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Sweden National Food Consumption Survey 1997-1998


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Riksmaten 1997-1998
Sweden (SWE)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1997 - 12/1998
Series or system 
Sweden National Food Consumption Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative

This study was a follow-up to the 1989 Household Food Expenditure and Nutrition Survey (HULK). The purpose of this survey was to gather information on eating habits of Swedish adults between the ages of 18 and 74 years of age.

The data were collected through a self-reported 7-day coded food diary and a self-completed questionnaire. The diary included information such as when the food was consumed, and details of what was consumed, including portion size. The questionnaire asked about height, weight, sociodemographic characteristics, health status, cooking fat, physical activity, and salt added to foods.