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United Kingdom Dietary and Nutritional Survey of British Adults 1986-1987


General Info
England, Scotland, Wales
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/1986 - 08/1987
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Interview

The Dietary and Nutritional Survey of British Adults 1986-1987 was a precursor to the National Diet and Nutrition Survey series, which was started in 1992-1993. Data was collected through face-to-face interivew, self-completed food diaries, anthropometric and blood pressure measurements, and samples of blood and urine from adults aged 18 to 64. 

Suggested citation 

Office of Population Censuses and Surveys. Social Survey Division, Dietary and Nutritional Survey of British Adults, 1986-1987 [computer file]. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive [distributor], September 1991. SN: 2836,