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United Kingdom National Diet and Nutrition Survey 2008-2011 - UK Data Service


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/2008 - 03/2011
Series or system 
United Kingdom National Diet and Nutrition Survey
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The 2008-2011 National Diet and Health Survey is a three-year, continuous, cross-sectional survey of children and adults over the age of 18 months. Data were collected through a questionnaire, food diaries, anthropometric measurements, blood and urine samples, and a physical activity monitor for children aged 4-10.

Suggested citation 

National Centre for Social Research, Medical Research Council. Resource Centre for Human Nutrition Research and University College London. Medical School, National Diet and Nutrition Survey, 2008-2011 [computer file]. 5th Edition. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive [distributor], March 2013. SN: 6533,