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United Kingdom Health and Lifestyle Survey 1984-1985 - UK Data Service


General Info
England, Scotland, Wales
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/1984 - 07/1985
Series or system 
United Kingdom - Great Britain Health and Lifestyle Survey
Data type
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal

This is the first wave of the Great Britain Health and Lifestyle Survey (HALS). It covers demographics, self-reported health, physiological measures, tests of cognitive functioning, personality and psychiatric status, dietary habits, exercise and leisure, alcohol consumption, smoking, and beliefs and attitudes about disease and health. HALS1 obtained 9003 face-to-face interviews, 7414 clinical measurements, and 6572 self-completed questionnaires.

The data are available from UK Data Service after registering on the website.