tables about blood pressure, well-being and the prevalence of diabetes. Additional topics reports for adults give more statistics about obesity and weight management, physical activity, well-being, social care, prescribed medicines, and kidney and liver disease.

Health Survey for England - 2009, Health and lifestyles

The Health Survey for England is a series of annual surveys designed to measure health and health-related behaviours in adults and children living in private households in England. The survey was commissioned originally by the Department of Health and, from April 2005 by The NHS Information Centre for health and social care. The Health Survey for England has been designed and carried out since 1994 by the Joint Health Surveys Unit of the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) and the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University College London Medical School (UCL). The 2009 Health Survey for England focused on long term health conditions and self-assessed general health. It looked at the effectiveness and use of personal care plans, which were introduced in 2006 as part of the strategy to support and empower those with long term conditions. The survey had a secondary focus on kidney disease, renal function and diabetes. As well as the focus topics, the...

Health Survey for England - 2010, Respiratory health

The Health Survey for England (HSE) is part of a programme of surveys commissioned by The NHS Information Centre for health and social care (NHS IC), and carried out since 1994 by the Joint Health Surveys Unit of the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) and the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the UCL Medical School. The study provides regular information that cannot be obtained from other sources on a range of aspects concerning the public's health and many of the factors that affect health. The series of Health Surveys for England was designed to monitor trends in the nation's health, to estimate the proportion of people in England who have specified health conditions, and to estimate the prevalence of certain risk factors and combinations of risk factors associated with these conditions. The survey is also used to monitor progress towards selected health targets. The main focus of the HSE in 2010 was respiratory health and lung function. Additional modules...

Health Survey for England - 2005, Health of Older People

This report presents detailed findings from the 2005 Health Survey for England. The report focuses on the health of older people - those aged 65 and over. Older people were asked questions on core topics such as general health, smoking and fruit and vegetable consumption. They were asked about their use of health, dental and social care services, cardiovascular disease (CVD), chronic diseases and quality of care, disabilities, falls and mental health. Several measurements were taken by specially trained nurses including height and weight, and blood pressure. Tests of physical function were performed and blood samples taken in order to measure conditions such as anaemia. Measures of social capital were included, for example participation in organised associations and contact with friends and family. Several measures of health were included for the first time: measures of function ie grip strength, walking impairment and ability to balance and a measure of geriatric depression.

Health Survey for England - 2008: Physical activity and fitness

Note 08/07/13:Errata for regarding two variables incorrectly labelled with the same description in the Data Archive for the Health Survey for England - 2008 dataset deposited in the UK Data Archive £ Author: Health and Social Care Information Centre, Lifestyle Statistics £ Responsible Statistician: Paul Eastwood, Lifestyles Section Head £ Version: 1 £ Original date of publication: 17th December 2009 £ Date of errata:£11th June£2013 £ £££££££££Two physical activity variables (NSWA201 and WEPWA201) in the Health Survey for England - 2008 dataset deposited in the Data Archive had the same description of 'on weekdays in the last week have you done any cycling (not to school)?'. This is correct for NSWA201, but incorrect for WEPWA201 £££££££££ The correct descriptions are: £££££££££ N

Health Survey for England - 2008,Trend tables

The Health Survey for England is a series of annual surveys designed to measure health and health-related behaviours in adults and children living in private households in England. The survey was commissioned originally by the Department of Health and, from April 2005 by The NHS Information Centre for health and social care. The Health Survey for England has been designed and carried out since 1994 by the Joint Health Surveys Unit of the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) and the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University College London Medical School (UCL). The trend tables focus upon key changes in core topics and measurements. These include estimates of the number, as well as the proportion, of people with a range of health related problems and lifestyle behaviours. Detailed findings for 2008 are reported in the main report: Health Survey for England - 2008: Physical Activity and Fitness.

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