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United Kingdom Health Survey for England 1997-1998 - UK Data Service


General Info
Original or alternative title 
HSE 1997
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1997 - 02/1998
Series or system 
United Kingdom Health Survey for England (HSE)
Data type
  • Household

The 1997 Health Survey for England included both an interview component with a self-completion element, and a nurse visit to take blood samples, blood pressure, and other measurements. Information was obtained for individuals ages 2 years and older. In 1997, the major focus of the survey was on the health of children and young people. In addition to general health, topics included breathing problems, physical activity, and accidents.

Absenteeism, Alcohol use, Alcohol use disorders, Allergies, Animal injuries, Anthropometry, Assets, Asthma, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Causes of morbidity, Child anthropometry, Contact with venomous animals and plants, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Diet, Dietary supplements, Disability, Drug consumption, Education degrees, Emergency care, Employment, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, Falls, Family composition, Family size, Foreign bodies, Fruits and vegetables, Health care personnel, Health care use, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hospitals, Household heat, Housing, Housing conditions, Hypertension, Income, Injectable contraceptives, Marital status, Medicines, Mental health symptoms, Micronutrient supplements, Occupations, Physical activity, Poisonings, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, Public social assistance, Respiratory function tests, Respiratory infections, Road and vehicle safety, Road traffic injuries, School enrollment, Social class, Telephones, Tobacco smoking, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Unintentional injuries, Weight, Antibiotics, Antihypertensive drugs, Catheters, Child health care, Corrective lenses, Dental care, Eczema, Edentulism, Education, Emergency preparedness, Employment benefits, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Hormone replacement therapy, Incontinence, Iron supplements, Limited mobility, Medical equipment, Menopause, Menstruation, Mobility aids, Occupational injuries, Oral conditions, Safety, Skin diseases, Vision loss, Anemia, FFQ